"My students benefitted enormously from the hands-on experience using data bases, but most especially from the realization that research topics actually develop through deep thinking about a given topic." ~ Joanna Heathcote, Dept. of Management

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In other words, they realized they are capable of coming up with researchable questions and then drawing conclusions. This initial step is one that students don't seem ready to take at the university level and having the extra tutorial to help them move through all the steps required has really contributed to a higher level of learning and performance in my course.