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Political Science Research Sources

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A research source that consists of an original document or a first hand account of an event or observation is known as which of the following?

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1. A source that outlines the state of the research on a specific subject matter is best described as which of the following?

2. A published source that has been assessed by a group of experts in the field is known as what?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What do you understand about sources used in political science research? Assess your understanding of these resources and go over examples of them using the quiz and worksheet.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Take the quiz to identify how much knowledge you possess about these sources:

  • A source that is used to locate research sources
  • The source that contains peer-reviewed articles of academic nature
  • A type of source that outlines the state of the research on a specific subject
  • Research source consisting of an original document or first-hand account of an event
  • Name for a published source that has been evaluated by a group of experts

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about different types of sources
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about a source that is used to find research sources
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on political science research sources

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