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Communication Strategies Student Resources: Investigating

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Use a variety of media and methods to learn and gather new information and solve problems.

Using this Strategy

As a college student, you will use this strategy to: 

  • Solve problems with innovation and creativity
  • Gather new information to meet individual and team goals  
  • Analyze and evaluate information
  • Identify audience and stakeholder needs 
  • Ask questions to gather information and clarity
  • Find strategies, techniques and processes that help create effective teams

Key Resources

To ask questions as you gather information: 

To evaluate websites and online resources: 

To develop an effective research question: 

To solve problems: 

To get help from a Library staff member on gathering and analyzing information: