Research has always been a vital skill for students engaging in higher level learning. This is especially true for 21st century learners who are inundated with information every second of the day. New media formats, changing technology and the increasing importance of information in our society make research skills more important than ever.
If students are to succeed in the 21st century work force they need to be accurate, intelligent and thoughtful researchers. It is important to teach students that research is more than a skill; it is a way of thinking about and interacting with the world around us.
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