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IL Lesson 4: Keywords & Synonyms

  1. Break into groups by group number (1, 2, or 3)
  2. Go to the slide with your group number

  3. Determine the keywords for the research question: 

    What are the impacts of social media on the mental health of college students?"
  4. Determine at least two sets of synonyms for each keyword

  5. Write them on your slide

  6. Conduct a search using your keywords in your assigned database 

  1. Post the two top articles on the results list

  2. Come back as a group, share out to compare...

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