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FYS Session: Comparing Sources Activity

Library Instruction for FYS

"The trick to effective writing using sources is to remember that sources come from people, and the people you cite are helping you build a case, make an argument, or explain ideas. Use your sources strategically - as allies and informants."

How do I Use Sources Without Plagiarizing? from Getting Started - a Guide to How the Library Works: Using Sources: http://libguides.gustavus.edu/c.php?g=302294&p=2016536

Questions

Imagine you are writing an informational speech about the effect of student debt on society for your effective speaking class.  Review each source to the right, and answer the following questions.

College Debt Sources

Your topic:  The effects of student debt

Your topic:  The effect of student debt on individuals and the economy

Click on the image of the article below, then click on

on the left after the article appears.

Effects of college education debt on graduate school attendance and early career and lifestyle choices

Your topic:  The effect of student debt on individuals and the economy