1. Pair off with your neighbor and share with each other ideas for a Freakonomics style question or topic to research for the class project. For each topic come up with some questions to ask and keywords to search.
Also explore the Pew Research Center, an open access website of authoritative research on public policy issues.
Get started using these steps:
Navigate to the registration page for Armstrong's subscription (http://accessnyt.com/)
Create your account using your Armstrong email address (@armstrong.edu; @stu.armstrong.edu)
Once you have registered, you will be able to access NYTimes.com from any location. Just Log In using the option in the upper right corner of the NYTimes.com page.
Visit nytimes.com/mobile to download your free NYTimes apps.
Currency: (The timeliness of the information)
Relevance: (The importance of the information for your needs)
Authority: (The source of the information)
Accuracy: (The reliability, truthfulness, and correctness of the informational content)
Purpose: (The reason the information exists)
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