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Interior Design Research

This guide provides an overview of resources for interior design research

Overview

The information literate individual can adeptly navigate our increasingly complex information landscape. They can find, evaluate, and use information and understand complex issues tied to authority, inquiry, exploration, scholarship, and creation. The videos in tutorials listed here are recommended for all interior design students so they can successfully engage in evidence-based design.

Curriculum Map

Design Foundations

Tutorial: Why Information Literacy Matters
Tutorial: Choosing & Using Keywords
Tutorial: Search Techniques, part 1
Tutorial: Search Techniques, part 2
Tutorial: Synthesizing Information 
Video: Anatomy of a Research Paper
Video: Why Citations Matter
Tutorial: Why Citations Matter
Video: APA Citation Style
Tutorial: APA Citations
Video: Plagiarism
 

Materials and Resources

Tutorial: Information Has Value

Video: Peer Review

Video: Types of Sources

Video: How to Read Scholarly Materials

Video: Choosing a database

Video: Copyright

 

Commercial Design II

Video: What is Authority 
Video: Evaluating Sources

 

Advanced Design I

Tutorial: Synthesizing Information 
Video: Anatomy of a Research Paper
Video: Why citations matter
Video: Copyright