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Keywords are the words or phrases you use to search for information for your assignment. They represent the key ideas in your assignment topic/question.

Example topic

Modern university students are often asked to reflect on their learning using reflective journals, blog entries, or short essays. Discuss the role of reflection in enhancing the learning experience at university.

In this example topic the keywords are reflect, reflection, enhancing, "learning experience"

Each author uses different words, so it is a good idea to brainstorm alternatives for your keywords e.g.

Keywords

Alternatives

reflection

reflect

“reflective practice”

“reflective learning"

 

enhancing

enhance

benefits

beneficial

advantages

 

You can then use combinations of these keywords to search Library Search

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