For this Discussion, you are asked to conduct research in the Walden Library and/or contemporary news sources to find an article that presents a particular event highlighting immoral behavior of children or adolescents.
After going through this guide you will be able to find an article for the discussion by:
Below you can see sample searches in two different databases, and suggestions for searching the internet, for articles about bullying. Search either or both of the databases shown to find an article that will work for you.
If you're having a hard time deciding on a topic check out the Library's topic guide.
Academic Search Complete is a general database that searches many news sources. You can look for articles in Academic Search Complete by following these steps:
3. In the first search box enter:
child* OR teen* OR adolescen*
Note: Using an asterisk (*) after the beginning of a word tells the database to search for any variations in endings of the word. For example, teen* will search for teen, teens, teenage, teenager, etc.
Note: You can expand your search with synonyms that express the same concept, separating them with the word OR.
4. In the second search box, enter your chosen immoral behavior.
For example, you could enter:
Note: The * allows you to capture all forms of the word, such as bully, bullying, etc.
5. In the Publication Type section click Periodical, then hold down the Ctrl key on your keyboard and click Newspaper.
6. Click Search. Browse through the results to find something that works for you.
To learn more about the use of OR, AND and NOT, look at our Boolean guide.
If you prefer, you can do a search on the open Internet. Note that you will get a lot more results from an open web search, and you will have to evaluate whether the site is credible or not.
Lots of news sources are available online, including newspaper and magazine websites as well as news aggregators such as Google and Yahoo News: