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Business, Government and Society (MGMT003)_Research Camp_2017: Activities

Activity 2 Keywords and Concepts

2.1. Use the Thesaurus feature in EBSCOhost and identify three related keywords or concepts for your chosen topic

a)

b)

c)

2.2. How can this help you when searching?

Activity 4 Movie Time [Option A]

Option A: Watch the short clip entitled: NEWater: A Singapore Success Story https://youtu.be/DWWU-8_4wu0 and answer the following questions thinking about BGS:

1. What happens in the final stage?

2. How was society involved in NEWater?

3. Who are the biggest users of NEWater?

4. Do you think the government agency involved in water matters is effective? Why?

5. Name a legislation related to water in Singapore

6. Locate some data on recent water consumption in Singapore

7. Write a short abstract of the video [3 sentences]

8. Cite the video using the APA citation style

9. Name a company operating in this industry?

Activity 4 Movie Time [Option C]

Option C: Watch the short clip entitled, Will the drive to make Singapore car lite succeed?

https://youtu.be/8BoMHK27dA0 answer the following questions thinking about BGS:

1. Draw a MindMap to depict the contents of the video

2. Which government agencies are mentioned in the video

3. Write a short abstract of the video [3 sentences]

4. Cite the video using the APA citation style

5. Name a company operating in this industry?

6. What 5 concepts are related to car lite?

Activity 1 Research as Inquiry: Critical Thinking

1.1. Which topic have you chosen?

1.2. Find a partner and interview him/her about your chosen topic.

1.3. Use the Research as Inquiry: Critical Thinking Template and answer the questions

Activity 3 Check Out

3.1. Use the Library Search and borrow a book about your chosen topic.

3.2. Skim and scan the through the book. Look at the table of contents and index.

Prepare a short book review on a separate page.

You will be required to share with the rest of the class.

[Please do not copy from online reviews e.g. Amazon].

Activity 4 Movie Time [Option B]

Option B: Watch the short clip entitled: Population projected at 6.9 million by 2030 with strong Singaporean core https://youtu.be/ktGZv4VcbV0 answer the following questions thinking about BGS:

1. Which country is being compared to Singapore?

2. What is the name of the White Paper being referred to in the press conference?

3. What is the current population in relation to the government projections?

4. Explain the government’s strategy to address the declining population.

5. Which two infrastructure areas will be looked into?

6. Who described the population issue as “difficult and complex”

7. Write a short abstract of the video [3 sentences]

8. Cite the video using the APA citation style

9. Name a company operating in this industry?

10. Do you think the government agency involved in population matters is effective? Why?

Activity 5 Information Gathering for your Research Topic

5.1. Use BMI Research to locate an industry report closest to your topic

Title of report:

5.1.1. What is the structure/headings in the report?

5.1.2. What companies are mentioned in the report?

 

5.2. Select three scholarly journal articles and cite them using the APA citation style.

Hint Use Library Search.

 

5.3. Use FACTIVA to locate three Newspaper Articles published in the last two years

 

5.4. Locate three local web sites and provide the following information using this format:

Title/Name of Webpage:

URL:

What is this website about?

The use of electronic resources must comply with the Appropriate Use of Electronic Resources Policy and Singapore Management University Acceptable Use Policy