Identifying Stakeholders: Who Cares?
||This is an exercise to get student to think and discuss different kinds of stakeholders surrounding a topic and what genres of sources those stakeholders might publish in (both formal &
- Beforehand, create a stakeholder chart on a topic relevant to the course content (see stakeholders example below)
- During class, show students an example stakeholder chart. Talk through some of the different types of stakeholders and the sources of information that the stakeholders produce (publications, etc.)
- Ask students to respond to: what’s listed there, who they might add as a stakeholder?what types of sources they might add? where would they find these sources (web, library)?
- Transition from the discussion to strategies for finding this wide variety of sources in search engines and library databases
- Give students a blank version of the stakeholders chart and/or ask them to tag each source that they find with a stakeholder & source type tag
|| Evaluating sources; In-class
|| 10 minute discussion; 10-minute reflection on student’s stakeholder / source tags
||Stakeholders Worksheet; Stakeholders Example