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Information Literacy in the Disciplines Guide Instruction Section Website The Instruction Section is part of ACRL, a division of ALA. Skip to content Information Literacy in the Disciplines Guide This site contains links and citations to information literacy standards and curricula developed by accrediting agencies, professional associations, and institutions of higher education. Resources listed were identified by the “Information Literacy in the Disciplines Committee” through contacting accrediting agencies, conducting literature reviews, and searching the web.

4 Steps to Reading Your Textbook Efficiently Reading is definitely a huge part of learning, and there are almost no ways to avoid reading in college. If you are taking arts and humanity subjects, you will definitely understand the need of reading textbooks efficiently. By reading efficiently, it doesn’t simply mean finishing the reading fastly. It means you have to use the minimum amount of time to read and understand the text. A lot of people disregard the importance of understanding a text and simply go through the reading without having a big picture in their mind. Credo InfoLit Learning Community New Credo Resources Final Version of Credo's IL Strategy Handbook Released Credo has released the final version of our IL Strategy Handbook, a free online publication that covers how to plan, implement, and improve an IL program.

Online Research Model Use tabs above to access Online Research Models & Slam Dunks for each level and subject. The BCPS Online Research Models (ORMs) and Slam Dunks are learner-centered digital research lessons designed to guide students through a structured inquiry process. The research models have been developed by collaborative teams of library media specialists, teachers, and content specialists at the BCPS summer curriculum workshops since 1998.

How To Properly Search For and Attribute Creative Commons Photos If your students are content creators (and honestly, most of them are), they already know that high-quality images make their work stand out. They can find plenty of open source images if they know where to look. Creative Commons was built to help us find some of the best open-source options out there. That’s only the first step, however. We also need to know how to properly attribute Creative Commons photos. In this article, we’ll give you and your students some handy tools and tips to help you do safe image searches for all your project needs using Creative Commons.

Rubrics - RAILS Rubrics are powerful tools for assessment. The RAILS project is intended to help librarians create and use rubrics for information literacy assessment. To this end, RAILS serves as clearinghouse for information literacy rubrics. Existing RAILS rubrics are grouped by topic and/or by creator and accessible using the navigation links on the right. Any of these rubrics can be modified and saved by librarians; librarians can also upload new rubrics.

Scholarly vs Popular Is it Scholarly or Popular? You may be asked to use scholarly articles for your research paper. Here are some hints to help you recognize if an article is scholarly or not. The terms peer reviewed and refereed mean that experts have evaluated the article. Peer reviewed, refereed articles are scholarly. Articles that are not scholarly are considered popular. Creating Good Research Questions - English: Intro to College Writing - Research Guides at Madison College (Madison Area Technical College) Creating research questions is an important step in the research process that many students would rather skip. For one, it can be more difficult than it appears, because research questions require a shift in student thinking. Essentially, a good research question will guide how, where and why you search for particular information. It will guide what information is most important to you.

Grades 9-12 Research Guide HOME Last updated: August 2016 BCPS K-12 Research Guides, Copyright 2014, Baltimore County Public Schools, MD, all rights reserved. BCPS Research Guides may be used for educational, non-profit school use only. All other uses, transmissions, and duplications are prohibited unless permission is granted expressly. The Baltimore County Public schools does not guarantee the accuracy or quality of information located on telecommunications networks. How to Cite President Obama's Farewell Address - EasyBib Blog President Barack Obama delivered his farewell address to the nation on Tuesday, January 10th, signifying the end of his historic time in office. Now you’ve been tasked by your teacher to write about and cite it. Let’s review how you can easily cite this speech if it was found online as a transcript or a video. How to Cite a Transcript of the Speech

Chapter 2. Digital Collections LMS Embedded Librarianship LMS embedded librarians are engaged in student learning according to the Ithaka S+R US Library Survey 2013. They confer with faculty members to discover what their learning outcomes are and what their research assignments entail. After considering what students will have to know and do as researchers, the librarian identifies which subject databases are most appropriate. Academic libraries will license and sometimes buy hundreds of these subject databases.

Popular Literature vs. Scholarly Peer-Reviewed Literature: What's the Difference? Popular Literature Popular literature is written by journalists, who are employed by the magazine for which they write. Journalists cover news and current events in a field, write profiles of people, places, or events, and express political opinions. Some examples of popular literature are: The New York Times Newsweek National Geographic Psychology Today Natural History The Nation New Republic Science News #7 Avoiding Researcher Bias - Think Like a Researcher: Instruction Resources - LibGuides at University of California Merced Lesson Pre-questions Video: Researcher Mike Rugg Talks About His Bigfoot Sightings Post-questions 1) Pre-video discussion questions: Do you believe that Bigfoot really exists? Why or why not? Have any of you done serious research on the subject of Bigfoot, Sasquatch, yetis, etc.?

CORA is an open educational resource where both faculty and librarians can share and collaborate on research assignments. CORA's teaching toolkit includes assessment and activity ideas. by jb16g Mar 15

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