Information Has Value

Data vs. Information vs. Knowledge

This is a good way to get students thinking about the conceptual differences between data, information and knowledge – which is an important first step to understanding how data, information and knowledge are created, disseminated and consumed. 

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Annotated Bibliography Assignment Assessment

Sample Excel sheet for recording multiple variables and characteristics when assessing student Annotated Bibliography assignments. 

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STEM Honors Citations and Bibliographies Class Activities

Learning Outcomes:Students will see best practices on citations for their poster session or honors paper, including key database and RaptorSearch examples.Students will receive a demonstration of the relationship between their reference list and their in-text citations.Students will see examples of how to better integrate citations into their writing, including examples of paraphrasing, summarizing, and incorporating multiple sources or switches among sources.

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BiologyMultidisciplinary
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Syllabus: MAcc Business Research for Valuation Professionals Immersion week

These materials accompany the book chapter 7 "Database Scavenger Hunt and Analysis for Accounting Students" from Teaching Business Information Literacy published by ACRL Press.

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Sample of Assignment II: Database Scavenger Hunt & Analysis for Valuation Professionals

These materials accompany the book chapter 7 "Database Scavenger Hunt and Analysis for Accounting Students" from Teaching Business Information Literacy published by ACRL Press.

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AccountingBusiness

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Assignment II: Database Scavenger Hunt & Analysis for Valuation Professionals

These materials accompany the book chapter 7 "Database Scavenger Hunt and Analysis for Accounting Students" from Teaching Business Information Literacy published by ACRL Press.

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AccountingBusiness

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Understanding and Critiquing the Peer Review Process

Goal: The primary goal of the activity or assignment is for students to develop an increased understanding of the peer review process and how it is connected to the authority or credibility of different information sources. Students will also be encouraged to consider some of the criticisms that have been raised about the process and consider alternatives for determining authoritative sources within a field or discipline.Learning Outcomes:Explain the basic process of scholarly peer reviewExplore how the peer review process is used to identify or establish authoritative or credible works within a fieldCritically examine the peer review process, considering it in connection with issues such as access and bias

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Not Discipline Specific
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Consumer Data Research Tools Worksheet

These materials accompany the book chapter “Using Facebook and Google digital marketing tools to engage with consumer data” from Teaching Business Information Literacy published by ACRL Press. Worksheet can be used in class to accompany lesson plan from chapter. 

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Business
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Google Trends tutorial

These materials accompany the book chapter “Using Facebook and Google digital marketing tools to engage with consumer data” from Teaching Business Information Literacy published by ACRL Press. Visual tutorial of how to euse Google Trends.

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Facebook Audience Insights tutorial

These materials accompany the book chapter “Using Facebook and Google digital marketing tools to engage with consumer data” from Teaching Business Information Literacy published by ACRL Press.Visual tutorial of how to enable and use Facebook Audience Insights, 

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Business
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