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Bibliography: Reports on Misinformation & Media/News Literacy

Reports from leading organizations on Misinformation & Media/News Literacy

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Think-Pair-Share Worksheet for Search Terms and Strategies

This think-pair-share activity worksheet allows students to apply search terms to their own research topic and can be used after a class discussion or class lecture on library and database searching. First, students think on their own about potential search terms for their own topic. Then, they pair up and discuss how they thought of those terms and how they might use Boolean operators to connect those terms. Lastly, the pairs share with the class about what they talked about in their pairs. This resource is suitable for in-person and synchronous online instruction and takes about 10 minutes for students to complete the entire think-pair-share process.

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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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Background vs. Scholarly - What's the Difference?

This activity is designed to help students understand the difference between background sources and scholarly sources. Students will read a quick overview of the key differences between these source types, and then they will be asked to classify five sample sources. For each source, they will make an initial judgment based on a screenshot and then take a closer look at the full source to see if their gut instinct was correct. Correct answers and explanations are provided for each source.This activity is suitable for in-person, synchronous online, and asynchronous online instruction. It is self-paced and takes most students between 10 and 15 minutes to complete. The activity is hosted on Microsoft Sway, and it can be completed on a computer, tablet, phone, or any device with an internet connection.

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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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Brainstorm Station Rotation!

This is a brainstorming activity in which students work in groups that each spend time (approx. 2-3 min.) at 3 different stations. 

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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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Authority is Constructed and Contextual Infographic

This resource provides an overview of the concept Authority is Constructed and Contextual from the Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education. A brief overview of the concept is provided and several of the related knowledge practices and dispositions are highlighted. 

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