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Business Intelligence Tool & Company Analysis [Instructor Use-with pictures]

These materials accompany the book chapter “Data Visualization: Visualizing Decisions” from Teaching Business Information Literacy published by ACRL Press.

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Business Intelligence Tool & Company Analysis Worksheet [Student Assignment]

These materials accompany the book chapter “Data Visualization: Visualizing Decisions” from Teaching Business Information Literacy published by ACRL Press.

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Thinking Outside the Box Workheet

These materials accompany the book chapter 27 “Thinking Outside the "Box": Conducting Supply Chain Procurement Research” from Business Information Literacy published by ACRL Press.

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Reflective Teaching Form

This Google Form can be used for you to track information about your instruction in one-shot and embedded information literacy sessions.  Reflecting upon your current instruction is a critical step in becoming a more effective information literacy instructor.  This form will allow you to track class information (e.g. professor, number of students, date of instruction, length of instruction), general feedback on the session (e.g. what worked well, what could have gone better), lesson planning details (e.g. which ACRL Frames were incorporated, what tools were used for assessment, when assessment was implemented), and findings from your assessment.  You can generate a Google Sheet to view all your entries, returning to past entries and reflections when you teach similar content or classes in the future to remember what aspects worked well and what you might want to change to have a more successful session.To use this form, create a copy to your Google Drive, which will allow you to tweak, add, or remove questions so that you can tailor the form for your own reflections on your teaching practice.  

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Using Altmetrics to Evaluate Pseudoscience News Media

These are the slides for the learning activity in the book chapter, "Teaching Undergraduates to Collate and Evaluate News Sources with Altmetrics" from the book Teaching About Fake News: Lesson Plans for Different Disciplines and Audiences. These slides include goals, definitions of original research, the scholarly conversation, altmetrics; and an in-class activity. 

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Quote Tracing Activity

The purpose of this activity is to recognize how a quote can be taken out of context in subtle (and overt) ways. The goal is to locate a quote within a news article and trace it through multiple layers of context to discover how journalists’ interpretations of quotes impact our understanding of actual events and news.

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#follow: Ethical Reflections on Influencers & Marketing Tactics

Powerpoint to accompany social media influencer/business information literacy activity, exploring roles and responsibilities of consumers and content creators, debates regarding influencer marketing tactics and misleading advertisements, and ways to distinguish sponsored content. Created by Mia Wells and Laureen Cantwell. Accompanies chapter "Bad Influence: Disinformation and Ethical Considerations of Influencer Marketing Campaigns on Social Media Platforms," from the book Teaching About Fake News: Lesson Plans for Different Disciplines and Audiences (Eds.: Benjes-Small, C. M., Wittig, C., & Oberlies, M. K.; 2021; ACRL).
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A new study says...[ppt]

Powerpoint to accompany science information literacy activity following a news article back to a research article.  Created by Megan Carlton and Lea Leininger.  Accompanies chapter How the scientific method invalidates ‘fake news.’ From the book Teaching About Fake News: Lesson Plans for Different Disciplines and Audiences. Benjes-Small, C. M., Wittig, C., & Oberlies, M. K. (Eds.). (2021): https://uncg.on.worldcat.org/v2/oclc/1262768350

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A new study says...[worksheet]

This worksheet accompanies the science information literacy activity "A new study says..."  by Megan Carlton and Lea Leininger.  The worksheet was created by Megan Carlton using Canva and exported as a pdf.

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#ForYou: Algorithms & the Attention Economy

By the end of the #ForYou: Algorithms & the Attention Economy workshop, students will be able to:describe recommender system algorithms in order to examine how they shape individuals' online experiences through personalizationanalyze their online behaviors and subsequent ad profiles in order to reflect on how they influence how individuals encounter, perceive, & evaluate information, leading to echo chambers & political polarizationassess how their data is used to personalize their online experience in order to build algorithmic awareness & make informed, intentional choices about their information consumption**This is a standalone workshop but also scaffolds from the Penn State Berks Privacy Workshop which gives students some foundational understanding of personal data collection practices.

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