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The Penn State Berks Privacy Workshop Series focuses on privacy issues for students in the past, present, and future.  The Privacy Workshop spotlights privacy practices and concerns in the current moment; Digital Leadership explores future implications of past and current digital behaviors; Digital Shred provides tools to evaluate and mitigate the damage of past digital behaviors; and Digital Wellness focuses on privacy across the lifespan - bringing together the past, present, & future by finding a balance of technology & wellness, while aligning habits and goals.  Each...
Contributor: Alexandria Chisholm
Information Literacy Frame(s) Addressed: Information Has Value
Rubric used to score student annotated bibliographies in order to evaluate the learning outcomes "Students will be able to evaluate sources based on information need and the context in which the information will be used" and "Students will be able to identify multiple perspectives on a research topic."
Contributor: Kim Pittman
Resource Type(s): Assessment Material, Rubric
Rubric used to assess student topic proposals in order to evaluate the learning outcome "Students will formulate research questions that are appropriately scaled, facilitate inquiry, and can be supported by available resources." 
Contributor: Kim Pittman
Resource Type(s): Assessment Material, Rubric
Information Literacy Frame(s) Addressed: Research as Inquiry
In this workshop, students learn about the driving forces behind fake news, reflect on how our opinions impact the way we evaluate information, and discuss and practice using criteria for evaluating news. The workshop includes a brief presentation on fake news and cognitive biases, reflection prompts for students to respond to, and an activity in which students work in groups to evaluate different news articles on a common topic.
Contributor: Kim Pittman
Resource Type(s): Activity, Lesson Plan, Worksheet
Information Literacy Frame(s) Addressed: Authority is Constructed and Contextual
In this interactive online workshop, you will learn strategies for generating research questions and turning those questions into keywords. Coming up with keywords will help you craft more effective searches!By the end of this workshop, you'll be able to:Develop specific research questions from a topicTurn questions into keywordsConstruct a preliminary search for your specific research questionThe workshop includes interactive videos and self-assessment questions.
Contributor: UCLA WIRE
Resource Type(s): Activity, Learning Object, Tutorial
Information Literacy Frame(s) Addressed: Research as Inquiry, Searching as Strategic Exploration
Writing a literature review can seem like a daunting task. It involves finding sources, synthesizing them, and relating them to your research topic. This workshop will guide you through the process of writing a literature review, providing plenty of examples and tips along the way.By the end of this activity, you'll be able to:Recognize key components of a literature reviewIdentify a knowledge gap in previous research and express how you can address the gapOrganize sources effectively and logicallyThe workshop includes interactive video animations and self-assessment questions.
Contributor: UCLA WIRE
Resource Type(s): Activity, Learning Object, Tutorial
Information Literacy Frame(s) Addressed: Research as Inquiry, Scholarship as Conversation
This interactive online workshop introduces and defines plagiarism and discusses when and how to cite, quote, paraphrase, and summarize.Learning outcomes:Learners will be able to:Identify strategies for avoiding plagiarismAccurately cite sources in a consistent styleSummarize, paraphrase, and directly quote a textThe workshop includes integrated self-assessment and feedback. 
Contributor: UCLA WIRE
Resource Type(s): Activity, Learning Object
Information Literacy Frame(s) Addressed: Information Has Value
This document provides directions and information needed to complete a curriculum map for the Political Science Department at the University of North Texas. Other subject librarians may use this document to guide their own curriculum mapping projects.
Contributor: Brea Henson
Resource Type(s): Curriculum Map
Information Literacy Frame(s) Addressed: Framework as a Whole
In this interactive Coassemble module, students are taught the basics of APA format (7th edition). The module begins with a discussion about the disciplines that use APA. It then moves into a lessons on in-text citations, as well as article, book, and website References page citations. Finally, students learn about basic APA paper format, from the title page to the References page. Checkpoints appear at the end of each lesson to test and reinforce knowledge.
Contributor: Courtney Strimel
Information Literacy Frame(s) Addressed: Scholarship as Conversation
The information literacy in class assignment was introduced to Sophomores and Juniors in STEM during a math class. Concepts such as types of information sources and critical evaluation of information sources were introduced.  The remainder of time is devoted to a group assignment on evaluating information sources both on the Web in comparison to the information resource.Students worked in groups to complete the assignment which was handed out on paper.  The first part explained again criteria for evaluating information sources while the second part gave 3 example sources from a...
Contributor: John Meier
Resource Type(s): Activity, Assignment Prompt

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