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Infographic on the parts of an research article in the arts and humanities. Includes article information, abstract, body of the article, and references. Created by Tessa Withorn and Dana Ospina at California State University Dominguez Hills.
Contributor: Tessa Withorn
Resource Type(s): Learning Object
Information Literacy Frame(s) Addressed: Information Creation as Process
Infographic describing the parts of a research article in the sciences and social scienes, including the article information abstract, introduction or literature review, meths, results, discussion, and references.
Contributor: Tessa Withorn
Resource Type(s): Learning Object
Information Literacy Frame(s) Addressed: Information Creation as Process
Background: Students will be working in groups on a research paper about the environmental health impact of a natural disaster (e.g. Hurricane Katrina, Love Canal, 9/11 attacks and first responders, etc.). They must use at least 3 peer-reviewed sources, but their paper must also address the who, what, when, where, and why of the event. They are also asked to address environmental justice and discuss the long-term environmental consequences of the event.Learning Outcomes:After the session, students will be able to:Describe the information lifecycle around a natural disaster/eventUse advanced...
Contributor: Tessa Withorn
Resource Type(s): Lesson Plan
Information Literacy Frame(s) Addressed: Information Creation as Process
This infographic guide on the literature review process help researchers decide where to search, how to search, how to organize the search process and increase the productivity, and how evaluate scholarly articles. Altough the Guide is created to meet the needs of public administration research, the approaches can be used by other disicplines as well.
Contributor: Grace Liu
Resource Type(s): Research Guide
In this module, students will be introduced to a variety of scholarly sources that are available for research and information needs.
Resource Type(s): Tutorial
Information Literacy Frame(s) Addressed: Information Creation as Process
When it comes to research, a little planning goes a long way. We’ll go over how to come up with a research plan and start a research notebook!By the end of this activity, you'll be able to:Create a timeline of your research goalsDocument your research progress
Contributor: UCLA WIRE
Resource Type(s): Activity, Learning Object, Tutorial
Information Literacy Frame(s) Addressed: Information Creation as Process
Before getting started with research, it's important to know the difference between faculty- and student-led projects, as well as how to earn course credit for your research.By the end of this activity, you'll be able to:Identify benefits of faculty- and student-led research projectsIdentify differences between SRP 99 and Departmental 195-199.
Contributor: UCLA WIRE
Resource Type(s): Activity, Learning Object, Tutorial
Information Literacy Frame(s) Addressed: Information Creation as Process
Whether you're working on a capstone project, a senior thesis, or taking on an in-depth research paper, it may seem overwhelming to put together an effective plan.In this activity, you will be asked to think about your research topic or question and come up with a few concrete project goals. Then, you will learn more about the research process, what challenges and successes are to come, and several strategies to tackle your tasks!By the end of this workshop, you'll be able to:Articulate your research topic or questionDefine your long-term research project goalsBreak down your long-term goals...
Contributor: UCLA WIRE
Resource Type(s): Activity, Learning Object, Tutorial
Information Literacy Frame(s) Addressed: Information Creation as Process
Looking to get involved with research at UCLA? Anyone can do research, and this workshop connects you with resources and opportunities to help you get started today!In this activity, you will learn about getting started with research at UCLA. By the end of this workshop, you'll be able to:Identify possible areas of interest for a research projectFind campus resources that match your needs and interestsCreate a concrete plan with the first steps for getting involved in research
Contributor: UCLA WIRE
Resource Type(s): Activity, Learning Object, Tutorial
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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