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This LibGuide is used when teaching a 30 minute workshop for Honors students who are required to research an immigration story from their own family tree.  They have to research their geneology to the point where they find an ancestor who immigrated to the United States. They will try to find why that immigrant came to America and whether they are part of a particular wave of migration, i.e. slavery, Irish potato famine, industrialization, etc...Since everyone's family story is unique, and some students know their history and others are still building their family tree, we start the...
Contributor: Lauren Newton
Information Literacy Frame(s) Addressed: Research as Inquiry
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.
Contributor: Chris Verdak
Resource Type(s): Activity, Bibliography, Lesson Plan
Information Literacy Frame(s) Addressed: Information Creation as Process, Information Has Value
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...
Contributor: Elisabeth White
Resource Type(s): Activity
These materials accompany the book chapter “Using Critically Appraised Topics to Teach Evidence-based Management to Graduate Business Students” from Teaching Business Information Literacy published by ACRL Press.
Contributor: Zahra Premji
Resource Type(s): Activity, Worksheet
Information Literacy Frame(s) Addressed: Research as Inquiry, Searching as Strategic Exploration
These materials accompany the book chapter 7 "Database Scavenger Hunt and Analysis for Accounting Students" from Teaching Business Information Literacy published by ACRL Press.
Contributor: Robbi De Peri
Resource Type(s): Syllabus
These materials accompany the book chapter 7 "Database Scavenger Hunt and Analysis for Accounting Students" from Teaching Business Information Literacy published by ACRL Press.
Contributor: Robbi De Peri
Information Literacy Frame(s) Addressed: Information Has Value, Searching as Strategic Exploration
These materials accompany the book chapter 7 "Database Scavenger Hunt and Analysis for Accounting Students" from Teaching Business Information Literacy published by ACRL Press.
Contributor: Robbi De Peri
Information Literacy Frame(s) Addressed: Information Has Value, Searching as Strategic Exploration
This is a brainstorming activity in which students work in groups that each spend time (approx. 2-3 min.) at 3 different stations. 
Contributor: Sarah Hood
Resource Type(s): Activity
Information Literacy Frame(s) Addressed: Research as Inquiry
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...
Contributor: Jane Hammons
Resource Type(s): Activity
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. 
Contributor: Jane Hammons
Information Literacy Frame(s) Addressed: Authority is Constructed and Contextual

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