College-level

Easily Map Socioeconomic Variables for Public Health

The lesson covers using PolicyMap and Social Explorer to visualize socioeconomic variables. These two mapping tools let learners view geographic distribution of variables (back ideas with data) and begin their exploration of spatial literacy. In addition, the visualizations can lead learners to question assumptions and examine the impact of social determinants of health among other issues. The lesson walks learners through using these tools to examine issues and combine a narrative and visualizations to write a policy report.

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AI Literacy Workshop: Evaluation and Detection Tools

Texas Tech University Library’s AI Literacy workshop series developed weekly for spring 2024. Included here are materials related to part 2. This resource can be used as a general starting point for evaluating generative AI.Additionally, the workshop utilizes Padlet to facilitate discussion for active learning. Sessions can be held online, in-person, or hybrid. These sessions are also for broad appeal, and included faculty, staff, graduate students, and undergraduate students in attendance. The Padlets for this session included an evaluative Jeopardy-like game where participants could rate whether they felt a piece of media (text or image) was AI generated or "real," ie, human-made.Learning objectives for this session included:Utilize AI detection tools for their courses.Understand current Texas Tech policies related to AI use in the classroom and within research.Understand other ways of evaluating AI created materials. This resource drew on different aspects within the ACRL Framework, including Searching as Strategic Exploration.Included in the documentation is an outline with discussion questions. There are no slides for this workshop. 

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Generative AI Resource Guide (for Faculty)

FAQ, Discussions in the Higher Ed Community, Writing Assignments, Assessment, AI in the Classroom, Plagiarism & Academic Integrity, AI Detectors, Sample Syllabus Policies, Ethical Considerations...and more  

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Multidisciplinary
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ChatGPT Bookmark (English & Spanish)

Tips and Advice on using ChatGPT effectively and ethically (English & Spanish)
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Multidisciplinary
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The Economics of Academic Journals Infographic

A visual representation of the publishing process and how access is provided that includes what free labor is contributed to the process and how publishing companies make astronomical profits from freely given materials

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Quick Quips for Business Resources

This handout on business resources was designed in collaboration with the Ciocca Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation. Although the quips aren't exactly witty, the aim of each remark is to answer the simple question: Why would I use this resource anyway? Even though the handout is created with a specific audience in mind, the quips could be used to highlight any of these resources, anywhere information is needed.

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The Assumption Exercise

This exercise scaffolds Google and Library resources in order to help students prepare for "career conversations" with industry professionals. The presentation is designed for a business communication class in which students conduct industry research as prepartion for a strategic professional networking assignment. The assumption exercise is designed explicitly to encourage students to question their assumptions about librarians and other career professionals. Padlet is used to encourage group work and for assessment purposes.

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Business
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4-step Strategy for Evaluating Online Sources [A Learning Module]

This learning module will help students find and critically evaluate online sources for class discussions and assignments and form unbiased judgments and decisions. What is it?A five-part series learning module that takes 1.5 - 2 hrs. to completeA 4-step strategy for evaluating online sources with hands-on exercises and an infographic guideHow will it help students succeed?Develop critical source evaluation strategies.Learn to read laterally, to evaluate and track evidenceCultivate metacognitive skills and reflective practiceBuild confidence in navigating complex online information environments. Access to the Learning Module via the Google Site Link below.Please contact us if you are interested in accessing the transcripts and/or exercises & answer keys.

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Not Discipline Specific
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Authority is Constructed and Contextual Overview

This web resource provides a brief overview of the concept Authority is Constructed and Contextual. It includes a video, a concept description, and the related knowledge practices and dispositions. 

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Not Discipline Specific
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Strategy for Finding Statistics and Data

Comprehensive strategies on finding statistics and data.

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