twithorn

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California State University Dominguez Hills
California
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A toolkit with various instructional materials to teach media and news literacy. Includes an online activity "Fairness and Blanace" where students watch a short video on journalistic standards and answer discussion questions. Then, students can take one or both interactive tutorials on "Lateral Reading" with a focus on fact-checking and/or "Evaluating Information" based on an information need. Also includes a video on the "Anatomy of a News Website" with reflective questions and in-class assignment ideas for librarians or instructors. 
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This video discusses classification systems, library organization schemas, and the power of naming using examples of queer identities and its history of misrepresentation.
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Toolkit for teaching all about peer review through a disciplinary and critical information literacy lens. Includes a video, discussion questions, three interactive tutorials for various disciplines, and assignment ideas.
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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.
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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.
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An infographic handout on coginitive bias in information practices. Examples include confirmation bias, availability bias, and authority bias. 
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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...
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A quick tutorial on using OneSearch, the CSUDH Library's catalog, to find books, articles, and more with hands-on practice. This tutorial uses the SpringShare LibWizard platform and you do not need an insitutional login to complete the tutorial. A text version of the tutorial is also available.