Cast Your Students as Scholars
This is a participatory, variable lesson frame ready for you to modify to suit your instruction needs. This lesson and it's variations focuses on encouraging students to see themselves as information creators and part of the scholarly conversation and can also variously include conversations about about the scholarly information cycle and/or authority depending on instruction constraints and configuration.
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Students will consider the value and authority of various sources and analyze the strengths of different types of information on their topic.
Students will be able to summarize the scholarly information process and see themselves as actual and potential information creators.
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Discipline:AnthropologyCommunication StudiesEducationEnglishLiberal StudiesMultidisciplinaryRhetoric, Composition, and Writing
Information Literacy concepts:
- Defines Information Need (ACRL 1, SCONUL 1&2, ANZIL 1)
- Finds Information (ACRL 2, SCONUL 3&4, ANZIL 2&4, ANCIL 5)
- Evaluates (ACRL 3, SCONUL 5, ANZIL 3, ANCIL 4)
- Uses Information (ACRL 4, SCONUL 7, ANZIL 5, ANCIL 8&9)
- Authority is Constructed / Contextual (Frame 1)
- Scholarship as Conversation (Frame 5)
- Searching as Strategic Exploration (Frame 6)
Individual or Group:
Suggested Citation:Jones, Anaya. "Cast Your Students as Scholars." CORA (Community of Online Research Assignments), 2019. https://www.projectcora.org/assignment/cast-your-students-scholars.
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