activities

Assignment

This short lesson introduces identifying search terms with a Koosh ball. The 10 minute activity can be used in one-shot instruction sessions or built in to credit bearing information literacy courses.

Assignment

A one-shot or seminar class on fake news tied to source evaluation. Examination of the factors at play in the creation of misinformation; insight into how to select sources; tools and strategies for evalutating content of stories, authors, and news outlets.

Teaching Resource

This website provides several subject-specific guides to ICT literacy resources (bibliographies, websites, articles, learning activity ideas) to help faculty incorporate ICT literacy into their curriculum.

Assignment

This lesson, created for English 2010, or Argumentative Writing, teaches students how to use library databases and keywords in order to focus their research topics. Most students come prepared with a general or broad topic in mind, but they need to narrow their focus in order to get more relevant search results. Here they simultaneously learn to search in and use the library databases and to focus their research topics.

Teaching Resource

Information literacy multimedia learning objects collection from CSUF. Includes videos, tutorials, and lesson plans.

Teaching Resource

Ideas for embedding library instruction into courses. Includes a section for online learning.

Teaching Resource

Collects ideas for interactive information literacy lessons.

Teaching Resource

Roadmap specifically for librarians who are new to instruction, or who are charged with training someone who is new. Includes sample lesson plans and activities, observation form, training checklist, etc.

Teaching Resource

Strategies to guide students towards meeting instructors' expectations for critical thinking. Includes sections on active learning, assessment, and the ACRL Framework.

Teaching Resource

Practical, ready-to-use activities from Professor of Communication Constance Staley.

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