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Information Literacy : English 200

ENG 200

Tutorial

The Information Literacy Tutorial, Level Two is designed to accompany the classroom sessions.  Please be sure to read through the tutorial prior to taking the final test.

 

Grading information

The information literacy module will count for 5% of your English 200 grade.  See the Information Literacy unit in your Brightspace page for details on the components of this grade.

 

ENG 200 Learning Outcomes

These are the learning outcomes for the second level of our Information Literacy program, taught jointly to ENG 200 students by instructors and librarians:

  • Analyzing the aspects of a topic (e.g. through concept mapping), formulating a research question
  • Using Boolean operators, nesting, and truncation
  • Refining search using subject terms and other limiters
  • Distinguishing popular from scholarly sources
  • Scholarly articles from subject databases, scholarly books
  • Using reference databases to find aspects of a topic, further reading
  • Using Meredith's "Books and More" tool and its features to find books
  • Identifying sources that address each aspect of information need, using article abstracts to discern relevance
  • Extracting information from scholarly articles by understanding their structure
  • Using citation creator tools in research databases
  • How to use interdisciplinary and subject-specific databases

The overarching ACRL Frame for this level is "Searching as a Strategic Exploration".