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When Active Learning Goes Flat, Lindsey Mclean, Elisa Acosta Apr 2015

When Active Learning Goes Flat, Lindsey Mclean, Elisa Acosta

LMU Librarian Publications & Presentations

What happens when an active learning activity goes flat? You rapidly transform your lackluster exercise into an engaging activity midway through the semester! In this presentation we will discuss our instructional design efforts for a required in-person library instruction session for 73 Rhetorical Arts classes (1,273 freshmen). We used elements from both the hybrid approach and gamification techniques. Hybrid, or blended learning is a method of instruction in which students learn through a combination of face-to-face instruction and computer-mediated activities. The paper-based, active learning exercise the students completed in class was “gamified” and transformed into a digital learning object ...


Using Databases (Pubmed) School Of Nursing, Molly Higgins Apr 2015

Using Databases (Pubmed) School Of Nursing, Molly Higgins

Open SUNY Information Literacy Portal

Abstract: This video introduces you to some of the places you can search for nursing literature, and how to use them. Using PubMed as an example, the video discusses some of the common tools of databases. Directed at undergraduate nursing students. One of five videos made for the SoN.


Website Evaluation Tutorial, Adam R. Saunders Apr 2015

Website Evaluation Tutorial, Adam R. Saunders

Open SUNY Information Literacy Portal

This tutorial will guide you on how to evaluate a website using the CRAAP test. CRAAP stands for currency, relevance, authority, accuracy, and purpose. Using this test you will be able to assess a websites content to determine if the information provided is appropriate for college level research. It will direct you on where to look for this information, from looking at when a webpage was last updated, checking external links, to identifying the top level domain.


Identifying Sources Tutorial, Adam R. Saunders Apr 2015

Identifying Sources Tutorial, Adam R. Saunders

Open SUNY Information Literacy Portal

This tutorial is designed to help you through identifying the different types of sources you will use in your research and find at the library. Each section will cover different book, article, and website types with a quiz included at the end of each to test your knowledge of the subject.


Creating Search Strategies For School Of Nursing, Molly Higgins Apr 2015

Creating Search Strategies For School Of Nursing, Molly Higgins

Open SUNY Information Literacy Portal

Abstract: This video introduces you to some of the ways you can make sure you find what you’re looking for. Using PubMed as an example, we discuss broadening and widening a search. Directed at undergraduate nursing students. One of five videos made for the SoN.


Boolean Operator Tutorial, Adam R. Saunders Apr 2015

Boolean Operator Tutorial, Adam R. Saunders

Open SUNY Information Literacy Portal

This tutorial will guide you on what Boolean Operators are and how the different operators of And, Or, Not function will performing a search through the library databases or catalog. An interactive element of this tutorial will allow you to build your own Boolean Operators and test your knowledge of the subject matter.


Integrating Information Literacy Into The Core Curriculum: Creating Sustainable Models, Susan Archambault, Glenn Johnson-Grau, Elisa Acosta, Jennifer Fabbi, Erin Rinto Mar 2015

Integrating Information Literacy Into The Core Curriculum: Creating Sustainable Models, Susan Archambault, Glenn Johnson-Grau, Elisa Acosta, Jennifer Fabbi, Erin Rinto

LMU Librarian Publications & Presentations

Campus collaboration to embed information literacy learning outcomes into curricula, courses, and assignments is essential to achieving the academic library’s primary goal of developing information-literate learners. Panelists from a private, medium-sized university and a large public university with strong information literacy programs will bring attention to three categories of success articulated in ACRL’s Characteristics of Programs of Information Literacy that Illustrate Best Practices: A Guideline regarding planning, placement in the curriculum, and outreach.


(Form)Ative Assessment: Using Google Forms To Evaluate Active Learning., Katherine Donaldson, Elisa Acosta Mar 2015

(Form)Ative Assessment: Using Google Forms To Evaluate Active Learning., Katherine Donaldson, Elisa Acosta

LMU Librarian Publications & Presentations

No abstract provided.


Developing The Writing-Information Literacy Nexus: Results Of A Three-Year Illinois Wesleyan Mellon Grant, Chris Sweet, Joel Haefner Jan 2015

Developing The Writing-Information Literacy Nexus: Results Of A Three-Year Illinois Wesleyan Mellon Grant, Chris Sweet, Joel Haefner

Scholarly Publications

This presentation summarizes some of the successes and challenges of a 3-year Mellon Grant that targeted both Writing and Information Literacy in the disciplines. Grant activities included collaborative assignment design, pedagogical workshops, enhanced writing tutor training, and additional professional development opportunities.


Icils 2013: Australian School Data [Sas], Australian Council For Educational Research (Acer) Jan 2015

Icils 2013: Australian School Data [Sas], Australian Council For Educational Research (Acer)

ICT - Digital Literacy

This dataset (SAS zipped) is a data source for the report: International Computer and Information Literacy Study 2013: Australian students’ readiness for study, work and life in the digital age.

The International Computer and Information Literacy Study (ICILS) methodology is complex. Prior to undertaking any analyses, it is recommended data users become familiar with all the information (for example, plausible values and replicate weights) required to understand and analyse the data files.

Information about the Australian ICILS 2013 data files is available here.

The ICILS 2013 User Guide, to accompany ICILS data, is available for download here.

The IEA IDB ...


Icils 2013: Australian Teacher Data [Sas], Australian Council For Educational Research (Acer) Jan 2015

Icils 2013: Australian Teacher Data [Sas], Australian Council For Educational Research (Acer)

ICT - Digital Literacy

This dataset (SAS zipped) is a data source for the report: International Computer and Information Literacy Study 2013: Australian students’ readiness for study, work and life in the digital age.

The International Computer and Information Literacy study (ICILS) methodology is complex. Prior to undertaking any analyses, it is recommended data users become familiar with all the information (for example, plausible values and replicate weights) required to understand and analyse the data files.

Information about the Australian ICILS 2013 data files is available here.

The ICILS 2013 User Guide, to accompany ICILS data, is available for download here.

The IEA IDB ...


Icils 2013: Australian Teacher Data [Spss], Australian Council For Educational Research (Acer) Jan 2015

Icils 2013: Australian Teacher Data [Spss], Australian Council For Educational Research (Acer)

ICT - Digital Literacy

This dataset (SPSS zipped) is a data source for the report: International Computer and Information Literacy Study 2013: Australian students’ readiness for study, work and life in the digital age.

The International Computer and Information Literacy study (ICILS) methodology is complex. Prior to undertaking any analyses, it is recommended data users become familiar with all the information (for example, plausible values and replicate weights) required to understand and analyse the data files.

Information about the Australian ICILS 2013 data files is available here.

The ICILS 2013 User Guide, to accompany ICILS data, is available for download here.

The IEA IDB ...


Icils 2013: Australian Student Data [Spss], Australian Council For Educational Research (Acer) Jan 2015

Icils 2013: Australian Student Data [Spss], Australian Council For Educational Research (Acer)

ICT - Digital Literacy

This dataset (SPSS zipped) is a data source for the report: International Computer and Information Literacy Study 2013: Australian students’ readiness for study, work and life in the digital age.

The International Computer and Information Literacy study (ICILS) methodology is complex. Prior to undertaking any analyses, it is recommended data users become familiar with all the information (for example, plausible values and replicate weights) required to understand and analyse the data files.

Information about the Australian ICILS 2013 data files is available here.

The ICILS 2013 User Guide, to accompany ICILS data, is available for download here.

The IEA IDB ...


Icils 2013: Australian School Data [Spss], Australian Council For Educational Research (Acer) Jan 2015

Icils 2013: Australian School Data [Spss], Australian Council For Educational Research (Acer)

ICT - Digital Literacy

This dataset (SPSS zipped) is a data source for the report: International Computer and Information Literacy Study 2013: Australian students’ readiness for study, work and life in the digital age.

The International Computer and Information Literacy study (ICILS) methodology is complex. Prior to undertaking any analyses, it is recommended data users become familiar with all the information (for example, plausible values and replicate weights) required to understand and analyse the data files.

Information about the Australian ICILS 2013 data files is available here.

The ICILS 2013 User Guide, to accompany ICILS data, is available for download here.

The IEA IDB ...


Icils 2013: Australian Student Data [Sas], Australian Council For Educational Research (Acer) Jan 2015

Icils 2013: Australian Student Data [Sas], Australian Council For Educational Research (Acer)

ICT - Digital Literacy

This dataset (SAS zipped) is a data source for the report: International Computer and Information Literacy Study 2013: Australian students’ readiness for study, work and life in the digital age.

The International Computer and Information Literacy study (ICILS) methodology is complex. Prior to undertaking any analyses, it is recommended data users become familiar with all the information (for example, plausible values and replicate weights) required to understand and analyse the data files.

Information about the Australian ICILS 2013 data files is available here.

The ICILS 2013 User Guide, to accompany ICILS data, is available for download here.

The IEA IDB ...


Using Cinahl For Nursing Research, Theresa A. Zahor Ms., James Macinick Jan 2015

Using Cinahl For Nursing Research, Theresa A. Zahor Ms., James Macinick

Open SUNY Information Literacy Portal

This tutorial will show you how to search for articles on the CINHAL Plus with Full database. CINHAL (the Cumulative index to nursing and Allied Health Literature) is one of the most frequently used undergraduate nursing databases. Students will learn how to refine and limit their search results.


Finding Quality Sources With Google, Dawn Wing Jan 2015

Finding Quality Sources With Google, Dawn Wing

Open SUNY Information Literacy Portal

This tutorial shows you how to find quality sources online by limiting search results to specific web domains using Google.