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“It’S In The Syllabus”: Identifying Information Literacy And Data Information Literacy Opportunities Using A Grounded Theory Approach, Clarence Maybee, Jake Carlson, Maribeth Slebodnik, Bert Chapman Jul 2015

“It’S In The Syllabus”: Identifying Information Literacy And Data Information Literacy Opportunities Using A Grounded Theory Approach, Clarence Maybee, Jake Carlson, Maribeth Slebodnik, Bert Chapman

Libraries Faculty and Staff Scholarship and Research

Developing innovative library services requires a real world understanding of faculty members' desired curricular goals. This study aimed to develop a comprehensive and deeper understanding of Purdue's nutrition science and political science faculties' expectations for student learning related to information and data information literacies. Course syllabi were examined using grounded theory techniques that allowed us to identify how faculty were addressing information and data information literacies in their courses, but it also enabled us to understand the interconnectedness of these literacies to other departmental intentions for student learning, such as developing a professional identity or learning to conduct original ...


The Data Information Literacy Toolkit, Jake Carlson, Megan R. Sapp Nelson, Marianne S. Bracke, Sarah J. Wright Apr 2015

The Data Information Literacy Toolkit, Jake Carlson, Megan R. Sapp Nelson, Marianne S. Bracke, Sarah J. Wright

Data Information Literacy Symposium

The Data Information Literacy Toolkit was the interview instrument developed and used by the Data Information Literacy project to better understand the educational needs of graduate students in managing, working with and curating their data sets. Results from the interviews conducted at Purdue University, Cornell University, the University of Minnesota and the University of Oregon were used to inform the educational programs offered by librarians at each institution in 2012 or 2013. The interview is based in part on the 12 data information literacy competencies as defined by Carlson, Fosmire, Miller and Sapp Nelson in an article that appeared in ...


Data Information Literacy: Librarians, Data, And The Education Of A New Generation Of Researchers, Jake Carlson, Lisa R. Johnston Jan 2015

Data Information Literacy: Librarians, Data, And The Education Of A New Generation Of Researchers, Jake Carlson, Lisa R. Johnston

Purdue University Press Books

Given the increasing attention to managing, publishing, and preserving research datasets as scholarly assets, what competencies in working with research data will graduate students in STEM disciplines need to be successful in their fields? And what role can librarians play in helping students attain these competencies? In addressing these questions, this book articulates a new area of opportunity for librarians and other information professionals, developing educational programs that introduce graduate students to the knowledge and skills needed to work with research data. The term “data information literacy” has been adopted with the deliberate intent of tying two emerging roles for ...