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ENG 151 Info Lit

Guide for Elizabeth's ENG 151 info lit session

Learning Outcomes

At the completion of the ENG 151 information literacy unit, students will be able to:

  • Distinguish between popular and scholarly materials.

  • Distinguish between primary and secondary sources and identify the format of the information they are using.

  • Distinguish fact from opinion and evaluate bias in a source.

  • Evaluate the quality of a resource and judge the suitability of a resource to the information need.

What We're Going to do Today

  • Kahoot - kahoot.it
  • Where Source Evaluation Fits into the Research Process
  • Publication process
    • Scholarly vs popular
    • Peer-review
    • Formats
  • SIFT method
  • SCARAB Rubric
  • Practice
  • Overview of Databases
  • Questions