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ENG151 - SIFT Method Guide - Amy

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Given a claim, be able to verify if it is true or not.
  • Given a source, determine if it is reliable and trustworthy.
  • Find the original source of a story, study, image, etc.
  • Find a better source on a topic and be able to explain why it is better.
  • Determine if a source is popular or scholarly.

What We Are Doing Today

  • Kahoot
  • Where Source Evaluation Fits into the Research Process
  • The Publication Process
    • Scholarly vs Popular
    • Peer-review
    • Formats
  • Sift Method For Source Evaluation
  • Practice
  • The Library Website