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Teaching Information Literacy & Research Skills
You can help your students develop effective research skills--information literacy--in the following ways:
- Schedule a classroom session with a librarian.
- Embed a librarian in your class.
- Require appointments with the librarians.
- Develop challenging research assignments with a librarian's help.
- Develop a LibGuide tailored to your class.
- Link LIS1001 or LIS2004 to your course as a Learning Community.
- Advertise and use the MDC Learning Resources Facebook page.
To request a class session, click here. To speak to a librarian about developing assignments, creating a LibGuide or having someone embedded in your course, contact your campus library.
Designing Research Assignments
|Whatever the activity, you'll want to be aware of best practices for incorporating information literacy into the assignments you create. Below are links to a few helpful websites. A more extensive collection of links can be found here.