“Is My Source Credible?” Tutorial

Resource Title:  “Is My Source Credible?” Tutorial

Brief Description of Resource:  How to know if the source you have chosen is appropriate for your project. A tutorial for community college students. By Jane Blume, Traci Taylor, and Andrea GillaspySteinhilper, as a part of the Cooperative Online Information Literacy Project. All authors are faculty at community colleges in Washington State.

Development Team: Andrea Gillaspy-Steinhilper (Lower Columbia College), Jane Blume and Traci Taylor (Bellingham Technical College)

Resource Type:  Video Tutorial

Intended Audience:  General Students

Potential Other Audiences:  Transfer Students, Workforce / Professional Technical Students, Pre-College Students, ESL Students, International Students, Faculty

Link to Resource:  http://youtu.be/kHPT5bNm7f4 [Web Link]

Source Files:  IsMySourceCredibleZipped.zip [Zipped Folder Download] 

Resource Tags:  COIL Project Tutorial

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Generating Keywords and Search Terms Tutorial

Resource Title:  Generating Keywords and Search Terms Tutorial

Brief Description of Resource:  This video tutorial explains why generating keywords and search terms matters for research, how to generate helpful keywords and search terms, where to get ideas for more keywords and search terms, and what to do when you get stuck and need help.

Development Team: Zoe Fisher (Pierce College), Adrienne Roush and Emily Waugh (Grays Harbor College)

Resource Type:  Video Tutorial

Intended Audience:  General Students

Potential Other Audiences:  Transfer Students, Workforce / Professional Technical Students, Pre-College Students, ESL Students, International Students, Faculty

Link to Resource:  http://www.screencast.com/t/dHc4Xezkbsd [Web Link]

Source Files:  File Coming Soon! [Zipped Folder Download] 

Resource Tags:  COIL Project Tutorial

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Recognizing Bias in Information Sources Tutorial

Resource Title:  Recognizing Bias in Information Sources Tutorial

Brief Description of Resource:  This tutorial is designed to help learners define and identify bias in information sources.

Development Team: Mike Wood (Green River Community College), Deanna Sukkar and Katy Dichter (Seattle Central Community College)

Resource Type:  Video Tutorial

Intended Audience:  General Students

Potential Other Audiences:  Transfer Students, Workforce / Professional Technical Students, Pre-College Students, ESL Students, International Students, Faculty

Link to Resource:  http://youtu.be/d4jozxSuAT0 [YouTube Link]

Source Files:  Bias Final.zip [Zipped Folder Download] 

Resource Tags:  COIL Project Tutorial

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Reading Textbooks Tutorial

Resource Title:  Reading Textbooks Tutorial

Brief Description of Resource:  This interactive web tutorial learners will practice reading textbooks, identify ways to make your reading more effective, organize your reading practice to improve your study skills.

College: Tacoma Community College

Resource Type:  Tutorial

Intended Audience:  General Students

Potential Other Audiences:  Transfer Students, Workforce / Professional Technical Students, Pre-College Students, ESL Students, International Students, Faculty

Link to Resource:  https://www.softchalkcloud.com/lesson/serve/fn2YM7EjsIhikX/html [Web link]

Source Files:  File Coming Soon! [Zipped Folder Download] 

Resource Tags:  COIL Project Tutorial

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Reading Scholarly Articles Tutorial

Resource Title:  Reading Scholarly Articles Tutorial

Brief Description of Resource:  This interactive web tutorial will help learners define a scholarly article, identify important parts of scholarly article, devise a reading strategy for scholarly articles, identify technical language, and interpret technical language.

College: Tacoma Community College

Resource Type:  Tutorial

Intended Audience:  General Students

Potential Other Audiences:  Transfer Students, Workforce / Professional Technical Students, Pre-College Students, ESL Students, International Students, Faculty

Link to Resource:  https://www.softchalkcloud.com/lesson/serve/mwglpb0ctNEvYM/html [Web link]

Source Files:  Final Reading Article Tutorial.zip [Zipped Folder Download] 

Resource Tags:  COIL Project Tutorial

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The Information Timeline Tutorial

Resource Title:  The Information Timeline Tutorial

Brief Description of Resource:  An Information Literacy video for college students. Information sources have changed much through time, but the more they change, the more humankind’s desire to communicate remains the same.

Development Team: Teresa Jones (Everett Community College) Mike Wood (Green River Community College)

Resource Type:  Video Tutorial

Intended Audience:  General Students

Potential Other Audiences:  Transfer Students, Workforce / Professional Technical Students, Pre-College Students, ESL Students, International Students, Faculty

Link to Resource:  http://youtu.be/eVMHQdSGsRI [YouTube Link]

Source Files:  Timeline Final.zip [Zipped Folder Download] 

Resource Tags:  COIL Project Tutorial

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ENGLISH096/101 – College Prep Writing III/English Composition I Research Guide

Resource Title:  ENGLISH096/101 – College Prep Writing III/English Composition I Research Guide

Brief Description of Resource:  This guide was created as a research starting point for the group presentation project. During the workshop, it served as an outline, with each tab covering different categories of information required for the project. Students were encouraged to return to it as a useful tool.

College:  Seattle Central Community College

Resource Type:  Online Research Guide / Pathfinder

Intended Audience:  Pre-College Students

Potential Other Audiences:  General Students, Transfer Students, Workforce / Professional Technical Students, ESL Students, International Students

Creator Contact Name + Email:  Sharon Spence-Wilcox – sharon.spence-wilcox(at)seattlecolleges.edu

Link to Resource:  http://libguides.seattlecentral.edu/content.php?pid=273985&hs=a [Web link]

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Resource Tags:  PILR, English CompositionAssessing Info Lit

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ENGLISH096/101 – College Prep Writing III/English Composition I Rubric

Resource Title:  ENGLISH096/101 – College Prep Writing III/English Composition I Rubric

Brief Description of Resource:  This detailed rubric shows the range of possible points earned for the four selected information literacy learning outcomes.

College:  Seattle Central Community College

Resource Type:  Rubric

Intended Audience:  Faculty

Potential Other Audiences:  Librarians / Library Staff

Creator Contact Name + Email:  Sharon Spence-Wilcox – sharon.spence-wilcox(at)seattlecolleges.edu

Link to Resource:  ENGLISH096-101 – ResearchRubric [.DOC file]

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Resource Tags:  PILR, English CompositionAssessing Info Lit

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ENGLISH096/101 – College Prep Writing III/English Composition I Assignment

Resource Title:  ENGLISH096/101 – College Prep Writing III/English Composition I Assignment

Brief Description of Resource:  This group research project was the major assignment. The students read Sherman Alexie’s “The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian” and, working in five separate groups, research topics on the Spokane Indians, cultural assimilation, the history of Indian boarding schools, the history of reservations, and Sherman Alexie’s body of work.

College:  Seattle Central Community College

Resource Type:  Assignment

Intended Audience:  Pre-College Students

Potential Other Audiences:  General Students, ESL Students, International Students

Creator Contact Name + Email:  Sharon Spence-Wilcox – sharon.spence-wilcox(at)seattlecolleges.edu

Link to Resource:  ENGLISH096-101 – GroupResearchProject [.DOC file]

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Resource Tags:  PILR, English CompositionAssessing Info Lit

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ENGLISH096/101 – College Prep Writing III/English Composition I Process

Resource Title:  ENGLISH096/101 – College Prep Writing III/English Composition I

Brief Description of Resource:  Information literacy planning for this combined course reflected the fact that these are pre-college students with minimal research and information literacy skills, who are also sufficiently skilled and motivated to complete a college-level English Composition I class. IL planning aligned closely with the course content: the instructor’s goal/premise is that students learn how to be close, critical readers, in order to become close, critical writers.

College:  Seattle Central Community College

Resource Type:  Process

Intended Audience:  Librarians / Library Staff

Potential Other Audiences:  General Students, Pre-College Students, ESL Students, International Students

Creator Contact Name + Email:  Sharon Spence-Wilcox – sharon.spence-wilcox(at)seattlecolleges.edu

Link to Resource:  ENGLISH096-101-LessonPlan+Rubric+Report [PDF file]

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Resource Tags:  PILR, English CompositionAssessing Info Lit

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