As a result of multiple instances of information literacy instruction from the first year seminar to upper division courses students will think and act as strategic researchers.
1. 4 sessions (2 ftf & 2 online modules) + end of term survey
2. One-shot session incorporating the AiA learning outcomes for FYS + end of term survey
3. One-shot session not addressing AiA learning outcomes for FYS + end of term survey
4. No IL instruction + end of term survey
As a result of [one-shot or multiple instances] of information literacy instruction in the first-year seminar students will …
(1) demonstrate increased evaluative skills with a variety of information sources;
(2) be able to identify the elements of a citation;
(3) be able to describe/explain the purpose of citation in scholarship (and in other aspects of life?)
(4) select appropriate information sources for diverse situations;
(5) demonstrate an increased ability to interpret visual and textual biases and cues.
Pre- and Post-Survey + Rubric: administered during New Student Week and at the end of fall semester.
In-class assessments (One-Minute Papers)
Quizzes (connected with online modules, "Using Information Ethically" and "Information Through Multiple Lenses")