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University Library '' Information Competence in the Freshmen Interest Group '' Learning Outcomes

Information Competence in the Freshmen Interest Group


Learning Outcomes

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Upon completion of the project, students will be able to:

  • define a project topic in conjunction with their course instructors;
  • identify types of resources necessary for completion of their research projects;
  • implement research strategies, including information retrieval and resource evaluation;
  • consult effectively with librarians to insure the quality of their research;
  • compile their research for presentation in both oral and written form;
  • write a bibliography.

Upon completion of the project, faculty and peers will be able to:

  • incorporate information competence skills into the Freshman Seminar component of the FIG program;
  • develop project assignments which will allow students to use information competence skills in a concrete, assessable way;
  • assist students in identifying resources, implementing research strategies, compiling information in both oral and written form, and writing bibliographies;
  • develop collaborative working relationships with librarians.