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Information Literacy


Information Literacy - Core (also known as Credo InfoLit) includes dozens of videos, tutorials, and quizzes that are easy to add to Canvas courses.

Information Literacy - Core is divided into these topics:

  1. Getting Started with Research
    Why information literacy skills matter and how to get started with a research project, including understanding the process, choosing a topic, and beginning research.
  2. Sources of Information
    How information is created and the many different types of sources that students encounter while doing research.
  3. Searching for Information
    The basics of searching for information, including choosing the right source, identifying keywords, and employing search techniques.
  4. Evaluating Information
    The basics of evaluating resources for authority, accuracy, and other criteria.
  5. Presenting and Organizing Information
    The basics of using information and presenting it to others.
  6. Information Ethics
    The importance of academic integrity and information ethics.
  7. Citations
    The basics of citing sources in different styles.
  8. Visual and Quantitative Literacy
    How to think critically about how and why visual images and quantitative data are used in different contexts.
  9. Using Critical Thinking and Logic
    Reviews critical thinking skills necessary for building information literacy. 
  10. Culture and Citizenship
    Covers the intersection of both academic and professional writing with global citizenship, civic action, and civic engagement.

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