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Implementing the Information Literacy Tutorial in Your First Year Seminar

Practical advice and how-to information for incorporating the information literacy tutorial, LION'S GUIDE TO RESEARCH AND THE LIBRARY, in your first year seminar course.

Information Literacy Course Criteria for FYS

The First Year Seminar brings students into the university through close engagement with full-time faculty.  Faculty work with a writing instructor and LMU librarians to introduce students to intellectual rigor, critical thinking, and effective writing skills while laying the foundation for a life-long commitment to learning.

Note: Academic Honesty is NOT included in the First Year Seminar Information Literacy tutorial. This requirement is now administered by the Committee on Teaching In Excellence. For more information, see the Academic Honesty Tutorial.

from First Year Seminar Criteria 2012

 

FFYS Instructor Quick Info

NOTE: AS OF FALL 2018, THE MODULES ARE WORTH 30 POINTS (FORMERLY 70 POINTS). PLEASE UPDATE YOUR SYLLABI ACCORDINGLY. STUDENTS WILL COMPLETE THE TUTORIAL AS FOLLOWS:

  • Starting Your Assignment Module --- Now Worth 30 points (used to be 70)

  • Starting Your Assignment Quiz --- 30 points (no change)

  • Types of Information Module--- Now Worth 30 points (used to be 70)

  • Types of Information Quiz--- 30 points (no change)

  • Finding Books Module--- Now Worth 30 points (used to be 70)

  • Finding Books Quiz--- 30 points (no change)

  • Finding Articles Module--- Now Worth 30 points (used to be 70)

  • Finding Articles Quiz--- 30 points (no change)

Total tutorial points: 240 points