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Information Literacy in the Core Workshop for Faculty

ERIAL Project

http://www.erialproject.org/



Major Findings

  • Inability to correctly read citations
  • Little or no understanding of cataloging systems
  • No organized search strategies beyond Google style
  • Poor abilities in locating & evaluating resources

Citation Project

Major Findings
  • Students don’t understand their sources or read deeply
  • Students don’t know how to analyze sources
  • Instead of summarizing, students paraphrased, copied from, or patchwrote from individual sentences in their sources
  • Inadvertently plagiarizing
                               
http://site.citationproject.net/

Project Information Literacy

Major Findings - Infographic

http://projectinfolit.org/

WASC Accreditation

Employers Want Information Literacy Skills