First Year Seminar (FYS) designed to introduce first year students to the spirit of academic excellence and intellectual rigor that guides the community of scholars at Loyola Marymount University.
As a FYS faculty or writing instructor, you are asked to do incorporate the Information Literacy Tutorial into your course and assign at least 10% of your course grade on the basis of information literacy as outlined in the FYS course criteria.
FYS Outcomes include:
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.
CORA (Community of Online Research Assignments) is a pilot open access educational resource developed for faculty and librarians in higher education. It aspires to become a repository of user- contributed research and information literacy assignments.