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One-Shot Instruction Sessions
Project CORA (Community of Online Research Assignments)
Lesson plans for a variety of disciplines. Searchable by Information Literacy Concept, Discipline, Ability Level, Individual/Group, or Keyword. Each lesson includes learning outcomes, related disciplines, information literacy concepts, course context, additional resources, relevant links, and potential pitfalls and teaching tips.
New Literacies Alliances
The New Literacies Alliance is a dynamic curricular project led by librarians from multiple institutions across the United States. Use this link to access lesson plans that are mapped to the various frames.
Using Google Bucket Activity in...Library Orientation
Activity designed for use with business students but could be adapted to other disciplines. Article by Grace Liu at the University of Maine.
Claremont Colleges Library Tutorial
This interactive, self-paced tutorial is designed to help students learn about the research process. The "Start Your Research" tutorial is broken down into 4 modules. Other tutorials are available on their website under Research Support.
Information Literacy for the iGen Student - ACL 2019
Designing Instruction Sessions That Are Hands-On, Assessed, and Successful. Pre-conference session given at the ACL 2019 conference by Kristy Motz from Ferris State University. It includes several activities for schools of all sizes.
Information Literacy Resources for the Classroom
This guide from the University of West Florida is intended for faculty who wish to provide information literacy and research resources for their students and/or incorporate information literacy assignments into their classroom.
Massasoit Libraries DIY Research Channel
A collection of videos curated by the librarians at Massasoit Community College, including Erin McCoy.
This guide explains the goals of information literacy at Massasoit Community College, with specific emphasis on the online modules hosted in Canvas.
Media Bias Chart (Interactive)
The popular media bias chart has been updated, with an explanation, and there are interactive features for sorting the publications- very interesting! Consider using in Fake News sessions.
Northwestern University Library - Curriculum Mapping
A workshop presented by Anne Zald at the Ohio State University Library on July 16, 2015. Curriculum mapping helps plan targeted library sessions across a specific major.
Synthesis Matrix - NCSU
The synthesis matrix is a chart that allows a researcher to
sort and categorize the different arguments presented on an issue. From librarians at North Carolina State University.
Identifying a Research Topic
Keyword/Subject Term Searching