Increasing information literacy with a librarian as the class research mentor

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Abstract

Courses: This semester-long collaboration occurs in an introductory public-speaking course, but could be applied to other communication courses that emphasize research and information literacy skills. Objectives: This semester-long collaboration between a communication professor and campus librarian is designed to increase the information literacy and research skills of students in the introductory speech course. Upon completion of the course, students will demonstrate their ability to: locate, assess, and effectively use a variety of credible supporting materials in their presentations; effectively assess the credibility of supporting materials used in classmates’ speeches; and make full use of library resources.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)243-248
Number of pages6
JournalCommunication Teacher
Volume32
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 2 2018

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  • Education
  • Communication

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