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Access Matters
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Information is inherently valuable. Access to it, or lack of access, has the potential to affect the quality of one’s life. In this lesson, students will learn how access to information shapes people’s lives and how they can make informed decisions related to access to information in their lives and in their communities.

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Information Science
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New Literacies Alliance
Author:
Ashley Flinn
Cristina Colquhoun
Eric Kowalik
Heather Collins
Heather Healy
Joelle Pitts
Matt Upson
Melia Fritch
New Literacies Alliance
Date Added:
08/20/2021
Learning the Open Source Way
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"Learning the Open Source Way" is a toolkit aimed at assisting others who want to create or adapt their educational courses using the principles found in FLOSS communities. It is aimed at providing information about learning in an open source manner.The toolkit is created in an open source production way using a 12 week open access session, called summer university. This summer university runs from July 2007 on and will be conducted as a joint event bringing in as a “special guest” the Ubuntu community.

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Education
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FlossCom
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Individual Authors
Author:
Andreas Meiszner
Ashley Healy
Athanasis Karoulis
Daune West
Ewan W MacArthur
Hugo Fialho Magalhães
Ioannis Antoniades
Martin Weller
Nikos Katsiadakis
Rüdiger Glott
Simon Rae
Sulayman K Sowe
Thomas M Connolly
Date Added:
07/03/2007
Question Authority
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The Question Authority lesson is mapped to the Authority is Constructed and Contextual Frame. The lesson introduces the concept of authority in the research process, that it is constructed and contextual, and that the authority sought changes based on the research question. Criteria for evaluating authority are discussed, as is the idea that not all voices are represented in authoritative conversations.

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Information Science
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New Literacies Alliance
Author:
Andrea Baer
Ashley Flinn
Heather Healy
Joelle Pitts
Melia Fritch
New Literacies Alliance
Robyn Hartman
Date Added:
08/20/2021
Scholarly Conversations
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Jumping into research on a specific subject may feel overwhelming when faced with the vast amount of information that has been published on the subject. In this lesson, students will discover how research is like a conversation that takes place between scholars in a field and will investigate ways they can become part of the conversation over time.

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Information Science
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New Literacies Alliance
Author:
Alice Anderson
Ashley Flinn
Ashley Stark
Geoff Iverson
Heather Healy
Julie Hartwell
Kate Otto
New Literacies Alliance
Rachel Vukas
Sara Kearns
Date Added:
08/20/2021
Value of Information
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With the vast amount of information that can be found as quickly as a mouse click, it is easy to think that all information is free. However, information and access to it is paid for by someone and is not all created equally. In this lesson, students will explore the value and cost of information and learn how to make wise information decisions.

Subject:
Information Science
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Provider:
New Literacies Alliance
Author:
Alice Anderson
Ashley Flinn
Heather Collins
Heather Healy
Julie Hartwell
New Literacies Alliance
Date Added:
08/20/2021