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Evaluating Consumer Health Information
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Learning outcomes: Evaluate consumer health sites based on three criteria: source, accuracy, currency.Discuss contexts, uses and best practices for consumer health information in practice.

Subject:
Health, Medicine and Nursing
Material Type:
Module
Author:
Jody Nelson
Date Added:
04/13/2018
Evaluating Reliable Resources
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Evaluating Reliable Sources focuses on locating and verifying online resources. Students learn to locate and evaluate sources and compare multiple resources about the same topic.

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
MSDE Admin
Margaret Gaudino
Date Added:
09/17/2018
Evaluating Sources Like a Pro
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Infographic to help students navigate the process of evaluating sources during the research process. Ideal to embed in a Libguide!

Subject:
Education
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Diagram/Illustration
Author:
Lindsey Gumb
Date Added:
03/27/2017
Internet Searches: How to Find and Select Authentic Sources
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Whether information is needed for study or daily life, the Internet has developed into an essential source of knowledge. Collecting information from the Internet may seem simple, however, at times one may get an overwhelmingly large number of results for simple queries, some of which may not be relevant or reliable. This lesson teaches learners a step-wise approach to defining keywords, using search parameters to refine a search, and evaluating the appropriateness of sources. It prepares learners to conduct Internet searches effectively, and collect relevant information in the least amount of time.

Subject:
Applied Science
English Language Arts
Life Science
Physical Science
Social Science
Material Type:
Lesson
Author:
Denize Rodricks
Date Added:
08/28/2017
Internet Searches: How to Find and Select Authentic Sources - Remix
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Whether information is needed for study or daily life, the Internet has developed into an essential source of knowledge. Collecting information from the Internet may seem simple, however, at times one may get an overwhelmingly large number of results for simple queries, some of which may not be relevant or reliable. This lesson teaches learners a step-wise approach that prepared them to conduct a basic search with internet. By exploring different types of search engines and inputting key words into the search bar, the learner will gain experience and confidence using the steps needed to successfully search the internet. It prepares learners to conduct Internet searches effectively and prepares them to take the next step in their learning.

Subject:
Applied Science
English Language Arts
Life Science
Physical Science
Social Science
Material Type:
Lesson
Author:
Dr. Daniel Zimmerman
Date Added:
12/10/2017
Library Class Sessions for Research Methods in Building Construction: Evaluating Sources
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Using source evaluation as the theme, discussed different article types such as government reports, case studies, literature reviews, peer-reviewed scholarly articles, law reviews, self-published articles, and the value of each. Class included a hands-on activity with worksheet.

Subject:
Applied Science
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Activity/Lab
Lesson Plan
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Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Virginia Tech
Author:
Leslie Mathews
Virginia Pannabecker
Date Added:
02/11/2016
Scholarly vs. Popular Sources
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Help students easily spot the differences between scholarly and popular sources. Ideal for embedding in a Libguide!

Subject:
Education
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Diagram/Illustration
Date Added:
03/27/2017
Understanding Types of Periodicals (OKLSI Tutorial)
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This tutorial teaches students how to differentiate among trade, scholarly, and popular periodicals. it should take 15-20 minutes to complete. The tutorial was created in Adobe Captivate 7 as part of the Oklahoma Library Skills Initiative (OK LSI), located at http://www.oklsi.onenet.net/. The raw project (.cptx) and published (.swf and .html) files are available.

Material Type:
Assessment
Provider:
Oklahoma Library Skills Initiative
Author:
Chelsea Baker
Melissa Pope
Mica Meier
Natalie Mahan
Date Added:
12/01/2014