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Information Literacy Course Guide for UGS Teaching Assistants

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This guide lists tips for Signature Course (UGS) teaching assistants about how to integrate information literacy into the classroom curriculum using various tools from this toolkit as well as other areas of the Libraries website. UGS Librarians strongly encourage Teaching Assistants to get in touch with the UGS Librarians to discuss tailoring and collaborating on an information literacy exercise or assignment for their discussion sections.

Date created: 
Fall 2012
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External Reference: 
http://guides.lib.utexas.edu/subjects/guide.php?subject=ugsTAs

Find an Article from a Citation

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This guide walks students through the steps to find an article from a citation.

Date created: 
Summer 2012
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External Reference: 
http://www.lib.utexas.edu/students/find/articlecitation.html

Finding and Evaluating Articles from Library Databases

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This resource supports instructors to teach their students how to find and evaluate articles. It includes exercises for three different classroom technology scenarios.

Tips: 

Contact the Libraries for a research guide tailored to your course.

Date created: 
Summer 2011
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Brainstorming Search Terms

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This guide supports instructors to teach students how to brainstorm effective search terms. It includes exercises for three classroom technology scenarios. Instructors may also have their students use the included worksheet or online tool to turn their topics into effective searches.

Date created: 
Summer 2011
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Using Evidence to Build Arguments

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This resource supports instructors to teach their students how to think about what evidence they will need to synthesize into their research papers, and find and evaluate that evidence. It includes exercises for three classroom scenarios and a worksheet.

Tips: 

Once students identify the evidence they need, they will need guidance about where to search for it. Instructors may either browse the toolkit for tutorials and guides or request a tailored research guide from UGS librarians.

Date created: 
Summer 2011
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Finding and Evaluating Viewpoint Websites

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This resource supports instructors to teach students how to find and evaluate viewpoint websites. It includes classroom exercises and worksheets set up for three classroom technology scenarios, and take-home assignments.

Date created: 
Summer 2011
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Finding and Evaluating Viewpoint Articles from Library Databases

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This resource supports instructors to teach their students to find and evaluate viewpoint articles on different sides of a controversy. It includes some suggested databases, classroom exercises for three different classroom scenarios and a worksheet.

Tips: 

Contact the Libraries for a research guide tailored to your course/controversy.

Date created: 
Summer 2011
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