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Toolkit: Scholarship as Conversation- KPs

Overview

"Communities of scholars, researchers, or professionals engage in sustained discourse with new insights and discoveries occurring over time as a result of varied perspectives and interpretations." ACRL Framework

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Learners who are developing their information literate abilities do the following:

Knowledge Practice 1

Cite the contributing work of others in their own information production.

Masters of the (Citable) Universe: Maximizing Your Use of Reference Management Software- Kirstin Duffin, Eastern Illinois University, 2017

Identifying Themes in Academic Literature- Nancy Falciani-White, Wheaton College, 2016

The Scholarly Conversation: Reading & Applying Scholarly Research: Amy Hall & Sarah Leeman, National-Louis University, 2016

Citation Mapping Assignment- Cynthia Kremer, Benedictine University, 2016

Increasing Engagement with Poll Everywhere- Larissa Garcia, Northern Illinois University, 2013

Creating Embedded Content- Cynthia Kremer, Benedictine University, 2014

Knowledge Practice 2

Contribute to scholarly conversation at an appropriate level, such as local online community, guided discussion, undergraduate research journal, conference presentation/poster session.

Traversing the Terrain of 21st Century Publishing: A Practicum- Sarah Dick & Susan Franzen, Illinois State University, 2017

Knowledge Practice 3

Identify barriers to entering scholarly conversation via various venues.

Recognizing and Joining the Scholarly Conversation- Susan Avery & Kirsten Feist, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2016

Knowledge Practice 4

Critically evaluate contributions made by others in participatory information environments.

Recognizing and Joining the Scholarly Conversation- Susan Avery & Kirsten Feist, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2016

Active Learning Library Instruction Program (ALLI)- Bryan Clark & Jessica Bastian, Illinois Central College, 2015

Evaluating Sources: What is a 'Reliable' Source?- Kelly Grossmann, Northeastern Illinois University, 2015

Source Evaluation Quiz- Kimberly Shotick, Northeastern Illinios University, 2015

Research Environments- Crystal Boyce, Illinois Wesleyan University, 2014

MindMeister: Researching on the Web- Mahrya Carncross, Western Illinois University, 2014

Attribution Decay- Christina Heady, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, 2014

Creating Embedded Content- Cynthia Kremer, Benedictine University, 2014

Knowledge Practice 5

Identify the contribution particular articles, books, and other scholarly pieces make to disciplinary knowledge.

The Scholarly Conversation: Reading & Applying Scholarly Research: Amy Hall & Sarah Leeman, National-Louis University, 2016

Research Methods Instruction- Frances Brady, Adler University, 2015

Knowledge Practice 6

Summarize the changes in scholarly perspective over time on a particular topic within a specific discipline.

Identifying Themes in Academic Literature- Nancy Falciani-White, Wheaton College, 2016

Research Methods Instruction- Frances Brady, Adler University, 2015

Knowledge Practice 7

Recognize that a given scholarly work may not represent the only or even the majority perspective on the issue.


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