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Toolkit: Information Creation as a Process- KPs

Overview

"Information in any format is produced to convey a message and is shared via a selected delivery method. The iterative processes of researching, creating, revising, and disseminating information vary, and the resulting product reflects these differences." ACRL Framework

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

Knowledge Practice 1

Articulate the capabilities and constraints of information developed through various creation processes.

The Scholarly Article Autopsy: Information Sources from the Inside Out- Krista Bowers Sharpe, Western Illinois University, 2017

Interrogating Sources with First Year Students- Martinique Hallerduff & Jennifer Lau-Bond, Dominican University & Harper College, 2017

Identifying, Analyzing, and Evaluating Primary Sources- Belinda Cheek & Kimberly Butler, North Central College, 2015

Knowledge Practice 2

Assess the fit between an information product’s creation process and a particular information need.

The Scholarly Article Autopsy: Information Sources from the Inside Out- Krista Bowers Sharpe, Western Illinois University, 2017

Identifying, Analyzing, and Evaluating Primary Sources- Belinda Cheek & Kimberly Butler, North Central College, 2015

Knowledge Practice 3

Articulate the traditional and emerging processes of information creation and dissemination in a particular discipline.

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

Identifying, Analyzing, and Evaluating Primary Sources- Belinda Cheek & Kimberly Butler, North Central College, 2015

Knowledge Practice 4

Recognize that information may be perceived differently based on the format in which it is packaged.

Identifying, Analyzing, and Evaluating Primary Sources- Belinda Cheek & Kimberly Butler, North Central College, 2015

Locating Academic Sources- Heather Jagman, DePaul University Library, 2013

Source Evaluation: Context and Appropriateness- Laura Mondt, Richland Community College, 2013

Knowledge Practice 5

Recognize the implications of information formats that contain static or dynamic information.

Knowledge Practice 6

Monitor the value that is placed upon different types of information products in varying contexts.

Locating Academic Sources- Heather Jagman, DePaul University Library, 2013

Just Get Started With Assessment- Meg Frazier & Megan Jaskowiak, Bradley University, 2014

Knowledge Practice 7

Transfer knowledge of capabilities and constraints to new types of information products.

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

Knowledge Practice 8

Develop, in their own creation processes, an understanding that their choices impact the purposes for which the information product will be used and the message it conveys.

Synthesis through New Knowledge Creation- Adam Cassell, MacMurray College, 2016


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