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Freshman English Information Literacy Instructors' Guide

This toolkit is intended to support information literacy instruction in Freshman English (ENGL 101 and UHON 110) classes. It provides resources for use by library faculty and teaching faculty.

Creating Authentic, Situated Learning Scenarios

This slideshow details the advantages of authentic, situated learning for students and faculty.  It also offers direction in creating situated learning scenarios that teach and enhance IL and critical-thinking skills.

Research-Based Proposal Essay

This situated assignment is a reworking of a typical Freshman Composition assignment, the general research paper or proposal essay.  It's been revised to include a context that gives students a reason for doing the research, i.e., writing required by post-graduation professional work.

Contact the Author

Contact Dr. Carol Leibiger at: c.leibiger@usd.edu or 605-677-6089.

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