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Information Literacy Instruction

Learning outcomes

Com 173 - Students will be able to accomplish the following after a library instruction session with an MCC librarian:

  • Evaluate information retrieved from the web for currency, authority, reputation and objectivity [Authority is constructed and contextual]
  • Identify databases appropriate for persuasive and informative speeches [Searching as strategic exploration]
  • Locate articles from databases that are appropriate for persuasive and informative speeches [Searching as strategic exploration]
  • Retrieve citations for database articles in accordance with citation style required by instructor [Information has value]
  • Identify a book in the MCC Library that would be useful to preparing a speech on a given topic  [Searching as strategic exploration]