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What should be on the research skills curriculum for undergraduates?

August 1, 2011 681

The Arcadia Project has been investigating what should be on the Information literacy for undergraduates. Find more details on the project website. 

They are seeking to develop a practical curriculum for information literacy that meets the needs of the undergraduate student entering higher education over the next five years.

The Project wiki 

sets out some proposals for a curriculum which will be  

Transitional; Transferable and Transformational!

Take a look at the curriculum. for those short of time ansd/or energy page 32 has 6 quick tips for transforming your teaching. Then on the following appendix 4 there are some excelelnt case studies of actual courses from Glasgow and Cambridge.

ALISS is a not-for-profit unincorporated professional society. It is an independent group which was formed in April 2005 by the former committee of (Aslib Social Science Information Group and Network) The aim of the group is to; Provide opportunities for networking and self-development offer a forum for communication create a network of cooperation and a forum for discussion about emerging issues in social science librarianship.

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