Terms in this set (50)
What is information?
The communication or reception of knowledge or intelligence.
Knowledge obtained from investigation, study, or instruction.
What you need to know.
Knowing what to do with knowledge.
What is literacy?
The ability to read and write.
Competence or knowledge in a specified area.
What is information literacy?
"to recognize when information is needed and have the ability to locate, evaluate, and use effectively the needed information."
Define, find, evaluate, organize, communicate
If the hardest thing is getting started, start by defining your parameters. What are they?
What is my purpose?
What is my topic?
Who is my audience?
Where do I start?
and, or, and not
Fact vs. Opinion
Opinion: personal judgement or beliefs
Objective vs. Subjective
Objective: Neutral, presents all sides, based on facts, by experts
Subjective: Group opinions based on analysis of facts, events, or things
Primary vs. Secondary
Primary: originals, unanalyzed or interpreted
Secondary: analyzed information, modified, interpreted
Scholarly vs. Non
Scholarly: peer reviewed, written for and by experts, by universities, bibliographies with notes
Books vs. Periodicals
Periodical: anything published on a schedule
Why are citations important?
Give credit, plagiarism, additional sources, identifying type of source
Arthur Conan Doyle
Author of Holmes and doctor
Holmes first appearances
1887 in four novels and 56 short stories
Where is Holmes from
221 Baker street London
Moody, antisocial, bored, bad habits, and enjoys challenges
Narrator, roommate, army vet, and doctor
Ethical info use
giving credit, obeying laws, maintaining security, evaluating sources, and good decitions
Laws providing legal protection to creators of original works
Lifetime plus 70 years or 95 for corp
civil and criminal penalties
purpose of use
nature of work
effect on market
non copyrighted works
donated public domain
using others works without giving credit
not criminal still consequences
Limit info shared online
Use best info possible
Why evaluate sources
better decision making
CRAAP Information Test
Currency , Relevance , Authority , Accuracy, Purpose
the timeliness of information
The importance of the information to your needs
The source of the information
The reliability, truthfulness, and correctness of the ifnormation
the reason the information exists
Five Pillars of wiki
Broad coverage of topics with reliable sources
Neutral Point of view
Code of Conduct anyone
can edit or use for free
No firm rules (wrong revisions can be fixed)
Wiki code of conduct
Be respectful and civil. Avoid conflict. Assume good faith.
What is a book?
Words on a page or a screen
Meant to be read or used
Way to distribute information or share creativity
Often most accepted authority
Organization of Book
Catalog and classifications
Databases or listings or index to a collection of materials
Multiple ways to search
Uniquely describes items
First man made satellite sent to space by Russia
The US reaction to sputnik
Led to developments to the internet
created the world wide web
people use words computers use numbers
four ways to find things on the web
word of mouth
different search engines
Blackle (environmentally conscious)
Wolfram Alpha (Knowledge Engine) (straight to info)
Meta search engines
a search engine that simultaneously searching other search engines
User generated database
you tube and IMDB
t/f you can create your own database
Tip for power points
Five lines per slide
Graphs should be basic and easy to understand
Use animations to enhance