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Information Literacy——Essential to Academic Researcher (General) | 信息素养——学术研究的必修课

Information literacy is essential to academic researchers. This course aims to improve learns' information literacy to support reflective discovery of information, effective use & evaluating information, and ethical communication during their academic careers.

Information Literacy——Essential to Academic Researcher (General) | 信息素养——学术研究的必修课

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Starts Nov 24
Ends Dec 31
Estimated 12 weeks
5–10 hours per week
Self-paced
Progress at your own speed
Free
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About this course

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Information literacy is the set of integrated abilities encompassing the reflective discovery of information, the understanding of how information is produced and valued, and the use of information in creating new knowledge and participating ethically in communities of learning (ACRL, 2016). The course Information Literacy discusses methodology and skills around information. The methods and skills will benefit you the whole life, no matter what is your age now and what is your professional background.

At the beginning of the course, some senior professors and some students express their understanding of information literacy. Then you can check your general competency related to information literacy by yourself.

The topics of the course include information resources, information retrieval, finding facts & figures, open access, search engine, academic community & norm, personal knowledge management, et al.

This course aims to improve your information literacy to support your access to accurate, authoritative and valuable information during your learning, living and academic researching.

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  • Language: 中文
  • Video Transcript: 中文

What you'll learn

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Information Literacy is essential to academic researcher

How to execute effective search of academic information

How to find facts and figures

Knowing Open Access and Internet search engines

Basic knowledge of academic communication and norm

How to manage your personal knowledge

Week 1 Information Literacy and Academic Research

Week 2 The ABC of Information Retrieval

Week 3 The Basic Methods of Searching Information: Find Books

Week 4 The Basic Methods of Searching Information: Find Articles (1)

Week 5 The Basic Methods of Searching Information: Find Articles (2)

Week 6 Access More Information with More Resources

Week 7 You Should Know How to Find Facts and Figures (1)

Week 8 You Should Know How to Find Facts and Figures (2)

Week 9 Open Access and Internet Search Engines

Week 10 Academic Communication and Academic Norm

Week 11 Your Knowledge Need to Be Managed (1)

Week 12 Your Knowledge Need to Be Managed (2)

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