publication . Article . 2017

Changes in First-Year Students’ Use of Research Resources: Impacts of an Interdisciplinary Seminar Program on Research and Literacy Learning Outcomes

Jacqueline Murray; Nathan J. Lachowsky;
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  • Published: 01 Dec 2017 Journal: The Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, volume 8 (eissn: 1918-2902, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: University of Western Ontario, Western Libraries
Abstract
<jats:p>The Internet, which has made information ubiquitous and seemingly infinite, has transformed education. Universities are challenged to educate students to navigate and evaluate critically the undifferentiated information of the Internet so that students gain the ability to transform it into knowledge. To better understand the effects of taking a First-Year Seminar we examined the types of research resources students consulted before and after taking an interdisciplinary graded for-credit First-Year Seminar at a midsize comprehensive public university in Canada. We analyzed 2,576 anonymous questionnaires collected across 102 first-year seminars. After comp...
Subjects
free text keywords: Research skills, Pedagogy, Humanities, Literacy learning, Psychology, Public university, Statistical analysis, first-year seminars, interdisciplinary, active learning, learning outcomes, Education (General), L7-991
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publication . Article . 2017

Changes in First-Year Students’ Use of Research Resources: Impacts of an Interdisciplinary Seminar Program on Research and Literacy Learning Outcomes

Jacqueline Murray; Nathan J. Lachowsky;