publication . Article . Other literature type . 2018

Applying an information literacy rubric to first-year health sciences student research posters

Xan Goodman; John Watts; Rogelio Arenas; Rachelle Weigel; Tony Terrell;
Open Access English
  • Published: 12 Jan 2018 Journal: Journal of the Medical Library Association : JMLA, volume 106, issue 1, pages 108-112 (issn: 1536-5050, eissn: 1558-9439, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Medical Library Association
Abstract
<jats:p>Objective: This article describes the collection and analysis of annotated bibliographies created by first-year health sciences students to support their final poster projects. The authors examined the students’ abilities to select relevant and authoritative sources, summarize the content of those sources, and correctly cite those sources.Methods: We collected images of 1,253 posters, of which 120 were sampled for analysis, and scored the posters using a 4-point rubric to evaluate students’ information literacy skills.Results: We found that 52% of students were proficient at selecting relevant sources that directly contributed to the theme, topic, or deb...
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ACM Computing Classification System: ComputingMilieux_COMPUTERSANDEDUCATION
free text keywords: Research Communication, Bibliography. Library science. Information resources, Z, R, Health Informatics, Library and Information Sciences, Rubric, Student research, Medical education, Biomedical sciences, Library science, Information literacy, Medicine, business.industry, business, Citation
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publication . Article . Other literature type . 2018

Applying an information literacy rubric to first-year health sciences student research posters

Xan Goodman; John Watts; Rogelio Arenas; Rachelle Weigel; Tony Terrell;