One of the learning objectives of FYS courses is to “analyze, evaluate, and appropriately use information and ideas.” To help achieve this objective alongside FYS course research assignments, Augustana's librarians created Library Research Skills for First Year Seminar Students, an open educational resource (OER) that consists of interactive modules and exercises. Please visit the following document to learn more.
One learning objective of AUIDS 201 is to "integrate information from multiple sources." The course includes an annotated bibliography assignment in which students must find, summarize, and cite at least five information sources. You can use or adapt any of the following instruction ideas, or look for more using the Teaching Ideas, which are organized by concept. If you would like a librarian to teach in your course, please fill out the library instruction request form.
AUIDS 301 includes "collect, analyze, and synethsize information from multiple sources" as one of its learning objectives. Because students will work with community partners who have identified specific issues, the students may need to collect different types of information using a variety of search tools. The following lesson is intended to address these needs, but you are also welcome to browse the Teaching Ideas for more inspiration. To ask a librarian to teach in your course, please fill out the library instruction request form.