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Information Literacy: Research as Inquiry

Framework Defined

Research as Inquiry

  • What gaps or conflict exist in the available information?
  • What question still need to be answered in this subject?
  • How does the information gathered relate to your own ideas?

Ask the Right Questions

new literacies Ask the right questions lesson

When looking for information, one of the first steps is to develop a research question to figure out the scope of what exactly is needed. In this lesson, students will explore what it takes to narrow a search in order to find the best information.

Evidence-Based Practice

New Literacies Alliance Evidence based practice

Evidence-based practice is a five-step process. The second step, acquire, means to conduct a thorough, focused search and select the highest quality evidence. This lesson addresses how one matches a clinical question to the types of research evidence.