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Information Cycles: Research 101 Tutorial

Information Cycles: Research 101 Tutorial

This site describes the general process by which information about a topic is generated and published. A short Flash movie sets out a timeline to help illustrate how information based on current events is disseminated. The bulk of the site's content is in a subsection that follows the timeline page. This "sources model" consists of further background, examples, and resources related to each type of information source displayed on the timeline. Learners can take a five-question quiz on the material presented and receive immediate feedback on the answers they choose. This digital learning object has been chosen by the CSU ICT/Information Literacy Learning Objects Initiative due to its quality and minimal conformity to the committee’s criteria. For more information about the criteria used to... Show More


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