“CSU Information Competence Project”
CSU Information Competence Project
Oct 3, 2002
- This module consists of nine online tutorials designed to provide guidance and
practical exercises on Information Competence. The site provides an excellent
overview of the research process including how to identify a research question,
finding and evaluating resources, organizing and synthesizing resources, and
using electronic technologies for research. There is also a section on
understanding the ethical, legal, and socio-political issues surrounding
information and information technology
- Type of Material:
- Recommended Uses:
- Computer connected to the Internet
- Identify Major Learning Goals:
- The goal of this module is to learn the basics of doing research in the
- Target Student Population:
- Secondary and post secondary students interested in becoming more knowledgeable
on the topic of research.
- Prerequisite Knowledge or Skills:
- Basic web navigational skills
- This module contains a great deal of information that is broken down into
manageable chunks and is well organized. The information is current, including
use of electronic communications and technologies.
- The interactive introductions and exercises were well done and engaging. The
self-graded practice quizzes enhanced the instruction significantly
- Clearer identification of learning objectives and prerequisite knowledge would
have been useful.
- The module used a variety of navigational tools that made it easy to follow. The
site is exceptionally well structured.
- Other Issues and Comments:
- Ray Cafolla and Judy Serwatka reviewed this site.
- Creative Commons: