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Teach ACRL Information Literacy Frames with Data

Teach ACRL Information Literacy Frames with Data

This lesson plan is designed to supplement the “FRED Interactive: Information Literacy” online course available through www.econlowdown.org and includes the following: Part A: Reviewing “FRED Interactive: Information Literacy” Online Course Content: Students review a FRED graph made in the course; define the concepts nominal, real, and inflation; and discuss basic strategies for establishing the reliability of a data source. Part B: ACRL Information Literacy Frames as FRED-Integrated Abilities: The frames Research as Inquiry, Information Creation as a Process, Scholarship as Conversation, and Authority Is Constructed and Contextual are highlighted.  With Option A, students work in FRED and use the formula real = (nominal/CPI)*100 to plot inflation-adjusted minimum wage rates for two states... Show More
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