Students are more computer literate than ever. But just because they know how to use a computer to search the Internet doesn’t mean they’re equipped with all the skills they need to be competent researchers. If you expect your students to write a research paper you will save them needless frustration by inviting a librarian to lead a workshop or deliver a guest lecture in your course.
How librarians and course instructors can work together to help students reach their academic goals
Why students who are information literate are more likely to become truly engaged
What you need to know and who to contact
Also of Note . . .
If you don’t have time for a guest lecturer or workshop these will be helpful
Offered at the beginning of the Fall and Winter term
Creating a library skills assignment? Collaborate with our librarians to ensure it is up-to-date
Find out more about Information Literacy as a core academic comptency
York University Libraries, together with other student learning services on campus, are currently exploring the potential for development of a Learning Commons. This web site is designed to provide a rich range of information resources pertaining to the Learning Commons concept.