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  • Everyone receives the same username and password.
  • Choosing one of the Resources for grade levels results in a sub-set of the Core Collection Resources.
  • Only a few sites have users create a separate username and password. World Book requires unique individual usernames and passwords for My Research function which is a means of saving resources found in World Book.
  • A popular resources within InfOhio, World Book is an online encyclopedia.
  • Instructor Options: Use the Class Activity on this slide for Internet search beginners and the Class Activity on slide 9 for more experienced Internet search students. Or use both if time allows. Divide the class into groups of 2.
  • Facilitate a discussion of how InfOhio is organized – many research sites with their own helpful and challenging features.
  • Instructor, skip this slide if this activity might overwhelm students or if class time is tight. Divide the class into groups of 2.
  • Facilitate a discussion of how InfOhio is organized – many research sites with their own helpful and challenging features.

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  • 1. Discover the Resources in InfOhio A CYC Electives Module 10-26-11
  • 2. What is InfOhio?
    • A virtual K-12 library of high quality teacher-selected and school-related resources.
    • Includes online reference and research tools such as:
    • encyclopedias,
    • dictionaries,
    • magazine articles,
    • and biographies.
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  • 3. Logging in to InfOhio
    • Fill out the online request form to receive a username and password.
    • http://www.infohio.org/ER/unpwrequestform.asp
    15
  • 4. Accessing InfOhio Resources
    • Go to www.infohio.org
    • Click on Core Collection
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  • 5. Resources Within InfOhio
    • Most links for resources within InfOhio take you to a different website. If asked for a username and password, use the same username and password you were given for InfOhio.
    • Some resources within InfOhio do not include a link back to InfOhio. You may need to retype the InfOhio website address to return to http://infohio.org.
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  • 6. World Book, One of the InfOhio Resources 15
  • 7. Class Activity in World Book
    • Scenario: An 8 th grade student has asked for your assistance with a homework assignment.
    • The Student’s Assignment: Research and write a paper on the famous artist Diego Rivera.
    • Your Assignment: Find two sources of research material in World Book to help the student.
    15
  • 8. World Book Class Reports
    • What resources did you find to help with the Diego Rivera assignment?
    • What are they? Articles, videos, photos?
    • How easy or difficult was it to find the resources?
    15
  • 9. Class Activity in InfOhio
    • Scenario: An 8 th grade student has asked for your assistance with a homework assignment.
    • The Student’s Assignment: Research and write a paper on the famous artist Diego Rivera.
    • Your Assignment: Find two sources of research material on InfOhio to help the student.
    15
  • 10. Class Reports
    • What resources did you find to help with the Diego Rivera assignment? What are they? Articles, videos, photos?
    • Which resource did you try that did not have the information you needed?
    • What did you discover about InfOhio?
    • What limitations did you discover?
    • What helpful features did you discover?
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  • 11. Creative Commons License
    • This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License. To view a copy of this license, visit http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
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