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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.
  • Cyc module inf ohio

    1. 1. Discover the Resources in InfOhio A CYC Electives Module 10-26-11
    2. 2. What is InfOhio? <ul><li>A virtual K-12 library of high quality teacher-selected and school-related resources. </li></ul><ul><li>Includes online reference and research tools such as: </li></ul><ul><li>encyclopedias, </li></ul><ul><li>dictionaries, </li></ul><ul><li>magazine articles, </li></ul><ul><li>and biographies. </li></ul>15
    3. 3. Logging in to InfOhio <ul><li>Fill out the online request form to receive a username and password. </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.infohio.org/ER/unpwrequestform.asp </li></ul>15
    4. 4. Accessing InfOhio Resources <ul><li>Go to www.infohio.org </li></ul><ul><li>Click on Core Collection </li></ul>15
    5. 5. Resources Within InfOhio <ul><li>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. </li></ul><ul><li>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. </li></ul>15
    6. 6. World Book, One of the InfOhio Resources 15
    7. 7. Class Activity in World Book <ul><li>Scenario: An 8 th grade student has asked for your assistance with a homework assignment. </li></ul><ul><li>The Student’s Assignment: Research and write a paper on the famous artist Diego Rivera. </li></ul><ul><li>Your Assignment: Find two sources of research material in World Book to help the student. </li></ul>15
    8. 8. World Book Class Reports <ul><li>What resources did you find to help with the Diego Rivera assignment? </li></ul><ul><li>What are they? Articles, videos, photos? </li></ul><ul><li>How easy or difficult was it to find the resources? </li></ul>15
    9. 9. Class Activity in InfOhio <ul><li>Scenario: An 8 th grade student has asked for your assistance with a homework assignment. </li></ul><ul><li>The Student’s Assignment: Research and write a paper on the famous artist Diego Rivera. </li></ul><ul><li>Your Assignment: Find two sources of research material on InfOhio to help the student. </li></ul>15
    10. 10. Class Reports <ul><li>What resources did you find to help with the Diego Rivera assignment? What are they? Articles, videos, photos? </li></ul><ul><li>Which resource did you try that did not have the information you needed? </li></ul><ul><li>What did you discover about InfOhio? </li></ul><ul><li>What limitations did you discover? </li></ul><ul><li>What helpful features did you discover? </li></ul>15
    11. 11. Creative Commons License <ul><li>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 </li></ul>15

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