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Integrating information literacy into a team based learning course - Candice Benjes-Small


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Integrating information literacy into a team based learning course - Candice Benjes-Small

  1. 1. INTEGRATING INFORMATION LITERACY INTO A TEAM-BASED LEARNING COURSE Candice Benjes-Small Head, Information Literacy & Outreach Radford University, Radford, Virginia
  2. 2. Applicable Course Objective • Students should be able to critically read and evaluate a research article in order to judge whether a modality is appropriate for his/her patient.
  3. 3. Team-Based Learning (TBL) • Permanent teams • Content provided outside of class • Individual readiness assurance test (IRAT) • Team readiness assurance test (TRAT) • Team application activity (4 S’s)
  4. 4. Library Version • Pre-class videos • IRAT on the learning management system • TRAT at start of library workshop • Team activity • Remainder of time to find own articles
  5. 5. Backwards course design • Team Activity: What do we want the students to be able to do?
  6. 6. Team Activity Objectives • Identify research articles • Find research articles in our database
  7. 7. Backwards course design • What do students need to understand in order to complete those objectives?
  8. 8. IRAT/TRAT Objectives • Design a search strategy • Assess appropriateness of results • Identify a research article • Find full text • Use interlibrary loan
  9. 9. Team Activity 2015 • Your patient is suffering from Triceps Surae tendon pain. Will ultrasound therapy help? Using the skills you learned in the IRAT/TRAT, find two research articles for your question.
  10. 10. Team Activity 2016
  11. 11. Questions? • Candice Benjes-Small, Head of Information Literacy & Outreach, McConnell Library, Radford University,