The OWU instruction librarians created this guide to supplement your course materials as you begin to explore information in preparation for your information literacy assignment. If a librarian visits your class, they may use one or all of the pages of this guide during the session. However, the guide is designed for you to explore on your own to help familiarize yourself with the concepts needed for your information literacy assignment.
Every time you read, watch or listen to a source ask yourself the following questions:
As you explore how different disciplines think about migration, you are digesting a lot of information. How you make sense of all of this information is information literacy (how you find, evaluate, and use information).
As you work through your assignments in the First Year Seminar, you are starting on your journey to becoming an information-literate person.
An information-literate individual is able to:
You won't learn everything you need to know in this course. But you will start practicing with the first three of these characteristics.