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Navigating the Alabama Virtual Library Student Research Center Database

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This podcast is part of the series: Blabbing About AVL

Creator:

Terrie Hull


School/Organization:

Elmore County High School, Elmore County Schools/ Alabama Virtual Library

Overview:

This podcast is designed to help famaliarize users with the Student Research Center Database. This podcast mainly focuses on perfoming a basic search and editing user preferences.


Length: 02:14

Content Areas: English/Language Arts, Social Studies, Technology Education

Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:

IL (K-12)
1. The student who is information literate accesses information efficiently and effectively.
  • Recognizes the need for information.
  • Recognizes that accurate and comprehensive information is the basis for intelligent decision making.
  • Formulates questions based on information needs.
  • Identifies a variety of potential sources of information.
  • Develops and uses successful strategies for locating information.
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    IL (K-12)
    2. The student who is information literate evaluates information critically and competently.
  • Determines accuracy, relevance, and comprehensiveness.
  • Distinguishes among fact, point of view, and opinion.
  • Identifies inaccurate and misleading information.
  • Selects information appropriate to the problems or question at hand.
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    IL (K-12)
    3. The student who is information literate uses information accurately and creatively.
  • Organizes information for practical application.
  • Integrates new information into one's own knowledge.
  • Applies information in critical thinking and problem solving.
  • Produces and communicates information and ideas in appropriate formats.
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    IL (K-12)
    4. The student who is an independent learner is information literate and pursues information related to personal interests.
  • Seeks information related to various dimensions of personal well-being, such as career interests, community involvement, health matters and recreational pursuits.
  • Designs, develops, and evaluate information products and solutions related to personal interests.
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    IL (K-12)
    5. The student who is an independent learner is information literate and appreciates literature and other creative expressions of information.
  • Is a competent and self-motivated reader.
  • Derives meaning from information presented creatively in a variety of formats.
  • Develops creative products in a variety of formats.
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    IL (K-12)
    6. The student who is an independent learner is information literate and strives for excellence in information seeking and knowledge generation.
  • Assesses the quality of the process and products of personal information seeking
  • Devises strategies for revising, improving and up-dating self-generated knowledge.
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    IL (K-12)
    7. The student who contributes positively to the learning community and to society is information literate and recognizes the importance of information to a democratic society.
  • Seeks information from diverse sources, contexts, disciplines, and cultures.
  • Respects the principle of equitable access to information
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    IL (K-12)
    8. The student who contributes positively to the learning community and to society is information literate and practices ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
  • Respects the principles of intellectual freedom.
  • Respects intellectual property rights.
  • Uses information technology responsibly.
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    IL (K-12)
    9. The student who contributes positively to the learning community and to society is information literate and participates effectively in groups to pursue and generate information.
  • Shares knowledge and information with others.
  • Respects others' ideas and backgrounds and acknowledges their contributions
  • Collaborates with others, both in person and through technologies, to identify information problems and to seek their solutions.
  • Collaborates with others, both in person and through technologies to design, develop, and evaluate information products and solutions.
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    TC2 (9-12) Computer Applications
    9. Practice ethical and legal use of technology systems and digital content.
  • Explaining consequences of illegal and unethical use of technology systems and digital content
  • Examples: cyberbullying, plagiarism
  • Interpreting copyright laws and policies with regard to ownership and use of digital content
  • Citing sources of digital content using a style manual
  • Examples: Modern Language Association (MLA), American Psychological Association (APA)
     
    TC2 (9-12) Computer Applications
    10. Analyze capabilities and limitations of current and emerging technologies.
  • Assessing effects of technology on culture, economics, politics, and the environment
  • Comparing capabilities of various technologies to address personal, social, lifelong learning, and career needs
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    TC2 (9-12) Computer Applications
    11. Critique digital content for validity, accuracy, bias, currency, and relevance.
     
    TC2 (9-12) Computer Applications
    13. Demonstrate collaborative skills using curriculum-related content in digital environments.
    Examples: completing assignments online; interacting with experts and peers in a structured, online learning environment
     
    ELA2015 (9)
    27. Gather relevant information from multiple authoritative print and digital sources, using advanced searches effectively; assess the usefulness of each source in answering the research question; integrate information into the text selectively to maintain the flow of ideas, avoiding plagiarism and following a standard format for citation. [W.9-10.8]
     

     


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