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Intro to SIRS Discoverer

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Creator:

Danielle Schrimsher and Elizabeth Lundey


School/Organization:

Auburn Junior High School, Auburn City Schools/ Alabama Virtual Library

Overview:

This podcast provides a brief introduction to SIRS Discover database from the Alabama Virtual Library.


Length: 02:25

Content Areas: Math, Science, English/Language Arts, Social Studies, Technology Education, Professional Development

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)
    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)
    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)
    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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    ASIL_6.8: [Ability to provide support for teachers to increase the use of technology already in the school/classrooms]

     


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