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120422 VU BEd 02.2: Introduction to Information and Research Literacy (IRL) (2016W)

2.00 ECTS (1.00 SWS), SPL 12 - Anglistik
Continuous assessment of course work

Details

Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

First session: October 18th 2016, 8:30-9:30
Final exam: January 24th 2017 8:30 - 9:30
Final session: January 31st 2017 8:30 - 9:45

Contact hours: 8-8:30 before class sessions or by appointment

Tuesday 18.10.
08:30 - 09:30 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Tuesday 25.10.
08:30 - 09:30 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Tuesday 08.11.
08:30 - 09:30 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Tuesday 15.11.
08:30 - 09:30 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Tuesday 22.11.
08:30 - 09:30 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Tuesday 29.11.
08:30 - 09:30 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Tuesday 13.12.
08:30 - 09:30 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Tuesday 10.01.
08:30 - 09:30 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Tuesday 17.01.
08:30 - 09:30 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Tuesday 24.01.
08:00 - 09:30 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Tuesday 31.01.
08:30 - 09:15 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03

Tuesday 18.10. 08:00 - 09:30 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Tuesday 25.10. 08:00 - 09:30 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Tuesday 08.11. 08:00 - 09:30 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Tuesday 15.11. 08:00 - 09:30 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Tuesday 22.11. 08:00 - 09:30 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Tuesday 29.11. 08:00 - 09:30 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Tuesday 13.12. 08:00 - 09:30 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Tuesday 10.01. 08:00 - 09:30 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Tuesday 17.01. 08:00 - 09:30 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Tuesday 24.01. 08:00 - 09:30 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Tuesday 31.01. 08:00 - 09:30 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

Aims: Students know fundamental concepts and strategies of academic work, with special focus on literature and information research. They are familiar with the many information resources relating to English and American Studies and are able to make informed choices which to use when addressing academic problems. They know about the requirements of academic best practice. They are able to understand the relevance of information literacy for their future professional practices.
Contents: Concepts and strategies of academic work, with special focus on literature and information research; information sources for English and American Studies; academic best practice; information literacy in academic and school environments
Methods: Blended learning: activating lecture, teacher input, some inverted lecture sessions, individual and group online activities in Moodle and the social media.

Assessment and permitted materials

Attendance, learning diary, activities, class and online participation, a graded written assignment (December 13th, 2016), written mid-term exam (Multiple Choice, Jan 24th, 2017).

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Mandatory attendance.

Students need to achieve a minimum of 60% to pass this class.
Positive grades:
- 1: 90-100%
- 2: 80-89.9%
- 3: 70-79.9%
- 4: 60-69.9%

The following components count towards the final grade:
- Attendance, learning diary, activities, class and online participation: 20%
- Graded written assignment: 35%
- Graded written exam (Multiple Choice): 45%
- Bonus points for extra work may be awarded

Examination topics

Concepts and strategies of academic work, with special focus on literature and information research; information sources for English and American Studies; academic best practice; information literacy in academic and school environments
Methods: Blended learning: activating lecture, teacher input, some inverted lecture sessions, individual and group online activities in Moodle and the social media.

Reading list

Feal, Rosemary G.; Fitzpatrick, Kathleen. 2016. MLA handbook. (8th edition). New York: Modern Language Association of America. ISBN: 9781603292627 (Paperback)

Further reading, viewing and listening material will be announced in Moodle.

Association in the course directory

Studium: BEd 046
Code/Modul: BEd 02.2
Lehrinhalt: 12-4623

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