Scaffolding core research and information literacy skills in ENGL 112: A pilot project

Poster Session

Presenter(s):

Špela Grašič – UBC Okanagan
Sajni Lacey – UBC Okanagan

Abstract:

This pilot project was developed to tackle challenges first-year-students face as they begin doing research in a university setting: engaging with university libraries, reading academic articles and deconstructing academic jargon, finding and evaluating secondary sources, and ethically incorporating secondary sources. 20-minute strategy and skill-building sessions were integrated throughout the course as they became necessary.