Category Archives: Assignments & Helpers

Making Use of Pew Research

Hey all – You may find Pew Research or Pew Internet & Tech very useful for your community descriptions in the formal assignments. Their research can be very useful for background and supporting demographic data, data on technology use and access, etc. For example: Key findings about U.S. immigrants  

Assignment Q & A Recording!

Thanks to all who attended! We covered a lot of ground with the Sources Survey, LRM and more.  Hope the questions highlighted the way to navigate the assignments to culminate at the research paper. Please be sure to view this recording for a deep dive on the assignments.

Thoughts on Future Assignments

Greetings all! I just finished grading all the submitted LIS Theory/Model assignments. Overall, everyone did very well. You’ll find your scores in Canvas. I was super impressed with the summaries that offered strong connections to information science theory and models and other resources from our course. This will continue to be expected in the remaining […]

Getting Started with…Literature Review Matrix

The Literature Review Matrix is intended to be critical exploration and evaluation of scholarly writings on a topic(in this case, your information community). In your formal research paper, the literature review provides context and background for your own study and illustrates how your research will contribute to a particular area of study.This assignment meets the […]