Welcome to ENGL 102, aka Composition II! In this course you will continue to develop your information literacy and research skills. In some cases, you will learn new skills, in others you will perfect skills introduced previously. Because skills and concepts tend to build on each other, this guide contains some review material as well as material new to you. As always, when you have questions about library research, Ask a Librarian!
Information Literacy is a PROCESS!
The Information Literacy Standards Give One Model of the Research Process:
Topic = Know Your Information Need
Search = Access the Needed Information
Evaluate = Evaluate Information Critically
Share = Use Information Effectively for a Purpose
Cite = Use Information Ethically
In Composition I you learned . . .
In Composition II you will refine and build on these skills, especially:
You may be asked to complete the Library Virtual Tour by your Composition instructor. If you have already completed the assignment for University 101, print and present the confirmation you receive by email to prove that you have done the tour.
The Library Virtual Tour is a required activity in University 101, but serves as a good introduction to the library and its services. It consists of text, video, quiz questions about each segment, and an interactive activity.