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Nursing

2016 - 2017 ADN Information Literacy Program Assessment

 

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Identifying Scholarly Sources of Information for Nursing Research - Peer Reviewed - ADN

Many ADN students could not identify the characteristics of peer reviewed publications before the IL class:

Before IL class

After IL class

 

Identifying Scholarly Sources of Information for Nursing Research - ADN

Although most ADN students recognized that magazines were not good sources of scholarly information for nursing research, scores improved after the IL class:

Before IL class

 

After IL class

Plagiarism - Citing Paraphrased Material - ADN

Although most ADN students were aware that paraphrasing needs to be cited before the IL class, their scores improved after the class.

Before IL class

After IL class

Search Skills - Using Boolean Operators - ADN

The majority of nursing students were aware of advanced searching skills like using Boolean operators before the IL class, possible because most had participated in the ENG 101 and 102 information literacy programs. Scores improved, though, after the ADN IL class:

Before IL class

After IL class