Teaching and Learning #3
3 Students learn appropriate methods for effective research, including assessment of the validity of resources and the ability to master resources in an online environment.
Deficient Developing Accomplished Exemplary
All students must take either INFO 285: Research Methods or MARA 285: Research Methods in Records Management and Archival Science. The courses cover fundamental principles, processes, values and roles of research for professional application in information organizations. Students become critical consumers of research products and learn the basic skills of evaluating, planning, designing, executing, and applying research. In addition to a general research methods class, which examines a variety of research methodologies, the iSchool offers a number of applied or specialized sections of INFO 285 such as action research, evaluating programs and services, survey research.
Several library resources and services are available specifically for the students in the program:
A dedicated library liaison provides services for the program's online students:
Library support for online students:
King Library orientation
A special tutorial dedicated to iSchool students
A plagiarism tutorial for graduate students
A Libguide for iSchool students