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Teaching & Learning: Information Cycle & Source Types

The Teaching & Learning Guide provides information to help you with your needs as an instructor including class materials, statistics and assessment information, important reminders, and readings and resources.

Example Activities & Lessons

There are many excellent ways to teach source types, some very active and others with examples of different source types. Be aware of how much time your activity will take.

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When do I teach the Information Cycle & Source Types?

It's important to teach types of source when:

  • Students are not familiar with academic/scholarly sources
  • Students are asked to use specific types of sources OR
  • As part of an evaluation of sources lesson

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