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Implementing A Graduate-Level Data Information Literacy Curriculum At Oregon State University: Approach, Outcomes And Lessons Learned, Amanda L. Whitmire Apr 2014

Implementing A Graduate-Level Data Information Literacy Curriculum At Oregon State University: Approach, Outcomes And Lessons Learned, Amanda L. Whitmire

University of Massachusetts and New England Area Librarian e-Science Symposium

Purpose

This poster examines the development and inaugural offering of a credit-bearing graduate-level course in data information literacy (DIL). The purpose of the course was to enable students to acquire foundational knowledge and skills in DIL that would support long-term habits in planning, management, preservation and sharing of research data.

Setting/Participants

Oregon State University Libraries partnered with the Graduate School to facilitate the process of establishing a new credit-bearing course in the OSU catalog. The course is open to graduate students from all disciplines without any prerequisites, and is taught by the Libraries’ Data Management Specialist.

Brief Description

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Developing A Data Management Curriculum For Graduate Students In The Natural Resources, Sarah J. Wright, Camille Andrews Apr 2014

Developing A Data Management Curriculum For Graduate Students In The Natural Resources, Sarah J. Wright, Camille Andrews

University of Massachusetts and New England Area Librarian e-Science Symposium

Objective

E-science has created a need for new skill sets for graduate students managing, working with and curating their research data. How can librarians help teach data management skills?

Methods

Librarians at Albert R. Mann Library collaborated with faculty in the Department of Natural Resources to determine educational priorities and deliver a one-credit special topics course in Spring 2013. Several assessment methods were used in order to determine the success of the instruction, including in-class active and collaborative learning exercises, post-class one-minute reflections, and a final survey.

Results

Data Management, Data organization, Data quality and Documentation, Data analysis and Visualization ...