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Faculty Support at RDP Library

Services and resources to support teaching and research at Red Deer Polytechnic.

Topics & Examples

Outcome: Recognize that scholarship is a conversation, and judge where, when, and how to enter that conversation.
Scholarship as Conversation

Topics Include

Types of Sources

source types and purpose (informal, professional, scholarly); primary and secondary sources
The Information Cycle publishing timelines; depth of conversation based on source type
Disciplinary Communication Conventions read sources in a discipline (e.g. anatomy of a scholarly article); language use in different environments (scholarly vs popular vs social media, etc.)
Enter the Disciplinary Conversation how, when, and where to contribute ideas to an ongoing conversation
Note: Outcomes and supporting material informed by and based on the Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education.