Perspectives on ... Librarians as Writing Instructors: Using Paraphrasing Exercises to Teach Beginning Information Literacy Students

Karen Bronshteyn, Rita Baladad

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Abstract

This article promotes the use of paraphrasing exercises as add-ons to information literacy instruction in order for students to gain proficiency in thinking critically about a source and expressing their own voice with the convention of parenthetical citation. Examples are provided for development and assessment of a paraphrasing exercise to promote the effective utilization of information.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)533-536
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Academic Librarianship
Volume32
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 1 2006
Externally publishedYes

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