Listed below are the suggested library instruction curriculum for COAD 1000, ENGL 1100, and ENGL 1200. The instruction topics are listed in priority order because of potential time constraints. Librarians will include as much of the listed topics as possible.
The purpose of this curriculum is to provide freshman students with a foundation of information literacy skills. Information literacy is the ability to effectively find, evaluate, and use information.
COAD 1000 - With an Assignment
COAD 1000 - Without an Assignment
Joyner Library provides sessions on how to effectively perform library research and further develop information literacy skills. Information literacy is defined as the ability to find, evaluate, and use information. Listed below are popularly requested topics:
Over the last three years, nearly 1,200 library instruction classes were taught at Joyner Library for students in: administrative services and information processing, African American studies, anthropology, art, biology, child and family development, construction management, adult education, communication, coastal resource management, economics, environmental health sciences, English, engineering, exercises and sports science, food science, geography, geology, gerontology, history, health, honors, interior design, international studies, instructional technology, criminal justice, educational leadership, marketing, management, merchandising, nutrition, public administration, political science, psychology, recreation and leisure studies, religion, sociology, social work, Spanish, and women's studies. Special campus groups such as residence halls, the STEPP program, Degree in 3, and the Honors Program request library instruction.