Skilled Up

image of an academic poster about Skilled Up: Teaching Digital and Information Literacy to Adult Students for Successful College and Career Transitions

We’ve titled our project “Skilled Up,” focused around a stair-step model to build up from a set of basic skills. In our work with adult learners we came to recognize that many adult learners don’t have the foundational digital skills that instructors (and curriculums) may take for granted – and we want to help change that. Continue reading

Research Pie Infographic

an infographic which uses images of pies and cakes and icons of fruit or slices of pie.

“Why have just a slice, when you can have the whole research pie?” This infographic, built using Piktochart, uses a dessert metaphor to help explain the difference between primary, secondary, and tertiary sources. https://magic.piktochart.com/output/947690-research-pie-wide (online interactive) http://ardenkirkland.com/KirklandResearchPie11X17.pdf (printable poster)