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Question;Information Literacy Assignment (35 points);The purpose of this assignment is to learn;about information literacy by exploring the concept of peer review. You;may be familiar with peer review in prior writing courses, but what;does it mean when you talk about peer review in relation to academic;source material?;Click on the following link to a DeVry University Library;presentation of Peer Reviewed Journals: The Creation of New Knowledge.;The PDF presentation contains 20 slides that will introduce the peer review cycle.;After reviewing the presentation, compose a 2-paragraph response in which you address each of the following points;In your own words, identify points in the peer review cycle that seem especially important and explain why.How does an editor differ from a peer reviewer? Use at least two points to support your response.Based on this information, explain whether your article for;this week was peer reviewed? How can you determine this information?As you work on your research in this class, where specifically can you look to find peer-reviewed information?Submit your completed assignment to the Week 2 Dropbox. For instructions on how to use the Dropbox, read these step-by-step instructions or watch this TutorialDropbox Tutorial.;See the Syllabus section "Due Dates for Assignments & Exams" for due date information.;Source Summary (100 points);The purpose of the Source Summary is to effectively summarize and;attribute information from a source. Use the library databases to;retrieve an article from the Course Theme Reading List on the topic you;selected last week. If you are considering a new topic, confirm your;choice with your professor. Once you retrieve the article, print it or;save a local copy of the full text article to your hard drive so that;you can refer to the contents of the article offline. (If the source is;from the textbook, this step does not apply.) Read the source;carefully, noting the thesis, topic sentences, headings, supporting;details, and the conclusion. To become more skilled at summary and;paraphrasing, you will practice writing summaries of different lengths;on the same assigned source.;For each part of the assignment, follow the instructions provided in Doc;Sharing. When you are finished, save the document as and submit it to the Dropbox by the end;of the week.;See Doc Sharing for the following support documents.;An assignment templateA sample assignmentThe assignment grading rubric;View the tutorial on formatting a Word document, which can be found in THE|HUB.


Paper#36015 | Written in 18-Jul-2015

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