Making students eat their greens: information skills for chemistry students

George, Sarah and Munshi, Tasnim (2016) Making students eat their greens: information skills for chemistry students. Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship . ISSN 1092-1206

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Employers are increasingly requiring a range of "soft" skills from chemistry graduates, including the ability to search for and critically evaluate information. This paper discusses the issues around encouraging chemistry students to engage with information skills and suggests curricular changes which may help to "drip-feed" information skills into degree programs.

Keywords:Science education, JCOpen
Subjects:X Education > X342 Academic studies in Higher Education
Divisions:College of Science > School of Chemistry
ID Code:25447
Deposited On:26 Dec 2016 18:24

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