Students are introduced to various databases that provide access to alternative perspectives and to an advanced organizer designed to foster critical evaluation of sources.
In a Valuing Cultural Diversity course, required for all undergraduate education majors, students are asked to write a "Why" paper to investigate and understand alternative perspectives, looking particularly at the perspectives of a cultural group different from their own.
Information literacy – Study and teaching; Library orientation; Report writing
Curriculum and Instruction | Library and Information Science
Fabbi, J. L.,
McMillen, P. S.,
Whipping up the “Why Paper”: Inquiry into diverse perspectives. In Ryan L. Sittler; Douglas Cook,
The Library Instruction Cookbook: 50+ Active Recipes for 1-Shot Sessions
Chicago, IL: American Library Association.