The purpose of this guide is to provide support to Research Coaches to ensure student success in the First Year Research Experience (FYRE) program. Use the menu on the left to navigate to the various resources.
A recent study outlined several misconceptions first year students have related to research / information literacy. The top five misconceptions were that first year students believe that :
By recognizing these common misconceptions, we can better understand where our students are coming from as well as provide resources to help overcome some of these perceptions.
Hinchliffe, L. J., Rand, A., & Collier, J. (2018). Predictable Information Literacy Misconceptions of First-Year College Students. Communications in Information Literacy, 12(1), 4-18.