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Intro to College Writing @ Madison College
Introduces basic principles of composition, including organization, development, unity, and coherence in paragraphs and multi-paragraph documents.
Madison College Writing Center
Writing Center Website
The Writing Center’s primary mission is to help members of the Madison College community become more effective, confident, and successful writers.
ICW Library Core Competencies
**Note: There are multiple pages on this guide for core competencies.***
In addition to the general information literacy competencies for Madison College Libraries ...
The ICW student will:
be able to navigate the Library Home Page
be aware of different types of information sources available
identify keywords from a topic statement and and find synonyms for those keywords
be able to execute simple searches in the Library Catalog
be aware of other catalogs and opportunities for retrieving those materials through interlibrary loan
know where to look for appropriate articles (often occupation-related research) from subscription databases
know how to access Madison College Libraries subscription databases from off-campus
know how to choose an appropriate database to conduct research on a topic
be able to perform an effective search of a library database
be able to scan citations for currency, authority, and related subjects
know how to print, e-mail or save full-text documents from subscription databases
be able to, at a basic level, analyze books, articles, or web sites for authority, bias, and currency
be aware of appropriate citation management tools (e.g. Knightcite) to help create MLA, APA, or Chicago style citations