From the University of Minnesota, this case study describes the seven modules that comprise their data information literacy program for students in Civil Engineering. The modules include: data management, organization and documentation, data access and ownership, data sharing and re-use, and preservation. Materials include a book chapter describing the case study, the syllabus for the program, a template for developing a data management plan and the evaluation forms that were used.
University of Minnesota
Johnston, Lisa and Jeffryes, Jon
"Civil Engineering/ Graduate Students/ Johnston & Jeffryes/ University of Minnesota/ 2012,"
Data Information Literacy Case Study Directory:
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Appendix A: Syllabus for Fall 2012 Engineering Section
AppendixB_Data_Management_Plan_Template_UMN_Johnston_Jeffryes_Fall2012.docx (136 kB)
Data Management Plan (DMP) Google Doc Template
AppendixC_Course_Evaluation_Form_Short_Term_UMN_Johnston_Jeffryes_Fall2012.docx (117 kB)
Appendix C: Data Management Course Evaluation
AppendixD_Course_Evaluation_Form_Long_Term_UMN_Johnston_Jeffryes_Fall2012.docx (117 kB)
Appendix D: Course Evaluation Form — 6-Month Follow-Up Survey