Health sciences students regularly engage in problem-based learning. This information literacy activity introduces a public health scenario and asks students to use published sources to determine the cause of a described disease and develop a treatment protocol. The activity design highlights different levels of information privilege and invites students to consider challenges to accessing public health information in a variety of settings. The exercise was initially created for undergraduate students in a 300-level global health course.
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Wertzberger, J., & Dailey, A. (2021). Access Challenge for Public Health Students. In The Scholarly Communications Cookbook (pp. 233–235). Association of College & Research Libraries.
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