Grace Veach

Grace Veach is Chair of Foundational Core for the School of Unrestricted Education at Southeastern University. She has published several articles on information literacy, literature, and rhetoric, and edited the two book series Teaching Information Literacy and Writing Studies published in 2018-2019 by Purdue University Press. In 1997 Grace was a five-time, undefeated Jeopardy! champion.  Her overall Jeopardy!record is 8-2.

  1. Authority is Constructed & Contextual

    Authority is Constructed and Contextual, an Information Literacy Framework proposed by the Association of College and Research Libraries, highlights the rhetoricity of language practices: Authority is Constructed concerns ways an expert's research methods or personal and professional qualifications provides ethos.an expert engages in textual research to forage ideas across disciplines, debate/dispute/extend ideas, or develop knowledge claims over time.Authority is Contextual...

    Published on Aug 07th 2019

  2. Information Creation as a Process

    Information Creation as a Process Framework is an Framework as conceptualized by the Association of College and Research Libraries. How information is developed and presented reflects how well developed the information is as well as how it is likely to be used. Discussion forums, tweets, podcasts, blogs, animations, white papers, peer-reviewed publications--the genres and media used to develop and disseminate...

    Published on Aug 07th 2019

  3. Information Has Value

    Information is a commodity. It has value. So, if you publish personal information via Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, you should understand those companies are benefiting financially from your disclosures.if you are a scholar who spent three years researching a book, you might be unhappy if someone lifts your story line and sells it as an action movie.if you are a...

    Published on Aug 07th 2019

  4. Information Literacy Perspectives & Practices

    Information Literacy Perspectives & Practices are critical points of view, theoretical lenses, that shape one's perceptions about consuming and producing information.core competencies associated with identifying, finding, evaluating, applying, and acknowledging information. Key Words: Information; Critical Literacy In SIFT (The Four Moves), Mike Caulfield blogs about four critical literary perspectives: Stop, Investigate, Find, Trace. StopInvestigate the Source Find trusted coverageTrace claims, quotes,...

    Published on Mar 06th 2020

  5. Research as Inquiry

    Researchers are driven by a desire to solve personal, professional, and societal problems. These problems may be simple everyday problems like the best restaurant in town for Greek food or they may be major problems that require vast teams of researchers working in well funded labs. "The spectrum of inquiry ranges from asking simple questions that depend upon basic recapitulation...

    Published on Aug 07th 2019

  6. Scholarship as a Conversation

    We are social animals. We learn from imitation and dialog. Hence, it's no surprise that people develop new ideas by talking with others or reading the works of other people. In its Information Literacy Framework, the Association of College and Research Libraries conceptualizes Scholarship as a Conversation as a robust process by which users consider multiple perspectives on a topic:...

    Published on Aug 07th 2019

  7. Searching as a Strategic Exploration

    The Association of Colleges and Research Libraries has wisely suggested that you apply strategy to your search for information. This is not surprising because without a strategy, a game plan, searching for information can feel aimless. Strategy foregrounds the importance of conscious consideration of a number of concepts, such as Scope, Rhetoric & Context; Serendipity & Flexibility; and Knowledge of...

    Published on Aug 07th 2019