Teaching Synthesis - CFDE Picks

Synthesis demonstrates higher-order learning. It occurs when students are able to identify commonalities among two or more bodies of literature and integrate these sources in a novel way to support their argument(s).

Lundstrom, Kacy, Anne R. Diekma, Heather Leary, Sheri Haderlie, & Wendy Holliday. “Teaching and learning information synthesis.” Communications in Information Literacy, 9.1 (2015): 60-82.