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Information Literacy Instruction That Works

Author : Patrick Ragains
ISBN : 9781555708603
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Information literacy and library instruction are at the heart of the academic library’s mission. But how do you bring that instruction to an increasingly diverse student body and an increasingly varied spectrum of majors? In this updated, expanded new second edition, featuring more than 75% new content, Ragains and 16 other library instructors share their best practices for reaching out to today’s unique users. Readers will find strategies and techniques for teaching college and university freshmen, community college students, students with disabilities, and those in distance learning programs. Alongside sample lesson plans, presentations, brochures, worksheets, handouts, and evaluation forms, Ragains and his contributors offer proven approaches to teaching students in the most popular programs of study, including English Literature Art and Art History Film Studies History Psychology Science Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources Hospitality Business Music Anthropology Engineering Coverage of additional special topics, including legal information for non-law students, government information, and patent searching, make this a complete guide to information literacy instruction.

The New Information Literacy Instruction

Author : Patrick Ragains
ISBN : 9781442257948
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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The new ACRL information literacy concepts brings renewed interest in information literacy instruction and skills for librarians. The New Information Literacy Instruction: Best Practices offers guidance in planning for and implementing information literacy instruction programs in a wide range of instructional situations. As librarians take a new look at information literacy instruction, this essential book will help guide you in creating and maintaining a quality instruction program.

Information Literacy Instruction

Author : John Walsh
ISBN : 9781780632841
Genre : Business & Economics
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An invaluable guide for MLS professionals and students, this new book explains how librarians can select an effective method of library instruction based on their users, the objectives of the instruction and the delivery environment. The content describes the different methods available and in what circumstances the methods are most effective. It includes descriptions of curriculums for the methods currently available and describes a range of objectives the curriculums meet and the common environments librarians use for instruction. Information Literacy Instruction also introduces two new ideas for methods of instruction: one which combines information literacy with cyber-literacy (MLI) forming an instructional method appropriate for internet users and internet information and the Fully Automated Reference Instruction (FARI) that actively involves users with the instruction while completing research they are currently involved in for specific targeted classes. Introduction to multi-literacy instruction Using instruction to protect users from disinformation on the Internet New active learning idea for web based instruction (MLI and FARI)

Designing Information Literacy Instruction

Author : Joan R. Kaplowitz
ISBN : 9780810885851
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Designing Information Literacy Instruction: The Teaching Tripod Approach provides a working knowledge of how instructional design (ID) applies to information literacy instruction (ILI). Its "how to do it" approach is directed at instruction librarians in all library settings and deals with both face-to-face and online ID issues. Based on Kaplowitz’s innovative Teaching Tripod model, it will help instructional librarians clearly define the crucial links between outcomes, activities, and assessment.

The Survey Of Use Of Emerging Technologies In Information Literacy Instruction

Author : Primary Research Group
ISBN : 9781574403022
Genre : Computers
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This 200+ page report presents data from a survey of 63 colleges in North America. It helps its readers to answer questions such as: What kind of new tools and instructional practices are they adopting in information literacy instruction? What have been the results of these efforts? Which new approaches have they retained? Which discarded? What are their plans for the future? What has been their experience with blended learning, new programming codes, classroom response technologies and gamification? How have they used animation? Web based video tutorial creation tools? Which programs, apps and websites are they using? What has been the impact of the growth of mobile technologies such as tablet computers on their information literacy instruction practices? How about the role of social network? How are they evaluating new technologies? How do they assess online gaming approaches to information literacy? And much more. The questionnaire was designed and the report written by information literacy veterans Erica DeFrain and Nicole Pagowsky of the University of Vermont and the University of Arizona.

Information Literacy Collaborations That Work

Author : Trudi Jacobson
ISBN : UOM:39015067655715
Genre : Computers
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Offers models and advice from librarians and their collaborating faculty partners. This work explores working with students; partnering with humanities, social sciences, and physical sciences instructors; integrating instruction into first-year writing and research projects; and utilizing Web, video, and other technologies.

Reference And Instructional Services For Information Literacy Skills In School Libraries 3rd Edition

Author : Scott Lanning
ISBN : 9781610696722
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 56. 47 MB
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Students need to be able to distinguish good information from bad. This book gives you the tools to transmit those essential skills to your students. • Covers theories of information behavior, models of information literacy, and provision of reference services in various mediums • Emphasizes reference and instructional services and examines the impact of the Common Core State Standards on reference services in schools • Explains how to conduct the reference interview

Information Literacy Instruction Handbook

Author : Christopher N. Cox
ISBN : 9780838909638
Genre : Education
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Suitable for librarians new to teaching or management of information literacy instruction, this book contains practical chapters that provide the basics but with references to other key sources for those who would like to explore topics further.

Information Literacy Instruction For Educators

Author : Dawn M. Shinew
ISBN : 0789020734
Genre : Education
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Much-needed guidance for updating your teaching skills and practices! Information Literacy Instruction for Educators: Professional Knowledge for an Information Age explores various methods of instructing pre-service teachers and administrators on how to locate new subject matter and distinguish between fact, opinion, and rhetoric across a wide variety of topics. Experienced educators and librarians join forces to present a number of exemplary efforts from international communities. This book also looks at approaches for incorporating information literacy instruction into K-12 pre-service education programs. This book will show you how to develop information literacy skills as a student, a lifelong learner, and as a professional—honing the ability to locate, evaluate, manage, and present information on any subject. This state-of-the-art text presents original thinking about collaborations between librarians and faculty members to promote information literacy as a core element of the professional knowledge for K-12 teachers and administrators in the 21st century. In Information Literacy Instruction for Educators, you'll learn about: information literacy and digital technologies within the field of education collaborations between librarians and academic staff to develop approaches to information literacy for pre-service education students a collaboration between university library faculty and members of the educational studies department to meet the new state standards on information literacy and technology information literacy integration in a doctoral program—incorporating and verifying standards, and an appraisal of the results and more! Information Literacy Instruction for Educators draws on examples from the United States, Canada, and Australia, articulating a multi-faceted approach to education programs that goes beyond making pre-service teachers into better students to help them become more effective information literacy instructors themselves. Special features include an annotated bibliography for further reading. This text is an important guidance tool for teacher and administrator educators, academic and school librarians, and experienced teaching staff.

Using Technology To Teach Information Literacy

Author : Thomas P. Mackey
ISBN : 1555706371
Genre : Computers
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Why teach information literacy, technology literacy, and discipline-specific research skills separately when teaching them together fires students' imaginations, improves learning, visibly demonstrates the value of your library's unique services and expertise to faculty, and lets you reach students who might never otherwise walk through the library's doors? The first book on teaching information literacy with technology across the curriculum is full of case studies and lesson plans that will help you put together a cutting-edge, technology-based course for your institution. Each chapter is co-written by a librarian-faculty member team involved in a collaborative teaching-with-technology project. An overview of the literature will help you explain the value of this dynamic approach to faculty and administration. Chapter authors represent a wide range of institutions and disciplines; they give you course goals and organization, the hows and whys of the technologies used, and pitfalls to avoid. Featured technologies include collaborative web tools, presentation software, video and other multimedia, podcasts, blogs, wikis, and more. Every academic library will want to have a copy of this book, as will any faculty member involved in teaching information literacy.

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