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Information Literacy

Author : Geoff Walton
ISBN : 9781780630946
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This set of conference proceedings derives from the Information Literacy: Recognising the Need conference at Staffordshire University, 17 May 2006. The papers in this book discuss key themes in information literacy and have been written by several renowned experts in the field. Information literacy is not just about finding information: it is a true catalyst for educational change. It enables independent lifelong learning. These papers consider the position of information literacy in the higher education arena, how students bewitched by easy internet searching can be engaged in the learning process and how information professionals and academic colleagues might move in partnership towards the information literate university. Papers written by renowned experts in the field of information literacy Highlights a variety of topical issues - both practical and theoretical Gives a useful overview of information literacy for those previously unfamiliar with this aspect of teaching and learning

Pursuing Information Literacy

Author : Emmett Lombard
ISBN : 9781780630281
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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The primary purpose of Pursuing Information Literacy is to inspire individual thinking and application. The book reviews important information literacy and its social significance and the application of information literacy in a number of different sectors. The future of information literacy is explored in concluding chapters. Philosophical framework and practical approaches Beyond academia; different equations Consistency and comfort as concept; expansion of domain

Information Literacy And Lifelong Learning

Author : John Crawford
ISBN : 9781780633480
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This book reviews the role of information literacy (IL) in developing employability skills, personal health management and informal learning from a variety of areas including: information policy issues, information usage and training needs and skills development. Early years education, lifelong learning and the role of IL in relevant organisations, including government departments, skills agencies, and professional bodies will also be considered. With a UK focus, this book also considers the leading role of the US in the development of information literacy policy. Case studies and examples of good practise are included and discussed, drawn primarily from Europe, North America and Australasia, also identified examples from other countries. Looks at value and impact and discusses policymaking and issues for the future. Conveniently brings together a usable text to which people can easily refer to for an overview of a diffuse area No existing book considers this subject area from a UK and European perspective Also aimed at a non-traditional readership including educationalists, lifelong learning activists and those involved with informal learning activities

Developing Innovation In Online Learning

Author : Maggie McPherson
ISBN : 9781134310975
Genre : Education
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Action research has become a valued research and educational development technique -an innovative approach through which a group of participants engage in self-reflection to improve practice. Developing Innovation in Online Learning introduces action research as a method of developing e-learning modules and courses. The book covers both the theory and practice of applying action research principles to develop online learning. The material is grounded in the experiences of practitioners and features practical advice, case studies, models for implementation, a design framework and e-tutoring strategies. The four 'building blocks' of e-learning covered are: * The organisational context * The pedagogic model * The educational setting * The evaluation process This book will be an essential resource for education managers, course developers, and educational researchers.

Information Literacy In Europe

Author : Carla Basili
ISBN : UOM:39015060809350
Genre : Information literacy
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Australian Academic And Research Libraries

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ISBN : UOM:39015063375136
Genre : Academic libraries
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The Information Literacy Cookbook

Author : Jane Secker
ISBN : UOM:39015070746691
Genre : Education
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This book provides an overview of information literacy in practice: what it is, why it has become so important in the library profession and how librarians can cultivate a better understanding in their own organizations. It uses the “cookbook” theme throughout to provide an easy-to-understand, informal approach, with guidance in the form of recipes, tips for success, regional variations, and possible substitutions if ingredients aren't available and includes an overview of information literacy in higher education, schools, public libraries, health services and the commercial sector.

Online Information

Author : Learned Information (Firm)
ISBN : STANFORD:36105115058088
Genre : Information storage and retrieval systems
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The Iall International Handbook Of Legal Information Management

Author : Mr Jules Winterton
ISBN : 9781409486725
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Around the world, legal information managers, law librarians and other legal information specialists work in many settings: law schools, private law firms, courts, government, and public law libraries of various types. They are characterized by their expertise in working with legal information in its many forms, and by their work supporting legal professionals, scholars, or students training to become lawyers. In an ever-shrinking world and a time of unprecedented technological change, the work of legal information managers is challenging and exciting, calling on specialized knowledge and skills, regardless of where in the world they practice their profession. Their role within legal systems contributes substantially to the administration of justice and the rule of law. This International Handbook addresses the policy and strategic issues with which legal information managers and law librarians need to engage in the context of the diverse legal environments in which they work. It provides resources, analysis, and considered studies on an international basis for seasoned professionals, those about to enter the field, and anyone interested in the evolution of legal information in the twenty-first century.


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ISBN : UOM:39015063396645
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