Teaching information literacy: 50 standards-based exercises for college students Authors Joanna M. Learning Resources and Technologies Editor Julia K. Understanding and evaluating where information comes from and knowing how to separate fact from fiction are critical skills that many students do not have. A two-group, pretest-posttest, randomized control design provided a direct analysis of learning approach effectiveness. This short, practical book introduces students to the important components of the information-seeking process. Information Systems Management Research Centre, Charles Sturt University.
It teaches students what information literacy is and why it is an important skill to develop—for their schoolwork as well as for success in life outside of school. Analyzing Information provides opportunities to practice analyzing and questioning information wisely, and provides easy-to-use reasoning strategies to help students carefully and critically analyze the information they encounter. Chapters 5, 6, and 7 present the findings, focusing on academic literacy and its retention Chapter 5 , its impact on maternal health literacy and navigation skills Chapter 6 , and changes in mother-child interaction and child literacy skills Chapter 7. Student interviews were employed to further explore the development of information problem-solving literacy within each learning model, and an activity theory observational framework was used to record and describe broad patterns of dynamic activity within each learning environment. This international collection brings together practitioner and research papers from all sectors of information work. Teaching the next generation of communication professionals how to interact with varying forms of media is paramount as they will be the future distributors of news and information. The book argues that the convergence of libraries, archives and museums in digital preservation should be extended to include the development of combined lifelong learning programmes, teaching both information literacy skills and awareness of cultural heritage.
This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. Russo Compiled by Alice Daugherty, Michael F. While highlighting topics such as community media labs, political cognition, and public engagement, this publication explores the impact of globalization and a changing and diversified world within the realm of higher education. The Yearbook features the best full-length articles from leading publications plus abstracts of hundreds of other articles. Teaching electronic information literacy: a how-to-do-it manual Issue 53 of How-to-do-it manuals for libraries Issue 53 of How-To-Do-It Manuals Author Donald A.
How can we revise past theories or develop new ones to better understand how technology has transformed our work? A number of case studies are discussed as evidence for the value of the proposed model for higher education. Information literacy programs in the digital age: educating college and university students online Authors Alice Daugherty, Michael F. Practical steps to the research process for elementary school Information literacy series Author Deborah B. And situational analysis for citing sources found on the internet. Shinew, Scott Walter Editors Dawn M. Information literacy: an introduction to information systems Authors Eileen Moore Trauth, Beverly K. Mackey, Trudi Jacobson Editors Thomas P.
Assessments of these maternal skills in four diverse countries - Mexico, Nepal, Venezuela, and Zambia - support this model and are presented in the book. Ball, Donna DuLong, Judith V. Finding Information focuses on where students find information as well as the different types of digital information that is available. Sociological and psychological aspects of information literacy in higher education G - Reference, Information and Interdisciplinary Subjects Series Author Teresa Y. Using pop culture to teach information literacy: methods to engage a new generation Author Linda D. Learning to lead and manage information literacy instruction Volume 2 of Information literacy sourcebooks Authors Esther S.
They also invite us to think about how memory shapes our understanding of the past, and how fiction engages our emotions, our capacity to empathise, and our desire to discover, and what the future may hold. And situational analysis for citing sources found on the internet. Learning Resources and Technologies Editor Julia K. It specifically examines the practical and theoretical implications of new media and the influence of new media on higher education. Information literacy programs in the digital age: educating college and university students online Authors Alice Daugherty, Michael F. Along with the bureaucratic organization of healthcare services and other institutions, this form of mass schooling spread across the globe, setting new standards for effective communication - standards that are, in effect, taught in school. Instruction Committee, Ramona Islam, Association of Research Libraries.
There are also tips for incorporating the use of primary sources in the classroom. Information: where does it come from? The Elements of Library Research provides a foundation for success in any research assignment, from a freshman paper to a senior thesis. Nursing Informatics: Where Technology and Caring Meet Health Informatics Author Marion J. A collection of highly motivating Internet based research topics including Marine Life and other Underwater Wonders, Astronomy and Space, the Ancient World, Famous People, Our Earth and Unexplained Mysteries. Information Literacy and Cultural Heritage explores this landscape and covers perspectives from museums, archives and libraries, highlighting the role of memory and contested history in the collection, description and presentation of cultural heritage. Our increasingly difficult job is to make sense of the information we encounter throughout the day. Determine criteria for judging whether or not websites ar.
Empirical data was collected from participants in a number of projects across diverse disciplines. Exploring the development of information literacy concepts among community college students Authors Lisa Anne Hermann Stock, Iowa State University. The topics covered include: an introduction to information literacy; search techniques and strategies; asking and answering good questions; thinking visually; organizing information; online civic reasoning; analyzing online sources; using primary sources; using technology to teach; and project-based learning with technology. The Handbook of Research on Media Literacy in Higher Education Environments provides emerging research on the role of journalism and mass communication education in the digital era. In Literacy and Mothering, the authors show, for the first time, how communicative change plays a key role: Girls acquire academic literacy skills, even in low-quality schools, which enable them, as mothers, to understand public health messages in the mass media and to navigate bureaucratic health services effectively, reducing risks to their children's health. This title consists of seven chapters, covering: the theoretical framework, baseline study, professional development, studies in Whole Brain® application, learning material that makes a difference, multidisciplinary collaboration, and the way forward.