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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

Emerging Issues Ii

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ISBN : 190664201X
Genre : College teaching
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This book presents a wide selection of issues currently of interest and concern in higher education institutions in Ireland. The chapters are snapshots of the intersection between theory, practice and research in particular settings; they are not meant to be comprehensive. Nevertheless, they present practice approaches, new theoretical considerations and informal conversations, and include signposts to important literature in the area. The authors contextualise current concerns, and discuss how they have responded strategically to national and international trends in higher education. They also highlight how new roles and identities for staff and students in higher education have emerged in response to changes in institutional, social and technological contexts, among others. This book contains the following: (1) Higher Education in Ireland: Introduction (Bettie Higgs and Marian McCarthy); (2) Writing Identity through the Educational Developers in Ireland Network (edin) (Ciara O'Farrell); (3) Mature Cynics and Fledgling Eclectics: Elaborating Instructional Design for the Net Generation (David Jennings and Diane Cashman); (4) Promoting Integrative Learning in First-year Science (Bettie Higgs); (5) The Journey to High Level Performance: Using Knowledge on the Novice-Expert Trajectory to Enhance Higher Education Teaching (Sarah Moore, Geraldine O'Neill and Terry Barrett); (6) Integrating Concepts of Integrative Learning (Bettie Higgs and Brendan Hall); (7) Strategies for Implementing Group Work in Large Classes: Lessons from Enquiry-Based Learning (Geraldine O'Neill and Ivan Moore); (8) Supporting Graduate Teaching Assistants at Trinity College Dublin (Jacqueline Potter and Orla Hanratty); (9) Teaching for Understanding for Lecturers: Towards a Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (Marian McCarthy); (10) Encouraging Student Creativity in Higher Education (Terry Barrett and Roisin Donnelly); (11) Reflections on Conversations as a Catalyst for Change 2003-2007 (Marion Palmer and Conor Heagney); (12) The Changing Role of the Academic Library in Learning and Teaching (Helen Fallon and Ellen Breen); and (13) The Role of a Virtual Learning Environment (vle) in the Teaching of an Accredited Module in Information Literacy Skills (Claire McAvinia, Helen Fallon and Mairead McQuaid). Librarians' Reflections are appended. Each section contains tables, figures, and references.

Issues In Information And Media Literacy

Author : Marcus Leaning
ISBN : 9781932886122
Genre : Information literacy
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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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Genre : Academic libraries
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Online Information

Author : Learned Information (Firm)
ISBN : STANFORD:36105115058088
Genre : Information storage and retrieval systems
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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.

Library Information Update

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105132697090
Genre : Library science
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