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  • Information Literacy Instruction: Theory and Practice, Second Edition (Information Literacy Sourcebooks)

    Leaders in the field of information literacy, Esther S. Grassian and Joan R. Kaplowitz have revised, expanded, and updated their comprehensive guide to the theory and practice of library instruction. This second edition covers all aspects and modes of information literacy instruction, including history and psychology, as well as how to create and design teaching materials, how to use new technology to support pedagogy, and how to utilize new developments in the field since the publication of the previous edition. The recommended readings and exercises at the end of each chapter help put ideas and concepts into practice. The companion CD-ROM includes institutional and library mission statements related to information literacy, a table listing pros and cons of assessment tools, a brief overview of learning styles table, examples of minimalist documentation, a sample PowerPoint slide show, a sample class outline, a two-minute yoga exercise, suggestions for further reading and the complete book bibliography, both with links to web pages.

    • ASIN: 1555706665
    • Brand: Brand: Neal-Schuman Publishers, Inc.
    • ASIN: 1555706665

  • The New Information Literacy Instruction: Best Practices (Best Practices in Library Services)

    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, including:Course-related instructionFreshman composition coursesProfessional medical educationNew course development and deliveryOne-shot sessionsFormal, credit coursesDistance educationVisual literacyand moreAs librarians take a new look at information literacy instruction, this essential book will help guide you in creating and maintaining a quality instruction program.

    • ASIN: 1442257938
    • ASIN: 1442257938

  • Teaching Information Literacy Reframed: 50+ Framework-Based Exercises for Creating Information-Literate Learners

    The six threshold concepts outlined in ACRL's Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education are not simply a revision of ACRL's previous Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education. They are instead an altogether new way of looking at information literacy. In this important new book, bestselling author and expert instructional librarian Burkhardt decodes the Framework, putting its conceptual approach into straightforward language while offering more than 50 classroom-ready Framework-based exercises. Guiding instructors towards helping students cross each threshold, this bookdiscusses the history of the development of the Framework document and briefly deconstructs the six threshold concepts;thoroughly addresses each threshold concept, scaffolding from the beginner level to the intermediate level;includes exercises that can be used in the one-shot timeframe as well as others designed for longer class sessions and semester-long courses;offers best practices in creating learning outcomes, assessments, rubrics, and teaching tricks and tips; andlooks at how learning, memory, and transfer of learning applies to the teaching of information literacy.Offering a solid starting point for understanding and teaching the six threshold concepts in the Framework, Bur...

    • ASIN: 0838913970
    • ASIN: 0838913970

  • Information Literacy Instruction Handbook

    Information Literacy Instruction Handbook is designed primarily for librarians new to teaching or management of information literacy instruction. In addition, it serves as a one-stop refresher source on key topics for more experienced librarians. The approach is practical, with an emphasis on up to date situations and approaches. It contains concise and practical chapters, written by experienced information literacy instruction librarians, providing the basics but with references to other key sources for those who would like to explore topics further.

    • ASIN: 0838909639
    • ASIN: 0838909639

  • Transforming Information Literacy Instruction: Threshold Concepts in Theory and Practice

    This book provides information literacy practitioners with a thorough exploration of how threshold concepts can be applied to information literacy, identifying the important elements and connections between each concept and relating theory to practical methods that can transform how librarians teach.• Provides an essential, foundational text on the theory behind the new ACRL Framework for Information Literacy • Supplies librarians with the context to frame the work they do with information literacy in the same manner as faculty• Demonstrates how librarians sharing pedagogical approaches with faculty enable more cooperative projects, better faculty-librarian communication, and truly integrated librarian instruction

    • ASIN: 1440841667
    • ASIN: 1440841667

  • Designing Information Literacy Instruction: The Teaching Tripod Approach

    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.

    • ASIN: 0810885840
    • ASIN: 0810885840

  • Information Literacy Instruction that Works: A Guide to Teaching by Discipline and Student Population, Second Edition

    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, 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, includingEnglish LiteratureArt and Art HistoryFilm StudiesHistoryPsychologyScienceAgricultural Sciences and Natural ResourcesHospitalityBusinessMusicAnthropologyEngineeringCoverage of additional special topics, including legal information for non-law students, government information, and patent searching, making this a complete guide to information literacy instruction.

    • ASIN: 1555708609
    • ASIN: 1555708609
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  • Information Literacy and Information Skills Instruction: Applying Research to Practice in the 21st Century School Library, 3rd Edition

    This book provides a comprehensive review of the current research relating to the teaching of library and information literacy skills as part of effective school library media center programming.• 30 illustrations and tables are provided to supplement the text• A bibliography includes references and sources for cited research• Two indexes provide quick reference by author's name and subject

    • ASIN: 1598844903
    • Brand: Brand: Libraries Unlimited
    • ASIN: 1598844903

  • Information Literacy and Libraries in the Age of Fake News

    Going beyond the fake news problem, this book tackles the broader issue of teaching library users of all types how to become more critical consumers and sharers of information. • Offers a means to learn how to step into their vital role as leaders helping their communities to more critically evaluate information• Features ways to master the concept of critical information literacy, information ethics related to online information sharing, and other core concepts related to information literacy, fake news, and teaching users about source evaluation• Encourages readers to view libraries as the ideal institutions for combating the fake news problem

    • ASIN: 1440864187
    • ASIN: 1440864187

  • Concise Guide to Information Literacy

    This concise but information-packed text helps high school students in upper grade levels and lower division college and university students quickly master the basics of information literacy.• Serves school and academic librarians and others in teaching basic information literacy skills to students• Helps students learn how to find, analyze, use, and process information quickly and efficiently• Supplies librarians and teachers with a concise textbook that is useful for student instruction and as a research guide

    • ASIN: 1440851387
    • ASIN: 1440851387