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Information literacy instruction : theory and practice

Author: Esther S Grassian; Joan R Kaplowitz
Publisher: New York : Neal-Schuman, ©2001.
Series: Information literacy sourcebooks.
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In-depth discussion of both the theory and practice of library instruction. Chapters cover the history and background of user education in libraries; the psychology of learning as applied to library teaching; conceptual models for teaching critical thinking; program management, planning, and politics (on and off-campus); assessment and evaluation; designing and developing print and electronic teaching materials;  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Esther S Grassian; Joan R Kaplowitz
ISBN: 1555704069 9781555704063
OCLC Number: 45575553
Description: xxxi, 468 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. + 1 computer optical disc (4 3/4 in.)
Contents: Pt. I. Information literacy instruction background. Information literacy instruction : what is it? --
History of information literacy instruction --
pt. II. Information literacy instruction building blocks. A brief introduction to learning theory --
An overview of learning styles --
Library anxiety, mental models, and conceptual frameworks --
Critical thinking and active learning --
pt. III. ILI program planning --
Selecting modes of instruction --
The instructional menu --
Basic copyright and design issues --
Designing instructional modes and materials --
Assessing, evaluating, and revising ILI programs --
pt. IV. Delivering information literacy instruction. Teaching : preparation, performance, and passion --
Designing ILI programs for diverse populations --
Delivering ILI in various environments --
Teaching technology --
Using technology to teach --
pt. V. The future of ILI. Visions of the future : two perspectives.
Series Title: Information literacy sourcebooks.
Responsibility: Esther S. Grassian and Joan R. Kaplowitz.

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A discussion of the theory and practice of library instruction. Chapters cover topics such as conceptual models for teaching critical thinking, programme management, visions for the future, and more.  Read more...

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