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Rethinking information literacy : a practical framework for supporting learning

Author: Jane Secker; Emma Coonan
Publisher: London : Facet Publishing, 2013. ©2013
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book presents an information literacy curriculum developed for the 21st century information professional. The authors adopt a broad definition of information literacy that encompasses social as well as academic environments and situates IL as a fundamental attribute of the discerning scholar and the informed citizen. It seeks to address in a modular, flexible, and holistic way the developing information needs  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Secker; Emma Coonan
ISBN: 9781856048224 1856048225
OCLC Number: 826413486
Description: xxx, 169 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Strand one: Transition from school to higher education / Sarah Pavey --
Strand two: Becoming an independent learner / Geoff Walton and Jamie Cleland --
Strand three: Developing academic literacies / Moira Bent --
Strand four: Mapping and evaluating the information landscape / Clare McCluskey --
Strand five: Resource discovery in your discipline / Isla Kuhn --
Strand six: Managing information / Elizabeth Tilley --
Strand seven: The ethical dimension of information / Lyn Parker --
Strand eight: Presenting and communicating knowledge / Andy Priestner --
Strand nine: Synthesizing information and creating new knowledge / Emma Coonan --
Strand ten: The social dimension of information / Helen Webster --
Afterword: 'Ownership is a flawed concept' / Katy Wrathall --
Conclusion --
Appendices.
Responsibility: edited by Jane Secker and Emma Coonan.

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Based on groundbreaking research, undertaken by the authors as part of the prestigious Arcadia Programme at Cambridge University, this presents a new and dynamic information literacy curriculum  Read more...

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