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Teaching information & technology skills : the Big6 in secondary schools

Author: Michael Eisenberg; Robert E Berkowitz
Publisher: Worthington, OH : Linworth Pub., ©2000.
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Presents ideas designed to promote understanding of the Big6 approach to information and technology skills instruction; discussing specific strategies for building Big6 skills into new and existing instructional programs.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Eisenberg, Michael.
Teaching information & technology skills.
Worthington, OH : Linworth Pub., ©2000
(OCoLC)619279020
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Eisenberg; Robert E Berkowitz
ISBN: 1586830066 9781586830069
OCLC Number: 44818387
Description: xi, 203 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Part I. Overview of the Big6 Approach --
Chapter 1. Introduction: The Need and the Solution --
Need --
Living in an Information Society --
Big6 and Other Approaches --
Big6 and K-12 National Information Literacy Standards --
Higher Education --
Learning and Teaching the Big6 --
Chapter 2. Big6 Process and Skills --
Levels of the Big6 --
Level 1. Conceptual Level --
Level 2. Big6 Skills --
Level 3. 12 Sub-Skills of the Big6 --
Information Seeking Strategies --
Location and Access --
Use of Information --
Synthesis --
Evaluation --
Chapter 3. Technology with a Big6 Face --
Technology and the Big6 --
Examples of Technology in Big6 Contexts --
Big6 and the Internet --
Chapter 4. Implementing the Big6: Context, Context, Context --
Context 1. Big6 Process --
Context 2. Curriculum --
Analyzing Curriculum from a Big6 Perspective --
Planning and Plans for the Individual Teacher --
Planning and Plans for a Subject Area, Grade, or Team --
Planning and Plans on the School Level --
Chapter 5. Assessment of Information and Technology Skills --
Effectiveness and Efficiency --
Forms and Context for Assessment --
Ways of Assessing --
Evidence --
Content Learning Goals --
Big6 Learning Goals --
Criteria for Judging --
Rating Scale for Judging --
Judgments Themselves --
Big6 Scoring Guides --
Part II. Big6 in Action --
Chapter 6. Big6 #1: Task Definition --
Big6 TIPS: Task Definition --
Big6 Card --
Creating a Thesis --
Defining a Science Project Topic --
Learning Peers --
Planning Timeline --
Shape It --
Chapter 7. Big6 #2: Information Seeking Strategies --
Big6 TIPS: Information Seeking Strategies: Determine and Narrow --
Determining Criteria for Types of Resources: The Criteria Checklist --
Discerning Differences --
Information Seeking and Brainstorming --
Information Seeking Strategies on the Web --
Information Seeking Strategy: Higher-Order Thinking Skills --
Chapter 8. Big6 #3: Location and Access --
Big6 TIPS: Location and Access-Think Index, Keywords, and Boolean --
Big6 Location Log --
Internet Search Tips: Keys to Effective Internet Searching --
Keyword Generator: A Tool to Boost Use of Keywords --
Locating Information on the Web --
Using a Search Engine to Find Information: Which One is Best? --
Chapter 9. Big6 #4: Use of Information --
Big6 TIPS: Use of Information --
Where the Rubber Meets and Road --
Bits and Pieces --
Connecting with People: Interview for Information --
Diamond Thinking --
Insights Through Web Sites --
Three Across --
Chapter 10. Big6 #5: Synthesis --
Big6 TIPS: Synthesis --
Putting It All Together --
I-Search --
"I Search" PowerPoint Presentation --
Planet HyperStudio Project --
Puzzle It --
Chapter 11. Big6 #6: Evaluation --
Big6 TIPS: Evaluation --
Ensuring Effectiveness and Efficiency --
Effectiveness-6.1 --
Efficiency-6.2 --
Creating Women in History Web Pages --
Individualized Information Problem-Solving Profile --
Monitor Your Emotions --
Rate Your Partner --
Students as Self-Assessors --
Chapter 12. Closing: The Pervasive Big6 --
Appendix A. Comparison of Information Skills Process Models.
Other Titles: Teaching information and technology skills
Responsibility: Michael B. Eisenberg and Robert E. Berkowitz ; with Robert Darrow and Kathleen L. Spitzer.

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The Big6(TM) approach helps students become productive users of ideas and information and to navigate various information-seeking paths.  Read more...

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