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Using pop culture to teach information literacy : methods to engage a new generation

Author: Linda D Behen
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Libraries Unlimited, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Building on the information needs and the learning style preferences of high school students, this work builds a case for using pop culture to build integrated information skills lessons for  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Linda D Behen
ISBN: 1591583012 9781591583011
OCLC Number: 63692613
Description: x, 109 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Chapter 1: Today's teens, technology, and pop culture --
Who are they? --
Can we blame it on pop culture? --
Chapter 2: Why does library instruction need to be fun? --
What students want --
Setting priorities for instruction --
What students need --
Chapter 3: Finding and using pop culture in our library instruction --
Incorporating pop culture into your program --
Chapter 4: Putting the cool into your library to inspire this generation --
What works and what they want --
Atmosphere --
Facilities --
Services --
Collection --
Library instruction --
Lifelong learners --
Special activities --
Making the library relevant to students' lives --
Chapter 5: The big buy-in from administrators and teachers --
Defining information literacy --
Create a graded course of study --
Graded course of study approval --
Grade levels and needs --
Develop information literacy and research instruction --
Initiate the instruction --
Improve and adapt your instruction --
Keeping the buy-in --
A schoolwide information literacy model --
Creating a schoolwide model --
Present the plan --
Initiate the model and plan --
Improve and adapt your model --
Chapter 6: Life in the real world --
The students are in your library. Now what do you do with them? --
The real world --
Reach every student --
Changing times --
Chapter 7: What they need to know --
Covering the essentials --
Lighten up --
What every student must know by college --
Publishing basics --
Technology and media --
Research skills --
Chapter 8: Build your information literacy instruction with pop culture --
Reality TV --
Game shows --
Movies --
Other useful tools and samples --
Chapter 9: Publicizing the ultimate library program --
Research provides evidence --
Broadcast your library program --
Index.
Responsibility: Linda D. Behen.
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