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Information Literacy and Lifelong Learning

Information Literacy and Lifelong Learning
  • Author : John Crawford,Christine Irving
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2013-11-18
  • Total pages :320
  • ISBN : 9781780633480
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Summary : This book reviews the role of information literacy (IL) in developing employability skills, personal health management and informal learning from a variety of areas including: information policy issues, information usage and training needs and skills development. Early years education, lifelong learning and the role of IL in relevant organisations, including government departments, skills agencies, and professional bodies will also be considered. With a UK focus, this book also considers the leading role of the US in the development of information literacy policy. Case studies and examples of good practise are included and discussed, drawn primarily from Europe, North America and Australasia, also identified examples from other countries. Looks at value and impact and discusses policymaking and issues for the future. Conveniently brings together a usable text to which people can easily refer to for an overview of a diffuse area No existing book considers this subject area from a UK and European perspective Also aimed at a non-traditional readership including educationalists, lifelong learning activists and those involved with informal learning activities

Information Literacy: Lifelong Learning and Digital Citizenship in the 21st Century

Information Literacy: Lifelong Learning and Digital Citizenship in the 21st Century
  • Author : Serap Kurbanoglu,Sonja Špiranec,Esther Grassian,Diane Mizrachi,Ralph Catts
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2014-12-13
  • Total pages :786
  • ISBN : 9783319141367
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Summary : This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the European Conference on Information Literacy, ECIL 2014, held in Dubrovnik, Croatia, in October 2014. The 93 revised full papers presented together with two keynotes and one invited paper were carefully reviewed and selected from 283 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on theoretical framework; related concepts; research; rights and ethics; children; higher education; education and instruction; assessment and evaluation; libraries; different aspects.

Information Literacy for Lifelong Learning

Information Literacy for Lifelong Learning
  • Author : Vicki E. Hancock
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1993
  • Total pages :8
  • ISBN : OCLC:33891881
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Information Literacy and Cultural Heritage

Information Literacy and Cultural Heritage
  • Author : Kim Baker
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2013
  • Total pages :198
  • ISBN : 1843347202
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Summary : There is a complex and contested terrain of cultural heritage in the library context. Information Literacy and Cultural Heritage explores this terrain, from museums, archives and libraries perspectives, highlighting the role of memory and contested history in the collection, description and presentation of cultural heritage.

Information Literacy

Information Literacy
  • Author : Susie Andretta
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2005-01-31
  • Total pages :232
  • ISBN : 9781780630755
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Summary : Taking an international approach, this book explores two main models of Information Literacy or IL: the SCONUL (Society of College, National and University Libraries) Seven Pillars of Information Skills and the IL competencies identified by the ALA (American Library Association). Practical examples for the development of IL skills identified by these models are illustrated using printed and web-based resources. The process of integrating IL provision within a programme of study is outlined to illustrate two strategies underpinning this integration at generic-skills level, the ‘plug & play’ approach, and at subject-specific level, the ‘research skills approach’. A range of diagnostic and assessment methods, to monitor the iterative process of IL skills development, are also presented within these frameworks. Explores practical applications of two major IL models Explores strategies to integrate IL provision in a multi-disciplinary environment Illustrates the developments of independent learning skills through examples taken from different levels of provision at course level and from different levels of competences at user level

Information Literacy Education in Japanese Libraries for Lifelong Learning

Information Literacy Education in Japanese Libraries for Lifelong Learning
  • Author : Midori Kanazawa
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2016-03-01
  • Total pages :188
  • ISBN : 1634839900
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Summary : Basic'library'skills'and?Information Technology skills'are'foundations'of'information'literacy'competences. Information literacy is also essential for everybody to continue lifelong learning independently. In this sophisticated information society, it becomes more serious that an information gap between library users with information literacy and those without information literacy is increasingly expanded by the spread of the Internet in recent years. Library use education, in all kinds of libraries, is necessary for every library user to improve one's own information literacy and make use of information resources. Many different kinds of libraries, such as school libraries, public libraries and academic libraries, carry out information literacy education and library use education for library users to perform their own lifelong learning in Japan. This book "Information Literacy Education in Japanese Libraries for Lifelong Learning" clarifies the issues of information literacy education in school libraries, public libraries and academic libraries from a viewpoint of lifelong learning for every library user. For example, the main issues in school libraries in Japan are to create their own school library websites, to provide meaningful and appropriate contents for library users, and to provide user-friendly Web-OPAC for children in their own school library websites. On the other hand, in public libraries in Japan, the main issues concerning children's web pages and young adult web pages in public library websites are: to provide adequate web content especially for library use education toward children and young adults; to improve the usability of web contents; and to provide Web-OPAC for children, which is different from Web-OPAC for adults. Meanwhile, the main issues in Japanese academic libraries are to have a variety of educational content, as well as to execute more advanced library use education far beyond library orientations. Also, it is important for academic libraries to make use of Computer-Assisted Instruction for library use education in order for every library user with to learn different content at their own pace. This book describes unique and important studies of information literacy education concerning school libraries, public libraries, and academic libraries in both Japan and the USA. Also, this book is of great significance in regards to finding the essential guidelines for library use education and information literacy education. This book will be of great interest to undergraduate students, graduate students, researchers, and librarians in Library and Information Science.

Understanding Information Literacy

Understanding Information Literacy
  • Author : Barbara Humes
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1998
  • Total pages :6
  • ISBN : MINN:31951D01633489M
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Information Literacy in the Digital Age

Information Literacy in the Digital Age
  • Author : Teresa Welsh,Melissa Wright
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2010-07-27
  • Total pages :236
  • ISBN : 9781780630359
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Summary : This book examines the various types of literacy that are important in the Digital Age of rapid technological change and proliferating information resources in a variety of formats. According to the American Library Association (www.ala.org), “information literacy is a set of abilities requiring individuals to recognize when information is needed and have the ability to locate, evaluate, and use effectively the needed information. Information literacy forms the basis for lifelong learning and is common to all disciplines, to all learning environments, and to all levels of education. Information literacy is an umbrella term that includes a variety of specific competencies: cultural literacy, library literacy, computer literacy, network literacy, and media literacy. Each topic addressed in the book includes contextual background information, basic concepts, a resource list, exercises and activities to reinforce the important learning concepts addressed in each chapter. Based on content, resources, assignments, and exercises developed for an academic information literacy course In addition to scholarly content on particular topics, each chapter will include practical applications and activities related to information literacy concepts

Information Literacy

Information Literacy
  • Author : Geoff Walton,Alison Pope
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2006-05-31
  • Total pages :64
  • ISBN : 9781780630946
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Summary : This set of conference proceedings derives from the Information Literacy: Recognising the Need conference at Staffordshire University, 17 May 2006. The papers in this book discuss key themes in information literacy and have been written by several renowned experts in the field. Information literacy is not just about finding information: it is a true catalyst for educational change. It enables independent lifelong learning. These papers consider the position of information literacy in the higher education arena, how students bewitched by easy internet searching can be engaged in the learning process and how information professionals and academic colleagues might move in partnership towards the information literate university. Papers written by renowned experts in the field of information literacy Highlights a variety of topical issues - both practical and theoretical Gives a useful overview of information literacy for those previously unfamiliar with this aspect of teaching and learning

Lifelong Learning in Public Libraries

Lifelong Learning in Public Libraries
  • Author : Donna L. Gilton
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2012
  • Total pages :245
  • ISBN : 9780810883567
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Summary : This book demonstrates that public librarians can promote learning by combining the elements of Information Literacy Instruction (ILI) with traditional practices of public libraries. It not only provides background on ILI and current developments in public library instruction, it also examines educational theories and practices derived from a variety of fields and translates the theories and practices into a well-coordinated plan for libraries to follow. It encourages librarians to rethink practices to incorporate the principles of ILI and will enable public librarians to extend and enrich their instruction on information use.

Lifelong Learning for Engineers and Scientists in the Information Age

Lifelong Learning for Engineers and Scientists in the Information Age
  • Author : Ashok V. Naimpally,Hema Ramachandran,Caroline Smith
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2012
  • Total pages :90
  • ISBN : 9780123852144
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Summary : The book provides a comprehensive review of lifelong learning, information literacy and internships including assessment techniques for lifelong learning, teamwork and information literacy as defined by the ABET criteria. It also discusses critical thinking skills for scientists and engineers and their role in lifelong learning in the information age. It will be invaluable for: Engineering educators including librarians interested in developing programs to satisfy the ABET criteria for lifelong learning and teamwork. Engineering librarians developing programs and assessment tools for information literacy using online databases and the Internet. Engineering educators and career advisors interested in developing internship programs in engineering. An internship is defined as work performed in an industrial setting that provides practical experience and adds value to the classroom and research learning processes. This book will cover all aspects involved in administering internship and cooperative education programs. Employers of interns will find useful information on needs assessment, program development, evaluation and the importance of lifelong learning; and, Science and engineering educators interested in developing critical thinking skills in their students as an aid to developing lifelong learning skills especially given the challenges in the digital age. Provides information on how to develop programs and assessment tools for information literacy Describes how to set up an internship program Develops critical thinking skills

Information Literacy in Everyday Life

Information Literacy in Everyday Life
  • Author : Serap Kurbanoğlu,Sonja Špiranec,Yurdagül Ünal,Joumana Boustany,Maija Leena Huotari,Esther Grassian,Diane Mizrachi,Loriene Roy
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2019-02-19
  • Total pages :630
  • ISBN : 9783030134723
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Summary : This book constitutes the refereed post-conference proceedings of the 6th European Conference on Information Literacy, ECIL 2018, held in Oulu, Finland, in September 2018. The 58 revised papers included in this volume were carefully reviewed and selected from 241 submissions. The papers cover a wide range of topics in the field of information literacy and focus on information literacy in everyday life. They are organized in the following topical sections: information literacy in different contexts of everyday life; information literacy, active citizenship and community engagement; information literacy, health and well-being; workplace information literacy and employability; information literacy research and information literacy in theoretical context; information seeking and information behavior; information literacy for different groups in different cultures and countries; information literacy for different groups in different cultures and countries; information literacy instruction; information literacy and aspects of education; data literacy and reserach data management; copyright literacy; information literacy and lifelong learning.

Teaching Information Literacy in Higher Education

Teaching Information Literacy in Higher Education
  • Author : Mariann Lokse,Torstein Lag,Mariann Solberg,Helene N. Andreassen,Mark Stenersen
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2017-03-22
  • Total pages :174
  • ISBN : 9780081010051
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Summary : Why do we teach information literacy? This book argues that the main purpose of information literacy teaching in higher education is to enhance student learning. With the impact of new technologies, a proliferation of information sources and a change in the student demography, information literacy has become increasingly important in academia. Also, students that know how to learn have a better chance of adapting their learning strategies to the demands of higher education, and thus completing their degree. The authors discuss the various aspects of how academic integrity and information literacy are linked to learning, and provide examples on how our theories can be put into practice. The book also provides insight on the normative side of higher education, namely academic formation and the personal development process of students. The cognitive aspects of the transition to higher education, including learning strategies and critical thinking, are explored; and finally the book asks how information literacy teaching in higher education might be improved to help students meet contemporary challenges. Presents critical thinking and learning strategies as a basic foundation for information literacy Covers information literacy as a way into deep learning/higher order thinking Provides self-regulation, motivation, and self-respect as tools in learning Emphasizes the interdependence of learning, academic integrity, critical thinking, and information literacy A practical guide to teaching information literacy based on an increased focus on the learning process, an essential for Information literacy graduate students and higher education teaching staff in relevant fields

Information Literacy in an Information Society

Information Literacy in an Information Society
  • Author : Christina S. Doyle
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1994
  • Total pages :80
  • ISBN : 9780788170126
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Summary : Traces the history of the development of the term information literacy and discusses the emergence of information literacy as a significant organizing theme for contemporary society. A number of educational reforms calling for changes in approaches to learning are used to support this discussion. Reports on the National Educational Goals (1991) (also known as America 2000 or Goals 2000) and the Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills (SCANS) Report (1991) are included. Chapters: introduction on information literacy; concept evolution; information literacy in context; and assessment and reform. References.

Collaboration in Designing a Pedagogical Approach in Information Literacy

Collaboration in Designing a Pedagogical Approach in Information Literacy
  • Author : Ane Landøy,Daniela Popa,Angela Repanovici
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2019-01-01
  • Total pages :161
  • ISBN : 9783030342586
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Summary : This Open Access book combines expertise in information literacy with expertise in education and teaching to share tips and tricks for the development of good information literacy teaching and training in universities and libraries. It draws on research, knowledge and pedagogical practice from academia, to teach students how to sift through information to be able to distinguish the important and correct from the unusable. It discusses basic concepts and models of information literacy, as well as strategies for accessing, locating and retrieving information and methods suitable for the assessment and management of information. The book explains many concepts connected to information literacy and discusses pedagogical issues with a view to supporting the practitioner. Each chapter examines one aspect of information literacy, discusses the pedagogical challenges involved and provides suggestions for best practice.

Information Literacy and Cultural Heritage

Information Literacy and Cultural Heritage
  • Author : Kim Baker
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2013-03-11
  • Total pages :226
  • ISBN : 9781780633862
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Summary : There is a complex and contested terrain of cultural heritage in the library, archive and museum context. Information Literacy and Cultural Heritage explores this landscape and covers perspectives from museums, archives and libraries, highlighting the role of memory and contested history in the collection, description and presentation of cultural heritage. The book argues that the convergence of libraries, archives and museums in digital preservation should be extended to include the development of combined lifelong learning programmes, teaching both information literacy skills and awareness of cultural heritage. This title is structured into seven chapters, covering cultural heritage in the library, archive and museum context; digital information contexts; an overview of information literacy models of stages and processes, as well as models of standards, competencies and performance indicators. The book then examines the role of critical thinking and lifelong learning; proposes a generic model of information literacy and cultural heritage for lifelong learning; offers guidelines for adapting the model to local contexts; and offers a conclusion. Covers cultural heritage in the museums, archives and library context Explores the place of cultural heritage and social issues in the digital information context Reviews existing models of information literacy processes, standards and indicators

Information Literacy

Information Literacy
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1995
  • Total pages :20
  • ISBN : PSU:000024704274
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Summary : Summarizes discussions from two regional symposia held in Philadelphia, PA and Rochester, NY in 1995 and sponsored by the Commission on Higher Education, the National Forum on Information Literacy, and the Association of College and Research Libraries.

Worldwide Commonalities and Challenges in Information Literacy Research and Practice

Worldwide Commonalities and Challenges in Information Literacy Research and Practice
  • Author : Serap Kurbanoglu,Esther Grassian,Diane Mizrachi,Ralph Catts,Sonja Spiranec
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2013-12-13
  • Total pages :664
  • ISBN : 9783319039190
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Summary : This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the European Conference on Information Literacy, ECIL 2013, held in Istanbul Turkey, in October 2013. The 73 revised full papers presented together with two keynotes, 9 invited papers and four doctoral papers were carefully reviewed and selected from 236 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on overview and research; policies and strategies; theoretical framework; related concepts; citizenship and digital divide; disadvantaged groups; information literacy for the workplace and daily life; information literacy in Europe; different approaches to information literacy; teaching and learning information literacy; information literacy instruction; assessment of information literacy; information literacy and K-12; information literacy and higher education; information literacy skills of LIS students; librarians, libraries and ethics.

Media and Information Literacy in Higher Education

Media and Information Literacy in Higher Education
  • Author : Dianne Oberg,Siri Ingvaldsen
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2016-11-18
  • Total pages :176
  • ISBN : 9780081006313
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Summary : Media and Information Literacy in Higher Education: Educating the Educators is written for librarians and educators working in universities and university colleges, providing them with the information they need to teach media and information literacy to students at levels ranging from bachelor to doctoral studies. In order to do so, they need to be familiar with students’ strengths and weaknesses regarding MIL. This book investigates what university and college students need to know about searching for, and evaluating, information, and how teaching and learning can be planned and carried out to improve MIL skills. The discussions focus on the use of process-based inquiry approaches for developing media and information literacy competence, involving students in active learning and open-ended investigations and emphasizing their personal learning process. It embraces face-to-face teaching, and newer forms of online education. Examines the intersecting roles of academic librarians, teacher educators, and library educators in preparing library students and teacher education students to use the library Brings new perspectives from both teacher educator and library educator, and draws connections between higher and secondary education (K12) Draws on a number of competences, skills, knowledge, experiences, and reflections from a variety of perspectives, and focuses on libraries as efficient tools in all kinds of education and learning activities Written by an international group of authors with firsthand experience of teaching MIL Looks at how libraries can contribute to the promotion of civic literacy within higher education institutions and in society more widely

Theory and Practice of Information Literacy

Theory and Practice of Information Literacy
  • Author : Charles Inskip
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2017-12-22
  • Total pages :352
  • ISBN : 1783301368
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Summary : This book explores the landscape of information literacy (IL) theory and practice, providing an up-to-date guidebook for anyone wishing to develop their knowledge, understanding and delivery of IL in all aspects of lifelong learning. From politicians and policy makers through funders and education providers to cultural heritage organizations, employers, community groups and social activists there is a growing awareness of the impact of digitization on engagement with information. Beginning with a recent history of IL to give context, Theories and Practices of Information Literacy then provides a detailed review of theoretical models and practical approaches using real life examples from the wide information landscape. This book will examine key issues around information literacy from an academic and professional perspective, and will: provide a detailed understanding of the theory and practice of information literacy and associated areas identify and discuss the challenges presented by the lifelong learning nature of IL in a digital world enable the development of appropriate skillsets of library and information professionals as central players in the delivery of IL in education, workplace and society. This book will be a core textbook for library and information studies students and useful reading for library and information professionals; other professional services (including cultural heritage, careers, e-learning, teaching and learning, adult education providers, ICT); and wider stakeholders (policy makers, funders) seeking to engage with the debates around information literacy.

Informed Societies

Informed Societies
  • Author : Stéphane Goldstein
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2020-01-07
  • Total pages :272
  • ISBN : 9781783304226
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Summary : This book explains how and why information literacy can help to foster critical thinking and discerning attitudes, enabling citizens to play an informed role in society and its democratic processes. In early 21st century societies, individuals and organisations are deluged with information, particularly online information. Much of this is useful, valuable or enriching. But a lot of it is of dubious quality and provenance, if not downright dangerous. Misinformation forms part of the mix. The ability to get the most out of the information flow, finding, interpreting and using it, and particularly developing a critical mindset towards it, requires skills, know-how, judgement and confidence – such is the premise of information literacy. This is true for many aspects of human endeavour, including education, work, health and self-enrichment. It is notably true also for acquiring an understanding of the wider world, for reaching informed views, for recognising bias and misinformation, and thereby for playing a part as active citizens, in democratic life and society. This ground-breaking and uniquely multi-disciplinary book explores how information literacy can contribute to fostering attitudes, habits and practices that underpin an informed citizenry. The 13 chapters each come from a particular perspective and are authored by international experts representing a range of disciplines: information literacy itself, but also political science, pedagogy, information science, psychology. Informed Societies: Why Information literacy matters for citizenship, participation and democracy covers: - why information literacy and informed citizens matter for healthy, democratic societies - information literacy’s relationship with political science - information literacy’s relationship with human rights - how information literacy can help foster citizenship, participation, empowerment and civic engagement in different contexts: school students, refugees, older people and in wider society - information literacy as a means to counter misinformation and fake news - the challenges of addressing information literacy as part of national public policy. The book will be essential reading for librarians and information professionals working in public libraries, schools, higher education institutions and public bodies; knowledge and information managers in all sectors and student of library and information science students, especially those at postgraduate/Masters level who are planning dissertations. Because of the topicality and political urgency of the issues covered, the book will also be of interest to students of political science, psychology, education and media studies/journalism; policy-makers in the public, commercial and not-for-profit sectors and politicians implications of information use and information/digital literacy.