Designing Digital Literacy Programs with IM-PACT: Information Motivation, Purpose, Audience, Content, and Technique

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Neal-Schuman Publishers, 2005 - Education - 243 pages
Information. Motivation. Purpose. Audience. Content. Technique. These are the key components to the IM-PACT model of teaching information literacy skills. Today's librarians and educators must teach students how to understand, evaluate and integrate information in multiple, computer delivered formats in order for them to succeed in the 21st century. Ruth Small, a leader in information literacy instruction and motivation, shows you how to develop a teaching style that keeps students motivated, excited, and ready to embrace the new world of information. Learn the importance of needs assessments, collaborative planning, developing goals and objectives, audience analysis, cognitive styles, learning styles, attitudes, motivational styles, information literacy models, presentation methods, learning materials, teaching techniques, and more.

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Ruth Villency Small is professor and director of the School Media Program in the School of Information Studies at Syracuse (NY) University. She is also director of Syracuse University's Center for Digital Literacy.

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