Information Literacy: Search Strategies, Tools & Resources for High School Students and College Freshmen
Based on empirical research and written by an expert, this book provides the information a media specialist needs to teach information literacy skills in a meaningful, useful, and strategic manner.
Draws on learning theories, research, and AASL's position on information literacy using a tried and true approach.
Considers five types of learning: content understanding, problem-solving, metacognition, collaboration, and communication
Includes lesson plans, information literacy skills pre-test and post-test, scoring rubrics, and a checklist for evaluating online databases
Gives expert advice on teaching information literacy and making the transition between high school and college
A copy of this book will assist the media specialist in preparing students for their future, including college research. An annotated bibliography identifies and summarizes major works in the various aspects of information literacy and assessment techniques. Everything you need to know to prepare your students is included in this masterful second edition."
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - zoranaercegovac - LibraryThing
Revised to include more material useful to students facing early undergraduate-level research assignments, this edition also contains plenty of help for high school students and general readers trying ... Read full review
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The author has taught hundreds of college students in her career and has been concerned for a number of years that information literacy instruction needs to be taught intensively in the senior year of ... Read full review
Introduction to Basic Research Skills
Finding Search Words
Fact Finding Words Concepts Events Places
Fact Finding People Reviews Criticism
Finding Works in Library Collections
Searching Evaluating Internet Sources