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Information literacy instruction : theory and practice

Grassian, Esther S. ;Kaplowitz, Joan R.

New York : Neal-Schuman c2001

Available at Central Connecticut State University  Curriculum Lab PR  (025.524 G769in )()

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  • Title:
    Information literacy instruction : theory and practice
  • Author/Creator: Grassian, Esther S.
  • Kaplowitz, Joan R.
  • Publisher: New York : Neal-Schuman
  • Creation Date: c2001
  • Language: English
  • Physical Description: xxxi, 468 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. + 1 computer optical disc (4 3/4 in.).
  • Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 423-452) and index.
  • Subjects: Information literacy -- Study and teaching; Information retrieval -- Study and teaching
  • Description: In-depth discussion of both the theory and practice of library instruction. Chapters cover the history and background of user education in libraries; the psychology of learning as applied to library teaching; conceptual models for teaching critical thinking; program management, planning, and politics (on and off-campus); assessment and evaluation; designing and developing print and electronic teaching materials; classroom management and teaching techniques; learning technology; visions for the future and much more. The CD includes tables describing various instructional modes, an interactive database to aid in selecting among them, handouts for in-house training or personal use, and more.
  • Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 423-452) and index.
  • Contents: Pt. I. Information literacy instruction background. Information literacy instruction : what is it?
    History of information literacy instruction
    pt. II. Information literacy instruction building blocks. A brief introduction to learning theory
    An overview of learning styles
    Library anxiety, mental models, and conceptual frameworks
    Critical thinking and active learning
    pt. III. ILI program planning
    Selecting modes of instruction
    The instructional menu
    Basic copyright and design issues
    Designing instructional modes and materials
    Assessing, evaluating, and revising ILI programs
    pt. IV. Delivering information literacy instruction. Teaching : preparation, performance, and passion
    Designing ILI programs for diverse populations
    Delivering ILI in various environments
    Teaching technology
    Using technology to teach
    pt. V. The future of ILI. Visions of the future : two perspectives.
  • OCLC Number: 45575553
  • Identifier: ISBN1555704069;ISBN9781555704063;LCCN00067866