Information Literacy Instruction that Works

Information Literacy Instruction that Works

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Information literacy and library instruction are at the heart of the academic librarya€™s mission. But how do you bring that instruction to an increasingly diverse student body and an increasingly varied spectrum of majors? In this updated, expanded new second edition, featuring more than 75% new content, Ragains and 16 other library instructors share their best practices for reaching out to todaya€™s unique users. Readers will find strategies and techniques for teaching college and university freshmen, community college students, students with disabilities, and those in distance learning programs. Alongside sample lesson plans, presentations, brochures, worksheets, handouts, and evaluation forms, Ragains and his contributors offer proven approaches to teaching students in the most popular programs of study, including English Literature Art and Art History Film Studies History Psychology Science Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources Hospitality Business Music Anthropology Engineering Coverage of additional special topics, including legal information for non-law students, government information, and patent searching, make this a complete guide to information literacy instruction.This project, Rubric Assessment of Information Literacy Skills (RAILS), is a€œan IMLS-funded research project designed to investigate an ... They would prefer more intuitive user-centric design of these tools and leave the lessons on where to point and click to a quick online tutorial. ... True information literacy instruction calls on higherorder thinking and fostering the right attitudes for doing research that goesanbsp;...

Title:Information Literacy Instruction that Works
Author:Patrick Ragains
Publisher:American Library Association - 2013


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