Information Literacy and IT Fluency: Convergences and Divergences
Gibson, Craig, 1954- (2007)
The Problem with Teaching "the Library" to First Years and How Metacognition Can Help
Black, Elizabeth L.; Diaz, Karen R. (2015-04-10)
Presentation delivered at the Information Literacy Summit on April 10, 2015 on the Moraine Valley Community College campus in Palos Hills, IL. Despite receiving library instruction in the university survey course, first-year ...
Developing an Online Information Literacy Course
O'Hanlon, Nancy (2007-04-24)
Provides an overview of information literacy instruction; discusses online courses taught by librarians at Ohio State University; describes the course development process; provides examples of course assignments and tools ...
Empowering ESL students: A new model for information literacy instruction
Conteh-Morgan, Miriam (2001)
This paper proposes a new type of collaboration between librarians and English-as-a-Second Language (ESL) instructors. Librarians will work with instructors to match similar information literacy and ESL objectives and ...
Connecting the Dots: Limited English Proficiency, Second Language Learning Theories, and Information Literacy Instruction
Conteh-Morgan, Miriam (2002)
Librarians who teach students with limited English proficiency have discussed various barriers limiting effective learning. This article shows how applying second language acquisition theories and teaching practices derived ...
Habituated: A Merleau-Pontian Analysis of the Smartphone
Howard, Maria; Bussell, Hilary (2018)
This paper offers a phenomenological account of our relationship to our smartphones rooted in the work of philosophers Maurice Merleau-Ponty (1908–1961) and Drew Leder (1954–). We argue that the nature of this relationship ...
Whose Medium? Whose Message?: A Critical Media Literacy Approach to "Information Has Value"
Bussell, Hilary (2018)
This chapter presents a lesson that uses critical media literacy theory to introduce students to "Information Has Value" in the context of news media. Originating in cultural studies, critical media literacy is an educational ...
Drawing on students' funds of knowledge: Using identity and lived experience to join the conversation in research assignments
Folk, Amanda L. (2018)
Despite programmes and initiatives intended to enable access to higher education for underrepresented students, higher education in the United States suffers from a persistent social class achievement gap. Although research ...
Reframing information literacy as academic cultural capital: A critical and equity-based foundation for practice, assessment, and scholarship
Folk, Amanda L. (2019)
Within the past decade, academic librarianship has increased its focus on critical librarianship and assessing student success, as well as undergoing a complete reconceptualization of information literacy. However, our ...
Developing Globally Inclusive Teaching Methods for Library One-Shot Instruction Sessions
Espinosa de los Monteros, Pamela; Longmeier, Meris M. (2020-06)
The demographic shifts in higher education and the growing importance of information literacy instruction require librarians to design instruction that is inclusive and accessible to a diverse and international student ...