Information Literacy / Edition 2

Information Literacy / Edition 2

by Michael B. Eisenberg, Kathleen L. Spitzer, Carrie A. Lowe
     
 

ISBN-10: 1591581435

ISBN-13: 9781591581437

Pub. Date: 01/01/2004

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

This is the definitive work on information literacy. Michael Eisenberg, known worldwide as one of the originators of the innovative Big6 Information Problem Solving Process, and frequent presenters on the subject Carrie A. Lowe and Kathleen L. Spitzer have extensively revised and updated the original book for this long-awaited second edition. Tracing the

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This is the definitive work on information literacy. Michael Eisenberg, known worldwide as one of the originators of the innovative Big6 Information Problem Solving Process, and frequent presenters on the subject Carrie A. Lowe and Kathleen L. Spitzer have extensively revised and updated the original book for this long-awaited second edition. Tracing the history of information literacy, the authors discuss its economic importance; examine past, present, and current research in the field; and explain how information literacy relates to the national standards transforming K-12 education and higher education today.

The authors also look at examples of information literacy in several different contexts, underscoring both its importance and pervasiveness in our society. Learning to be critical and savvy consumers of information is necessary in today's world. This book provides both the theoretical background and practical guidelines to confidently impart these essential skills to your students.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781591581437
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/01/2004
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
426
Sales rank:
1,444,225
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.87(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Foreword

Introduction

Defining Information Literacy

The Evolution of a Concept

Information Literacy Research

An Economic Perspective

K-12 Education: Information Literacy in the Context of National and State Standards

K-12 Education: Restructuring and Informaton Literacy

K-12 Education: Information Literacy Efforts

Information Literacy in Higher Education

Technology and Information Literacy

Information Literacy: The Future and the Past

Appendix G: An Explanation of Rubrics and Their Application in Standards Education

Appendix H: Being Fluent with Information technology

Appendix I: Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education

References

Annotated ERIC Bibliography

Index

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