Integrating Information Literacy into the Higher Education Curriculum: Practical Models for Transformation / Edition 1

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Filled with illustrative examples, discussions, and case studies, this book shows how educators and administrators can successfully integrate information competence strategies into various parts of their academic structure, from developing partnerships between librarians and faculty members to assessing students' information competence skills both as undergrads and senior-level students, to promoting information literacy across the campus.

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Editorial Reviews

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"This volume provides useful examples of how a good and energetic library can attempt to broaden and systematize its efforts…" (Authors Journal Compilation, Winter 2007)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780787965273
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 3/19/2004
  • Series: Jossey-Bass Higher and Adult Education Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 288
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Ilene F. Rockman is the manager of the Information Competence Initiative for the Office of the Chancellor of the twenty-three campuses of the California State University System.

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Table of Contents

The authors
Introduction : the importance of information literacy 1
1 Developing faculty-librarian partnerships in information literacy 29
2 Successful strategies for integrating information literacy into the curriculum 47
3 Developing freshman-level tutorials to promote information literacy 71
4 Integrating information competence into an interdisciplinary major 93
5 Meeting information literacy needs in a research setting 133
6 Developing a tool to assess college students 165
7 Assessing information literacy 207
Conclusion : continuing the dialogue 237
Index 251
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