Learning to Learn: A Guide to Becoming Information Literate in the 21st Century / Edition 2

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Children's Literature - Meredith Kiger
Designed for use by high school, community college, and college students initially developing their research skills, this second edition is useful for adults returning to school as well. Learning and information gathering have changed dramatically and will continue to change through the advent of technology. Beginning with Chapter 1, "What Does it Mean to Be Information Literate," the book provides descriptions and activities to prepare students to guide themselves through information access, research using the library, evaluation of resources, copyright and plagiarism issues, and basic citation styles. In addition, instructors using this book have access to a CD that provides printable exercises, charts and figures, sources for further readings, and information to assist students in accessing websites as resources. The limited text and use of numbered and bulleted steps reduces the anxiety of learning the language of research. The boxed exercises and graphics provide a manageable method for students who prefer hands-on learning and an accompanying website is there for further help. It is a valuable resource to have in the library whether seeking information for formal or informal purposes. Reviewer: Meredith Kiger, Ph.D.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781555705565
  • Publisher: American Library Association
  • Publication date: 9/28/2006
  • Edition description: 2ND
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 148
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.40 (d)

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