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Using Technology To Teach Information Literacy
     

Using Technology To Teach Information Literacy

by Thomas P. Mackey
 

Why teach information literacy, technology literacy, and discipline-specific research skills separately when teaching them together fires students'' imaginations, improves learning, visibly demonstrates the value of your library''s unique services and expertise to faculty, and lets you reach students who might never otherwise walk through the library/'s doors? The

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Why teach information literacy, technology literacy, and discipline-specific research skills separately when teaching them together fires students'' imaginations, improves learning, visibly demonstrates the value of your library''s unique services and expertise to faculty, and lets you reach students who might never otherwise walk through the library/'s doors? The first book on teaching information literacy with technology across the curriculum is full of case studies and lesson plans that will help you put together a cutting-edge, technology-based course for your institution. Each chapter is co-written by a librarianfaculty member team involved in a collaborative teaching-with-technology project. An overview of the literature will help you explain the value of this dynamic approach to faculty and administration. Chapter authors represent a wide range of institutions and disciplines; they give you course goals and organization, the hows and whys of the technologies used, and pitfalls to avoid. Featured technologies include collaborative web tools, presentation software, video and other multimedia, podcasts, blogs, wikis, and more. Every academic library will want to have a copy of this book, as will any faculty member involved in teaching information literacy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781555706371
Publisher:
ALA Editions
Publication date:
09/30/2008
Series:
Information Literacy Sourcebooks
Pages:
266
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.56(d)

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