Information Literacy Assessment in K-12 Settings

Information Literacy Assessment in K-12 Settings

by Lesley S.J. Farmer, James Henri


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780810856950
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 10/25/2007
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.09(h) x 0.56(d)

About the Author

Dr. Lesley S.J. Farmer, Professor at California State University Long Beach, coordinates the Library Media Teacher program. Dr. Farmer chairs the IASL Information Literacy SIG and serves in leadership roles within the American Library Association and other professional organizations. James Henri was teacher librarian in one of the first open plan secondary schools in Australia. He is currently Associate Professor in the Faculty of Education at the University of Hong Kong.

Table of Contents

Part 1 Preface: The Back Story Part 2 Introduction Chapter 3 1. Definitions of Information Literacy Chapter 4 2. The Importance of Information Literacy Chapter 5 3. Learning, Information Literacy, and Assessment Chapter 6 4. The Conditions for Information Literacy Assessment Chapter 7 5. The Role of Assessment Chapter 8 6. Assessment Processes Chapter 9 7. Problems in Assessing Information Literacy Chapter 10 8. Existing Information Literacy Assessment Instruments Part 11 Bibliography Part 12 Index Part 13 About the Authors

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