Much-needed guidance for updating your teaching skills and practices!
Information Literacy Instruction for Educators: Professional Knowledge for an Information Age explores various methods of instructing pre-service teachers and administrators on how to locate new subject matter and distinguish between fact, opinion, and rhetoric across a wide variety of topics. Experienced educators and librarians join forces to present a number of exemplary efforts from international communities. This book also looks at approaches for incorporating information literacy instruction into K-12 pre-service education programs.
This book will show you how to develop information literacy skills as a student, a lifelong learner, and as a professionalhoning the ability to locate, evaluate, manage, and present information on any subject. This state-of-the-art text presents original thinking about collaborations between librarians and faculty members to promote information literacy as a core element of the professional knowledge for K-12 teachers and administrators in the 21st century.
In Information Literacy Instruction for Educators, you’ll learn about:
- information literacy and digital technologies within the field of education
- collaborations between librarians and academic staff to develop approaches to information literacy for pre-service education students
- a collaboration between university library faculty and members of the educational studies department to meet the new state standards on information literacy and technology
- information literacy integration in a doctoral programincorporating and verifying standards, and an appraisal of the results
- and more!