ERIC Number: ED188632
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
Information Searching. A Handbook for Designing and Creating Instructional Programs.
Bantly, Harold A., Comp.; Freedman, Janet L., Comp.
Written for practicing librarians and media specialists who want to design and develop successful programs to teach high school and college students how to locate and use print, media, human, and community information resources, this guide outlines the whys and hows of needs assessment, gives guidelines for establishing program goals and objectives, offers sample instructional materials and course outlines, and suggests methods for evaluating programs. Instructional approaches described include pathfinder-type guides, slide-tape programs, and subject-related units, media as a research tool, and a whole course syllabus. A list of resources for library instruction is also provided. (Author/FM)
Descriptors: College Students, High School Students, Librarians, Library Instruction, Library Skills, Media Specialists, Needs Assessment, Program Design, Program Development, Search Strategies, Teaching Methods
Harold A. Bantly, Salem State College, Salem, MA 01970 ($6.50 per copy).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners, Boston.
Note: Due to use of colored paper, this document may not reproduce.