ERIC Number: ED327811
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: N/A
Teaching Students How To Learn: Ideas for Teaching Information Skills.
Tasmanian Education Dept., Hobart (Australia).
This book is intended to contribute to the planning and discussion of information skills teaching as an integral part of the total school/college curriculum in Tasmania. It describes how the learning skills of finding, assessing, and using whatever information is useful or enjoyable for the purposes of thinking, communicating, and valuing can be taught as an integral part of every teacher's existing curriculum. The materials presented in the book offer a teaching approach; examples of use of the approach in the classroom; ideas for developing a whole school/college approach; and materials for use in pre-service and in-service seminars. The book's main concern is to explore different approaches to the teaching of information skills. Section 1: Teaching Information Skills contains the following chapter titles: (1) "Basic Questions"; (2) "Assumptions"; (3) "The Teaching of Information Skills"; (4) "Inquiry Learning and Information Skills"; and (5) "Implications for a Whole School/College Approach." Section 2: Classroom Activities include the following chapter titles: (6) "Inquiry Guides for Students"; and (7) "Case Studies." Appendixes include a project history and methodology and an annotated bibliography. (MG)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Enrichment, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Information Sources, Inservice Teacher Education, Instructional Effectiveness, Instructional Materials, Preservice Teacher Education, Study Skills, Teaching Methods
The Marketing Officer, Department of Education and the Arts, 71 Letitia Street, North Hobart, Tasmania, Australia 7000 ($A10.00 plus postage).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Tasmanian Education Dept., Hobart (Australia).