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ERIC Number: ED465377
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002-Sep
Pages: 6
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Learning and Teaching Information Technology--Computer Skills in Context. ERIC Digest.
Eisenberg, Michael B.; Johnson, Doug
This digest describes an integrated approach to teaching computer skills in K-12 schools. The introductory section discusses the importance of integrating information skills into the curriculum. "Technology Skills for Information Problem Solving: A Curriculum Based on the Big6 Skills Approach" (Michael B. Eisenberg, Doug Johnson, and Robert E. Berkowitz), a curriculum guide, lists specific technology skills in the following areas: (1) task definition; (2) information seeking strategies; (3) location and access; (4) use of information; (5) synthesis; and (6) evaluation. A sidebar summarizes the Big6 skills approach to information problem solving. (Contains 52 references and suggested readings.) (MES)
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Publication Type: ERIC Publications; ERIC Digests in Full Text
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Information and Technology, Syracuse, NY.