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ERIC Number: ED535495
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2012
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1548-6613
The Implementing Model of Empowering Eight for Information Literacy
Boeriswati, Endry
Online Submission, US-China Education Review A 7 p650-661 2012
Information literacy is the awareness and skills to identify, locate, evaluate, organize, create, use and communicate information to solve or resolve problems. This article is the result of the research on the efforts to improve students' problem-solving skills in the "Research Methods" course through "Empowering Eight: Information Literacy Model" at the Indonesian Education Study Program. The method used in this study was the action research. The model of information literacy through "Empowering Eight" is a model of soft skills that can improve awareness and information literacy skills that are integrated into the "research methods" course. The results of this study reveal that, in the first cycle, students' problem-solving skills can be enhanced through "Empowering Eight" model of information literacy. In the second cycle, it is found that the model of information literacy through "Empowering Eight" is effective, if students have a positive attitude towards innovation and have a good sense of confidence. In the third cycle, the "Empowering Eight" model is effective in enhancing students' critical thinking skills, and it can improve the ability to solve problems better than ever. It can be concluded that students' attitudes towards innovation and self-confidence are influential in information literacy, and the model of information literacy through "Empowering Eight" gives the contribution to students' problem-solving skills.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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