ERIC Number: EJ628313
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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The Role of Fiction in the Development of Information Literacy: Fiction Exercises for the Would-be Information Literate.
Journal of School and Children's Librarianship, v36 n3 p4-8 Nov 2000
Focuses on the role of fiction in the education of information literate students. Identifies Australian picture books that illustrate how fiction and nonfiction may merge into each other and how fiction may portray truth. Discusses examples of the history curriculum in South Australia early in the 20th century to show how imperial myth was used to teach children their place in history. (AEF)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Development, Elementary Education, Fiction, Foreign Countries, Information Literacy, Literacy, Nonfiction, Picture Books, Reading
Journal availability: Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA), P.O. Box E441, Kingston ACT 2604, Australia. Tel: 61-2-6285-1877; Fax: 61-2-6282-2249.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Australia