ERIC Number: EJ637590
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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Using Projects To Teach Information Retrieval.
Proceedings of the ASIST Annual Meeting, v38 p46-51 2001
Discusses the approach of using student projects to teach information retrieval. Examines projects completed by students at Mercyhurst College (Erie, Pennsylvania), and includes examples of their work. Discusses problems encountered, weaknesses exposed, and strengths of the project genre overall. Other issues raised include methods for reinforcing this approach using internships and external speakers, the place of interdependence, and methods of assessment. (AEF)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Note: Paper presented at the ASIST (American Society for Information Science and Technology) Annual Meeting (64th, Washington, DC, November 3-8, 2001).