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ERIC Number: EJ849033
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Dec
Pages: 17
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1740-5866
Information Literacy and the Teaching of Politics
Thornton, Stephen
LATISS: Learning and Teaching in the Social Sciences, v3 n1 p29-45 Dec 2006
Information literacy is becoming an integral component of the higher education curriculum. Following a brief explanation of information literacy, highlighting links to the teaching of Politics at the tertiary level, this article shares lessons learned during a pilot study involving embedding information literacy on a third year Politics course at Cardiff University.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom