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ERIC Number: EJ896819
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 25
ISSN: ISSN-1533-290X
Use of Information and Communication Technology to Enhance the Information Literacy Skills of Distance Students
Pastula, Matthew
Journal of Library & Information Services In Distance Learning, v4 n3 p77-86 2010
Information and Communication Technology (ICT) has become an integral tool in enhancing library services worldwide. This article looks at ways technology is utilized at Massey University to bridge the gap between distance students and traditional library services. There are a variety of software providers, formats and implementation practices available when considering educational technology. This article focuses on basic Webpage technology, rich online audiovisual content, interactive tutorials and virtual communication tools. The popularity of distance education necessitates a review and alignment of library services to facilitate the success of distance students in higher education.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: Media Staff
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A