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Hinchliffe, Lisa Janicke; Rand, Allison; Collier, Jillian – Communications in Information Literacy, 2018
The process of learning includes not only success in developing knowledge, skills, and abilities but also mistakes and errors that impede such success. In any domain of learning, instructors will have developed a sense of the typical errors learners make; however, there has been no systematic investigation and documentation of predictable…
Descriptors: Information Literacy, College Freshmen, Focus Groups, Misconceptions
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Graham, Rumi Y.; Eva, Nichole; Cowan, Sandra – Communications in Information Literacy, 2018
Several standardized and validated information literacy (IL) tests have been developed for use in U.S. post-secondary contexts, but fewer choices exist for schools outside of the U.S. In an earlier study (Cowan, Graham, & Eva, 2016) the authors explored IL testing at a Canadian university using the international version of the SAILS Cohort…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Test Construction, Standardized Tests, Teacher Made Tests
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Carter, Sarah; Koopmans, Heather; Whiteside, Alice – Communications in Information Literacy, 2018
Artists often require visual and inspirational information sources that range outside of library walls and websites, and develop their work within the complex social environment of the studio. Librarians historically engage with studio art and design students using multiple standards documents. This article offers an analytical literature review…
Descriptors: Studio Art, Information Literacy, Artists, Library Services
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Pieterse, Efrat; Greenberg, Riki; Santo, Zahava – Communications in Information Literacy, 2018
Information literacy is an essential proficiency for success in academic studies, yet many first-year students find it hard to use information sources efficiently and to develop academic information literacy. This study reports findings from first-year students' self-estimation of their information skills according to two information literacy…
Descriptors: Information Literacy, Cultural Pluralism, Multilingualism, Semitic Languages
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Pegues, Conrad R. – Communications in Information Literacy, 2018
Information literacy classes are becoming common on college campuses to help first year students learn information search skills necessary for higher education. Free speech debates on some college campuses have bred a level of student activism not seen since the 1960s. Academic librarians can play a key role to educate students in First Year…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Information Literacy, Social Media, Library Skills
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Greer, Katie; McCann, Shawn – Communications in Information Literacy, 2018
The ability to effectively cite information sources is key to both student avoidance of plagiarism and the ongoing scholarly conversation. Previous research and experience indicated that students had significant trouble distinguishing and citing various information formats when viewed online; items are often cited as websites, and citations are…
Descriptors: Citations (References), Internet, Information Literacy, Information Sources
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Wishkoski, Rachel; Lundstrom, Kacy; Davis, Erin – Communications in Information Literacy, 2018
Assignment design provides a potential niche for librarians to fill in improving research assignments and in providing opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration on teaching, but this can be difficult work to claim as librarians. In the 2016-2017 academic year, a team of three librarians at Utah State University, a mid-size research…
Descriptors: Librarians, Assignments, Instructional Design, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Insua, Glenda M.; Lantz, Catherine; Armstrong, Annie – Communications in Information Literacy, 2018
Effectively integrating the ACRL "Framework for Information Literacy" into existing instructional models requires that librarians first understand the host of challenges that many first-year students encounter when conducting research for the first time. This study employs qualitative analysis of semi-structured student interviews to…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, Information Literacy, Student Research, Freshman Composition
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Black, Steve – Communications in Information Literacy, 2018
Three theories from the disciplines college student development and educational psychology of particular relevance to teaching of information literacy are summarized: Perry's (1999) scheme of intellectual and moral development, Renninger's (2009) phases of interest development, and Grow's (1991) stages of self-directed learning. Each theory is…
Descriptors: Information Literacy, Student Interests, Student Development, Intellectual Development
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Eastman, Teagan; Lundstrom, Kacy; Strand, Katie; Davis, Erin; Martin, Pamela N. – Communications in Information Literacy, 2018
This study demonstrates how a team of librarians sustained authentic assessment across multiple studies in order to inform changes to an information literacy curriculum. It demonstrates the cyclical and action-based nature of assessment, including closing one loop only to reopen another and begin the assessment process again, emphasizing the…
Descriptors: Performance Based Assessment, Library Instruction, Information Literacy, Curriculum Development
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Perry, Heather B. – Communications in Information Literacy, 2018
Libraries have long existed to assist users in accessing accurate information for their needs. Industry has long been motivated to spread disinformation to promote their industry's message to the public. Although corporate disinformation techniques perfected by the tobacco industry in the 1950's were exposed, instead of disappearing they have only…
Descriptors: Conflict of Interest, Information Literacy, Library Instruction, Power Structure
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Markowski, Brianne; McCartin, Lyda; Evers, Stephanie – Communications in Information Literacy, 2018
The authors conducted a performance-based assessment of information literacy to determine if students in a first-year experience course were finding relevant sources, using evidence from sources effectively, and attributing sources correctly. A modified AAC&U VALUE rubric was applied to 154 student research papers collected in fall 2015 and…
Descriptors: Scoring Rubrics, Performance Based Assessment, College Freshmen, Information Literacy
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Charles, Leslin H. – Communications in Information Literacy, 2017
Many academic librarians in the state of New Jersey (NJ) have successfully integrated information literacy (IL) into the curriculum using the ACRL IL Competency Standards for Higher Education ("Standards"). These "Standards" formed the underpinnings of IL curriculum mapping and assessment plans, and have been adopted by…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Librarians, Library Development, Organizational Change
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Drabinski, Emily – Communications in Information Literacy, 2017
The promise of critical pedagogy lies in its capacity to change lives as librarians try new ways of thinking and teaching that challenge systems of power that privilege some and not others. In the last ten years, critical pedagogy has moved from the margins to the center, most clearly in its influence on the new "Framework for Information…
Descriptors: Critical Theory, Teaching Methods, Information Literacy, Compliance (Legal)
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Fulkerson, Diane M.; Ariew, Susan Andriette; Jacobson, Trudi E. – Communications in Information Literacy, 2017
In the early drafts of the "Information Literacy Framework for Higher Education," metaliteracy and metacognition contributed several guiding principles in recognition of the fact that information literacy concepts need to reflect students' roles as creators and participants in research and scholarship. The authors contend that diminution…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Multiple Literacies, Academic Standards, Fundamental Concepts
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