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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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Whitver, Sara Maurice; Lo, Leo S. – Communications in Information Literacy, 2017
This study explores the tools and techniques used within the library instruction classroom to facilitate a conversation about teaching practices. Researchers focused on the questioning methods employed by librarians, specifically the number of questions asked by librarians and students. This study was comprised of classroom observations of a team…
Descriptors: Library Instruction, Classroom Techniques, Questioning Techniques, Teaching Methods
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Holliday, Wendy – Communications in Information Literacy, 2017
The ACRL Framework for Information Literacy in Higher Education generated a large amount of discourse during its development and adoption. All of this discourse is rich in metaphoric language that can be used as a tool for critical reflection on teaching and learning, information literacy, and the nature and role of theory in the practice of…
Descriptors: Information Literacy, Figurative Language, Theory Practice Relationship, Higher Education
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Gammons, Rachel Wilder; Inge, Lindsay Taylor – Communications in Information Literacy, 2017
Information literacy instruction presents a difficult balance between quantity and quality, particularly for large-scale general education courses. This paper discusses the overhaul of the freshman composition instruction program at the University of Maryland Libraries, focusing on the transition from survey assessments to a student-centered and…
Descriptors: Student Centered Curriculum, Program Administration, Information Literacy, Freshman Composition
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Saunders, Laura – Communications in Information Literacy, 2017
Libraries have a long, though not uncomplicated, history with social justice and social advocacy. The new ACRL "Framework for Information Literacy," which is more conceptual and flexible than the original Standards, offers an opportunity for librarians to approach teaching and learning from a social justice perspective. Indeed, the…
Descriptors: Information Literacy, Social Justice, Social Change, Advocacy
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Scott, Rachel E. – Communications in Information Literacy, 2017
In this exploratory study the authors ask students enrolled in a credit-bearing undergraduate research methods course to rank and evaluate the troublesome, transformative, and integrative nature of the six frames currently comprising the "Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education." The results indicate that students have…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Information Literacy, Student Attitudes, Honors Curriculum
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McNiff, Lindsay; Hays, Lauren – Communications in Information Literacy, 2017
In this paper, we share background and key considerations of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL), and propose introducing library and information science (LIS) students to SoTL as a way to acquaint them with the higher education teaching profession. Throughout the article, we employ reflection as the primary consideration and support…
Descriptors: Scholarship, Instruction, Learning, Information Science Education
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Scott, Rachel Elizabeth – Communications in Information Literacy, 2016
Librarians are frequently asked to teach several databases in a one-shot session, despite findings suggesting that such database demonstrations do not lead to optimal student outcomes. The "ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education" highlights the concepts of metaliteracy and metacognition. This paper investigates ways…
Descriptors: Information Literacy, Librarians, Databases, Higher Education
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Cowan, Sandra; Eva, Nicole – Communications in Information Literacy, 2016
Librarians are stretched thin these days--budget cuts and decreasing numbers are forcing us to look at new ways of doing things. While the embedded information literacy model has gained popularity in the past number of years, it may be time for a new model of information literacy. We must arm teaching faculty with the tools they need to teach…
Descriptors: Librarians, Information Literacy, Budgets, Retrenchment
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Goetz, Joseph E.; Barber, Catherine R. – Communications in Information Literacy, 2015
In this study, researchers evaluate a homework exercise assigned before a standalone information literacy session. Students in a Master of Education program completed a worksheet using the ERIC database thesaurus. The researchers conducted pre- and posttests within a single library session to assess student learning, using a control group for…
Descriptors: Information Literacy, Homework, Assignments, Pretests Posttests
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Jacobson, Trudi E.; Gibson, Craig – Communications in Information Literacy, 2015
Following the action of the ACRL Board in February 2015 in accepting the "Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education" as one of the "constellation of documents" that promote and guide information literacy instruction and program development, discussion in the library community continues about steps in implementing…
Descriptors: Information Literacy, Educational Practices, Program Implementation, Academic Libraries
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Lundstrom, Kacy; Diekema, Anne R.; Leary, Heather; Haderlie, Sheri; Holliday, Wendy – Communications in Information Literacy, 2015
The purpose of this research was to determine how information synthesis skills can be taught effectively, and to discover how the level of synthesis in student writing can be effectively measured. The intervention was an information synthesis lesson that broke down the synthesis process into sequenced tasks. Researchers created a rubric which they…
Descriptors: Synthesis, Information Skills, Intervention, Scoring Rubrics
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Hosier, Allison – Communications in Information Literacy, 2015
Students who write essays on research topics in which no outside sources are cited and where accuracy is treated as negotiable should generally not expect to receive good grades, especially in an information literacy course. However, asking students to do just this was the first step in the "un-research project," a twist on the familiar…
Descriptors: Information Literacy, Teaching Methods, Research Projects, Student Research
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Stewart-Mailhiot, Amy – Communications in Information Literacy, 2014
A major responsibility of instruction librarians is to help students develop a more extensive and flexible information literacy repertoire. The teaching and learning of information literacy most often takes place in one of two ways: within the context of single 50-minute library sessions, or at the reference desk. In both cases, it usually takes…
Descriptors: Research Skills, Assignments, Skill Development, Information Literacy
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Jacobs, Heidi L. M. – Communications in Information Literacy, 2014
While most disciplines have responded to the generic openness of the ACRL Standards by creating discipline-specific guidelines and competencies, there is a need for us to consider other ways to approach information literacy in the disciplines. Critical information literacy reminds us to engage ourselves and our students with what Freire described…
Descriptors: Information Literacy, English Literature, Teaching Methods, Educational Practices
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