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Angell, Katelyn; Tewell, Eamon – Communications in Information Literacy, 2017
This study details the design of library instruction sessions for undergraduate students that intended to encourage critical source evaluation and the questioning of established authorities, and appraises these instructional aims through a thematic analysis of 148 artifacts containing student responses to group and individual activities. The…
Descriptors: Information Literacy, Questioning Techniques, Teaching Methods, Library Instruction
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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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Baro, Ebikabowei Emmanuel; Eze, Monica Eberechukwu – Communications in Information Literacy, 2015
The authors of this paper investigated the level of information communication technology-related (ICT) information literacy (IL) skills of librarians in Nigerian Colleges of Education (COE) in order to discover the challenges they face in acquiring these skills. A descriptive survey method was adopted using a questionnaire. Study participants…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academic Libraries, Schools of Education, Information Literacy
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Eubanks, Jacob Paul – Communications in Information Literacy, 2014
As of this writing, 45 United States and four territories have adopted the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). The quick implementation on the part of state policymakers is a marked response to the growing demand for career and college ready high school graduates. Current figures suggest that over the next 15 years the need for post-secondary…
Descriptors: Common Core State Standards, Information Literacy, Adoption (Ideas), Literature Reviews
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Mery, Yvonne; DeFrain, Erica; Kline, Elizabeth; Sult, Leslie – Communications in Information Literacy, 2014
The intent of this study was to evaluate the Guide on the Side (Gots), an online learning tool developed by the University of Arizona Libraries, and a screencast tutorial for teaching information literacy and database searching skills. Ninety undergraduate students were randomly assigned into three groups: group 1 completed a GotS tutorial; group…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Educational Technology, Instructional Material Evaluation, Instructional Effectiveness
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Lowe, M. Sara; Booth, Char; Tagge, Natalie; Stone, Sean – Communications in Information Literacy, 2014
The Claremont Colleges Library Instruction Services Department developed a quiz that could be integrated into the consortial learning management software to accompany a local online, open-source information literacy tutorial. The quiz is integrated into individual course pages, allowing students to receive a grade for completion and improving…
Descriptors: Information Literacy, Tests, Integrated Curriculum, Database Management Systems
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Buck, Stefanie; Steffy, Christina – Communications in Information Literacy, 2013
Libraries are continually changing to meet the needs of users; this includes implementing discovery tools, also referred to as web-scale discovery tools, to make searching library resources easier. Because these tools are so new, it is difficult to establish definitive best practices for teaching these tools; however, promising practices are…
Descriptors: Instructional Innovation, Educational Practices, Library Instruction, Librarian Attitudes
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Kuhlthau, Carol C. – Communications in Information Literacy, 2013
I propose three "rethinks" to consider in recasting the ACRL Standards for information literacy for the coming decades. First, rethink the concept of information need. Second, rethink the notion that information literacy is composed of a set of abilities for "extracting information." Third, rethink the holistic process of…
Descriptors: Information Literacy, Academic Standards, Information Needs, Information Skills