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Avery, Susan – Communications in Information Literacy, 2017
As the international student population continues to grow, librarians must adjust their instruction to meet the needs of students who are adapting to a new country, culture, and language. This study assesses first-year international students as they engage in the research process through the completion of concept maps that precede database…
Descriptors: Information Literacy, Scientific Literacy, Search Strategies, English (Second Language)
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Townsend, Lori; Hofer, Amy R.; Hanick, Silvia Lin; Brunetti, Korey – Communications in Information Literacy, 2016
This study used the Delphi method to engage expert practitioners on the topic of threshold concepts--core ideas and processes in a discipline that students need to grasp in order to progress in their learning, but that are often unspoken or unrecognized by expert practitioners--for information literacy. A panel of experts considered two questions:…
Descriptors: Information Literacy, Fundamental Concepts, Delphi Technique, Expertise
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Meehlhause, Kellie – Communications in Information Literacy, 2016
For almost 40 years, the Minute Paper has been a quick and easy means of learning assessment, both in the college classroom and in library instruction. More recently, the use of social media, particularly selfies, has gained popularity by connecting with students through the technology with which they are most familiar. This article makes the case…
Descriptors: Information Literacy, Student Evaluation, College Students, Library Instruction