Title

Teaching information literacy skills

Document Type

Monograph

Abstract

According to the American Library Association (ALA), an information literate person is able to "recognize when information is needed and have the ability to locate, evaluate, and use effectively the needed information." The acquisition of information literacy skills is an important step in developing life-long learners in an increasingly complex, technology-based learning environment. This book provides vital knowledge that will help readers master information literacy skills and how to impart them to children for success in all subjects. The book focuses on assessing information, locating and using materials such as reference sources, visual materials, and the internet, writing a research paper, and using resources for oral presentations. Accompanying the book is a trial version of a computerized assessment disk which allows five administrations of information literacy skills discussed in the book. Educators, school administrators, computer lab assistants, librarians, school media specialists, and parents.

Disciplines

Curriculum and Instruction | Information Literacy | Library and Information Science

Permissions

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