Title

Information Literacy in Business Education Experiential Learning Programs

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2014

Publication Title

Journal of Business & Finance Librarianship

Volume

19

Issue

4

First page number:

333

Last page number:

341

Abstract

Experiential learning offers business students immersive and transformative experiences to demonstrate their knowledge and skills in working to meet real-world business challenges they are likely to face in the workplace. These types of experiences raise the profile of business schools and their students with prospective employers and are currently encouraged within business school curriculums by business education accrediting agencies. This article examines how business education experiential learning initiatives serve to develop and reinforce key information literacy competencies. A range of initiatives are discussed including consulting projects, student competitions, and student-managed investment funds.

Keywords

Business librarians; Business schools; Business schools--Curricula; Business students; Experiential learning; Information literacy

Disciplines

Business | Education | Information Literacy | Library and Information Science

Language

English

Permissions

Use Find in Your Library, contact the author, or interlibrary loan to garner a copy of the item. Publisher policy does not allow archiving the final published version. If a post-print (author's peer-reviewed manuscript) is allowed and available, or publisher policy changes, the item will be deposited.

Identifier

DOI: 10.1080/08963568.2014.952987

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