Monthly Archives: April 2013

Assessing Information Literacy and Inquiry learning

Blog Task 2 Write a 500 word reflective piece which demonstrates your understanding of the role of the Teacher Librarian (TL) with regard to this aspect of TL practice: Assessing Information Literacy and Inquiry Learning. Information literacy and inquiry learning … Continue reading

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Aspects of GI approach

Adopting a GI approach to learning involves a range of positives and negatives. The advantages are: * students are responsible for formulating their own questions and will therefore be more engaged as they are pursuing an area of interest, an … Continue reading

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Information Literacy Models

After looking at the readings, it becomes obvious that there are quite a number of information literacy models – many of them with aspects / elements in common. Some of the models that I have become aware of include: * … Continue reading

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Information Literacy

The concept of Information Literacy seems to be one that is hard to pin down.  Although the term is used generally, actually finding any specific criteria / outcomes / standards is more difficult. Abilock (2004) starts her definition with the words “Information Literacy … Continue reading

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Topic 3 thoughts

The dimensions of quality teaching relate strongly to the inquiry learning and project-based approaches as they are all striving to make learning more meaningful and to involve students in taking ownership of their own learning through their participation in the … Continue reading

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