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Teach Information Literacy & Critical Thinking!

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Are you spending a lot of time helping your students do information research? Do they know the differences between scholarly and popular materials? Are they...

using the web indiscriminately for research papers?not thinking critically?copying and pasting without citing?

These are symptoms of "information illiteracy." What is "information literacy"? Basically, it is the ability to identify, locate, evaluate, and use information effectively and ethically (adapted from American Library Association.

 

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Chat literacy - Topic 2: What is the link between information literacy (IL) and research skills?

Chat literacy - Topic 2: What is the link between information literacy (IL) and research skills? | Digital Literacy | Scoop.it
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Welcome to Day 2: we have already enjoyed a very active discussion (Topic 1) about conceptions of Information Literacy and now move to exploring the role of information literacy in developing the skills of the young researcher or an effective employee, including:

how to make the critical link between IL and building research capacitysharing approaches and strategies for mitigating challengesraising awareness and communicating the value of IL in organisations


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University Libraries plans fall launch of course to boost students’ information literacy skills | NIU Today

University Libraries plans fall launch of course to boost students’ information literacy skills | NIU Today | Digital Literacy | Scoop.it

Members of the so-called “thumb generation” are known for their skills with digital devices and surfing the Internet.

But research shows college students struggle in the area of “information literacy,” or the ability to locate, understand, evaluate and use informational resources necessary for university-level coursework.


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Everything NO Single Teacher Should EVER Want to Know About EdTech, Digital Literacy and 21st Century LEARNing…

Everything NO Single Teacher Should EVER Want to Know About EdTech, Digital Literacy and 21st Century LEARNing… | Digital Literacy | Scoop.it
8 Now, some of you may have noticed (from my last 3 posts...and mini-dizi) that I have had my "techie" head on of late. But, I have to admit it is the "TEACHer LEARNing techie head" or (as I like t...

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Teach Kids To Be Their Own Internet Filters - KQED (blog)

Teach Kids To Be Their Own Internet Filters - KQED (blog) | Digital Literacy | Scoop.it
Teach Kids To Be Their Own Internet Filters
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Students live in an information-saturated world. Rather than shielding them from the digital world, many agree ...
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NoodleTools : Show Me Information Literacy Modules

NoodleTools : Show Me Information Literacy Modules | Digital Literacy | Scoop.it

"NoodleTools has created easy to use modules for the classroom and home.

Use a Show Me© module to enhance your teaching and guide students in information evaluation. What constitutes credible information? How does source type contribute to relevance, authority and point-of-view? How do I evaluate and cite born-digital images and online sources? All modules incorporate common core concepts."


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Maria Persson's comment, June 12, 2013 11:35 PM
I cannot believe what a brilliant resource this is to aid the learning of students at so many levels! I am very grateful that even the free version is useful. Wish I could afford the full version!
Maria Persson's curator insight, June 12, 2013 11:38 PM

Absolute must resource if you think teaching our students about academic integrity is important - espcially in the wake of the tsunami of information that we are experiencing!  Thanks again Joy Rosario.

Jenna Quarelli-Buck's comment, July 5, 2013 3:02 PM
Fantastic resource!
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Do students need Information Literacy skills when they have Google?

Karl Kingsley, Gillian M Galbraith, Matthew Herring, Eva Stowers, Tanis Stewart, Karla V Kingsley (2011) Why not just Google it? An assessment of information literacy skills in a biomedical science...

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The 5 Resources Framework - The 5 Resources Model of Critical Digital Literacy

The 5 Resources Framework - The 5 Resources Model of Critical Digital Literacy | Digital Literacy | Scoop.it
WP5 output site: curriculum

 

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Quite a comprehensive package of materials for studying and analyzing digital literacy. An excellent contribution to the field.


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flea palmer's curator insight, October 4, 2013 5:26 AM

Developed at the University of Greenwich as part of a JISC funded project, this Model identifies the different skill sets that define 'Digital Literacy'. This site also includes workshop packs.

Nancy Jones's curator insight, October 4, 2013 12:17 PM

Interesting space with pages clarify the resources as well.

LundTechIntegration's curator insight, October 5, 2013 8:28 PM

Great resource for CCSS.  

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NoodleTools : Show Me Information Literacy Modules

NoodleTools : Show Me Information Literacy Modules | Digital Literacy | Scoop.it

"NoodleTools has created easy to use modules for the classroom and home.

Use a Show Me© module to enhance your teaching and guide students in information evaluation. What constitutes credible information? How does source type contribute to relevance, authority and point-of-view? How do I evaluate and cite born-digital images and online sources? All modules incorporate common core concepts."


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Maria Persson's comment, June 12, 2013 11:35 PM
I cannot believe what a brilliant resource this is to aid the learning of students at so many levels! I am very grateful that even the free version is useful. Wish I could afford the full version!
Maria Persson's curator insight, June 12, 2013 11:38 PM

Absolute must resource if you think teaching our students about academic integrity is important - espcially in the wake of the tsunami of information that we are experiencing!  Thanks again Joy Rosario.

Jenna Quarelli-Buck's comment, July 5, 2013 3:02 PM
Fantastic resource!