Academic Information Specialist in the 21st Century
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Academic Librarians have a vital role to play in teaching &learning which requires them to keep abreast of ICT trendts and developments.
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Infographics for Librarians, Educators, and Other Cool Geeks

Infographics for Librarians, Educators, and Other Cool Geeks | Academic Information Specialist in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Infographics: Links to blogs, creation tools, and cool infographs.
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Using Learning Styles in Information Literacy: Critical Considerations for Librarians

Using Learning Styles in Information Literacy: Critical Considerations for Librarians | Academic Information Specialist in the 21st Century | Scoop.it

Librarians need to master different learning styles in order to be able assist student in higher education.  Information literacy is one skill that librarians are expected presents to college students. Librarians are using learning styles as a tool to engage students and enhance their teaching. However, a review of the literature reveals that learning styles theory is complex and problematic. It is important to base our practice on sound pedagogy. This critical examination of learning styles explores the issues surrounding them and what they can offer to information

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http://www.govtech.com/education/Smartphones-Replacing-Library-Cards.html

Smartphones replacing Library Cards.

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Is the Digital Divide Still Talking About Access or Digital Literacy?

Is the Digital Divide Still Talking About Access or Digital Literacy? | Academic Information Specialist in the 21st Century | Scoop.it

The term “digital divide” began surrounding the issue of access to technology resources. The digital divide was considered to be the gap between the people. In actual fact it is the gap between people whom have access to ICT and those who have not. Digital literacy means the ability to  locate, organize, understand, evaluate, and analyze information using digital technology. It involves a working knowledge of current high-technology, and an understanding of how it can be used.

 

 

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MediaShift . Is Digital Education a Luxury for At-Risk Youth? | PBS

MediaShift . Is Digital Education a Luxury for At-Risk Youth? | PBS | Academic Information Specialist in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
RT @mediatwit: "We need to build a more compelling narrative that digital literacy is no longer a luxury but a necessity" http://to.pbs.org/mUcs26...
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Copyright, Plagiarism, and Digital Literacy (by Sue Lyon-Jones) – Teaching Village

Copyright, Plagiarism, and Digital Literacy (by Sue Lyon-Jones) – Teaching Village | Academic Information Specialist in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
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Web 2.0 tools and applications: 1100+ Web2 apps listed, annotated

Web 2.0 tools and applications: 1100+ Web2 apps listed, annotated | Academic Information Specialist in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Over 1100 Web 2.0 tools, apps and resources listed and annotated. Emphasis on Web 2 for librarians and libraries.
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Amazon.co.jp: Literacy in the Information Age: Inquiries into Meaning Making With New Technologies: Bertram C. Bruce, International Reading Association: 洋書

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CILIP CSG Information Literacy Group | LinkedIn

CILIP CSG Information Literacy Group | LinkedIn | Academic Information Specialist in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
The CILIP CSG Information Literacy group aims to provide a forum across all sectors of the profession, which encourages debate and allows the exchange of knowledge in all aspects...
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