A Guide to Teaching Information Literacy: 101 Practical Tips by Helen Conroy, Jo Webb

By Helen Conroy, Jo Webb

The position of the librarian more and more contains supplying info literacy utilizing a number of educating tools, from providing induction periods to casual one-to-one aid on a day by day foundation. even if this can be more and more famous, many practitioners do not need educating skills and are usually left to fulfil a task for which they suppose ill-equipped. even if they do have educating skills, those are frequently received from mainstream classes that don't regularly correctly handle the supply of data literacy. This ebook is a much-needed sourcebook to help library employees within the supply of data literacy educating, via delivering functional assistance on attempted and confirmed principles and strategies for classes. choked with tricks and counsel grounded in studying thought, it's a useful reference device designed to be dipped into as wanted whilst making plans instructing and coaching. the place appropriate the actions are mapped to types of knowledge literacy, with tips on adapting rules for various degrees and contexts. suggestion is given on actions within the following parts akin to: designing periods; getting ready classes; offering classes; kinds of classes; educating via subject; growing educating / aid fabrics; assessing studying; comparing instructing periods; and, e-learning. This easy-to-use booklet is a useful resource of suggestion for any librarian all in favour of instructing details literacy, whether or not they are new to instructing or skilled yet looking for clean rules.

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5. Support material The following library publications will help you with your assignment: How to Find Journals and Journal Articles How to Undertake a Literature Search and Review The Harvard System of Referencing. uk/Support/guides. 34 ASSESSMENT examples in educational institutions (schools, colleges and universities) where librarians have done all the teaching and designed the assessment but are not allowed to mark the work because they are not academic staff. ➜ further reading Dunn, L. et al.

Prerequisites What do students need to know before this session? resources to be used by student What resources will be used? Will you tell students which resources to use or will they select their own? 2 Continued evaluation How will you evaluate learning? Will this be ongoing throughout the session or presented at the end in the form of a test or quiz? How will you record evidence of achievement? session plan and timetable What will you cover in each phase of the session? g. introduction, development, consolidation, closing.

Read/write learners create opportunities for note-taking and writing on flip charts. — Kinaesthetic learners prefer activity-based learning, opportunities to move around the room or space, and role-play. Although an awareness of learning styles is useful to understanding learners and the learning process, ultimately the only solution to group teaching is to build in a variety of activities. Learners should be encouraged to find their own learning style and develop appropriate studying techniques.

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