b. What is information literacy for your learners?
c. What do your learners already know and how can you find out?
1 a: Information Literacy for Library Staff Map Learning to Competencies
Competence is the ability to perform a set of tasks successfully or efficiently to a required standard of performance , based on behaviors , skills and underlying knowledge
1 a: Information Literacy for Library Staff Map Learning to Competencies Competency Group: Basic Information Seeking Skills
Answer basic enquiries about organization’s collection, services, use, facilities and procedures
Search catalogue and other basic finding tools
Refer to other people, organizations
Provide appropriate response, follow-up and closure to users
SKILLS and KNOWLEDGE
Read, write, speak, listen at proficient level
Use computer and internet
Understand bibliographic and database records
Know when to use OPAC, database or internet and why
Know how to search common databases
WDA Scheme 2008
1 c: What Do Your Learners Already Know? Percent Rating Themselves Proficient or Expert 23 70 Number 4.2 24.3 Research 56.5 78.6 Internet 16.7 38.6 Databases 26.1 37.7 E-Journals 30.4 48.6 Catalog Chinese Non-Chinese Skill Category
Library Skills Workshop for MSc Applied Economics Programme Overall, how would you rate this session? Excellent Good Average Poor Please indicate to what extent you agree or disagree with the statement: Strongly Strongly Agree Agree Neutral Disagree Disagree The pace of the session was just right 15% 25% 5% 40% 5% I am interested in attending library training session in the future ____ Yes ___No
If yes, are the slides readable on screen or in a handout?
When do you distribute your course materials?
Can you post your training materials on a website?
Have you created worksheets?
Have you provided contact information?
Case Study Introduction I am doing research for an article on ERP Among other things I am looking at its impact on traffic flow and pollution. I also need to know what cities are using it and where the money goes. If possible, I would like information from books. journal articles, news articles, reports from the web and opinions
Activity Worksheet What Do I know about the topic? General Knowledge? Domain Knowledge? What are the keywords and synonyms? Information Sources: What Do I have access to? Who can I seek help from? Search Strings: What am I going to enter in the Search Tool? Do I use Boolean, Phrase, Field, File type or other techniques? Write your search Sentence here
On being a good searcher…”It’s like a detective puzzle..” The need Trying to find answers to questions such as… The target audience If you are curious and want to learn sustainable skills to search efficiently and effectively regardless of the tools you use…
Write about and share teachings and learning with others
Keep up to date with trends and developments
DO NOT FOCUS ON WHAT CANNOT BE DONE
SEE WHERE YOU HAVE CONTROL
Beyond the Educational System Enhancing China’s Competitiveness Through Life Long Learning C J Dahlman, etc. Sept 17, 2007 http://siteresources.worldbank.org/CHINAEXTN/Resources/318949-1121421890573/Lifelong.pdf
Are young people, the ‘Google generation’, searching for and researching content in new ways and whether this is likely to shape their future behavior as mature researchers?
Whether or not new ways of researching content will prove to be any different from the ways that existing researchers and scholars carry out their work?
To inform and stimulate discussion about the future of libraries in the internet era
Information Behaviour of the researcher of the future, 11 January 2008 University College of London, (2008, January, 8). A Ciber Briefing Paper. Retrieved May 25, 2008, from Information behaviour of the reseacher of the future Web site: http://www.jisc.ac.uk/media/documents/programmes/reppres/gg_final_keynote_11012008.pdf