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  • 1. InformationFluencyWhat is it, and why is itimportant?
  • 2. Information FluencyOnce upon a time…before the Internet,students couldeasily access credibleinformationusing tools andresources at theirschool or local library. © 2013 Microsoft Corporation
  • 3. Information FluencyFinding credible sourceswas as simple as findinga book, researching anauthor’s credentials andbackground, andchecking the publisher’shistory.Times have changed…
  • 4. Information FluencyThe Internet has foreverchanged how studentsfind, gather, evaluate,and utilize information.But… not everything onthe Internet is true, orcredible. Anyone withaccess to the internetcan post and publish onthe web.
  • 5. Information FluencyInformation fluencyteaches students to Everything on me Is true!!!!!! All websitesnavigate this ever- Are equal! Pay nochanging sea of attention to that man behind the curtain.information.They cannot learn thison their own. They needa guide—the instructor.
  • 6. Information FluencyStudents grow uputilizing technology in allareas of their lives.They expect and cravetechnology integrationin their learningexperiences.
  • 7. Information FluencyWhile students can usetechnology, they oftendon’t know how to filterthrough all of theinformation to find whatthey need. © 2013 Microsoft Corporation -Project Information Literacy Progress Report: “Truth Be Told” (November 1, 2010) by Head and Eisenbergruth
  • 8. Information FluencyStudents need continualopportunities andguidance to:1. Evaluate and select information sources and digital tools © 2013 Microsoft Corporation based on the appropriateness to specific tasks.
  • 9. Information Fluency2. Locate, organize, analyze, evaluate, and synthesize information from a variety of sources and media. © 2013 Microsoft Corporation
  • 10. Information Fluency3. Apply digital tools to gather, evaluate, and use information. -ISTE NETS for Students © 2013 Microsoft Corporation
  • 11. Information FluencyThis website aims toeducate instructorson how to teachthese elements ofinformation fluencyin their classrooms toenable students tobecome lifelonglearners.
  • 12. Information Fluency BibliographyPresentation created in Microsoft PowerPoint 2010.Images retrieved from Microsoft Office on 15 March2013 at http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/images/?CTT=97 • Photograph of stacks of books • Metaphor of person being confused by business documents • A pirate treasure map • Man wearing a tool belt