White - Preparing secondary students for tertiary study through embedded information literacy skills – tertiary prep unit
Tertiary Prep Unit Tertiary Prep Unit Senga White James Hargest CollegeLILAC Conference, Glasgow 12 April 2012
Information Literacy @ JHC Year 7 – 13 programme designed to build on IL skills of students progressively through each year level
Why?oBridging the gap between secondary and tertiary educationoOffering extension for motivated senior studentsoIncreasing the profile of the library within the schooloClosest University almost 3 hours awayhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/vijayvenkatesh/3508542772/sizes/z/in/set‐72157603525685486/
MISSION STATEMENT James Hargest College fosters all round development and the pursuit of excellence in a stimulating and supportive environment so that our students are equipped to create the best possible future for themselves and their world.
Extract from James Hargest College Vision:To fulfil the vision of the New Zealand Curriculum by the development of confident, connected, actively involved lifelong learners in a way that reflects the expectations and needs of the Hargest community. Our strong achievement focus is of prime importance, with sights set firmly on the pursuit of excellence and best performance by all.
So far ……..Overall IL Programme at JHCTertiary Prep Unit – work began in 2010Trialled with Year 13 studentsTertiary Prep Website http://www.flickr.com/photos/36844288@N00/4575507595/sizes/z/in/photostream/
Barriers:Time …. Time …. Time…. And Timinghttp://www.flickr.com/photos/dromahaire/2664501692/sizes/z/in/photostream/
Session 1: What’s it all about!!?oWhy are we here?oThe Information SocietyoWhat does researching online mean?http://www.flickr.com/photos/verbeeldingskr8/3638834128/sizes/z/in/photostream/
Session 3: Note‐taking & Study Skills Cornell Note Taking Method Mind Mapping P.A.S.S Study Groups Studying for Examshttp://www.flickr.com/photos/flatcat/3555774083/sizes/z/in/photostream/
Session 4: Bibliographies & Reference Lists Why? How to create Using them In‐text citation Online optionshttp://www.flickr.com/photos/8268197@N02/2836548116/sizes/z/in/photostream/
Session 5: Academic LibrariesWhat’s different?…….. And what’s the same?How to use oneThings to rememberhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/velaia/2333122078/sizes/z/in/photostream/
Session 6: Field TripVisit to the Southland Campus of the University of Otago Education Campus LibraryHow to use a tertiary library cataloguehttp://www.flickr.com/photos/wheatfields/515035648/sizes/z/in/photostream/
2012Year 12 study periodTwo options for Year 13 studentshttp://www.flickr.com/photos/lutherankorean/2694858251/sizes/z/in/photostream/
Next Steps: Make programme sustainable Develop online resources Create IL mentors Evaluate programme Survey students beyond Hargesthttp://www.flickr.com/photos/tomo908us/4355587247/sizes/z/in/photostream/