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INFORMATION LITERACY: GUIDED
INQUIRY DESIGN
Maeve E. Cunningham

http://ubiquitousthoughts.files.wordpress.com/2006/10/inf...
Many students think this is an okay thing to do because
they don’t know better!
WHAT IS GUIDED INQUIRY DESIGN?
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By Carol C. Kuhlthau & Leslie K. Maniotes

“Prepares today’s learners for an uncertai...
SIX CS OF GUIDED INQUIRY
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Collaborate
Converse
Continue
Choose
Chart
Compose

All of these applied
together...
GUIDED INQUIRY PROCESS

Image by:

http://darkarchive.wordpress.com/tag/guided-inquiry/
WHY IS GUIDED INQUIRY IMPORTANT?
GUIDED INQUIRY

“Administrators who realize
that the ability to evaluate
and use information from a
variety of sources is ...
WHY IS GUIDED INQUIRY ESSENTIAL?
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Betters student’s research skills, applies outsideclassroom knowledge, consider other’...
THROUGH HIGH SCHOOL
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Freshmen
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Sophomore
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Being to understand it after practice and implementation

Junior
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...
WHAT CAN I DO?
…as a teacher, parent, community member…
WHAT CAN YOU DO FOR YOUR STUDENT?
Help establish a safe environment for students to
learn
 Consider all ideas carefully
...
WHAT DO STUDENTS NEED?
High quality resources
 A variety of resources (databases, books,
newspapers, etc.)
 Community re...
EXAMPLES
Going to the museum
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Students are able
participate in fieldwork
by working with experts
and museum artifacts

G...
IS ALL THE WORK WORTH THE
OUTCOME?
YES!!!
WHY IS IT WORTH IT?
Students will develop skills they can take through
their education to their career
 Students will bec...
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THE END
Presented by Maeve E. Cunningham
Kuhlthau, C. , Maniotes, L. K. &
Caspari, A. K. (2007). Guided inquiry:
Learning in the 21st century. Westport,
CT: Librar...
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  1. 1. INFORMATION LITERACY: GUIDED INQUIRY DESIGN Maeve E. Cunningham http://ubiquitousthoughts.files.wordpress.com/2006/10/infolit.jpg
  2. 2. Many students think this is an okay thing to do because they don’t know better!
  3. 3. WHAT IS GUIDED INQUIRY DESIGN?   By Carol C. Kuhlthau & Leslie K. Maniotes “Prepares today’s learners for an uncertain future by providing the education that enables them to make meaning from myriad sources of information in a rapidly evolving world.”
  4. 4. SIX CS OF GUIDED INQUIRY        Collaborate Converse Continue Choose Chart Compose All of these applied together will enhance the student’s ability in the inquiry process
  5. 5. GUIDED INQUIRY PROCESS Image by: http://darkarchive.wordpress.com/tag/guided-inquiry/
  6. 6. WHY IS GUIDED INQUIRY IMPORTANT?
  7. 7. GUIDED INQUIRY “Administrators who realize that the ability to evaluate and use information from a variety of sources is a necessary life skill for students to understand that the library is essential in the information age of school.” This realization is important for all individuals in the student’s life.
  8. 8. WHY IS GUIDED INQUIRY ESSENTIAL?  Betters student’s research skills, applies outsideclassroom knowledge, consider other’s ideas, etc.  Teaches students to think outside the box.  All of the skills learned can assist the student in higher education & their career.
  9. 9. THROUGH HIGH SCHOOL  Freshmen   Sophomore   Being to understand it after practice and implementation Junior    See guided inquiry as a requirement Have a sense of ownership Think guided inquiry is a life skill Senior Have the confidence to implement guided inquiry singularly  See guided inquiry as an integral skill 
  10. 10. WHAT CAN I DO? …as a teacher, parent, community member…
  11. 11. WHAT CAN YOU DO FOR YOUR STUDENT? Help establish a safe environment for students to learn  Consider all ideas carefully  Accept different points of views  Bring outside experiences to learning environment 
  12. 12. WHAT DO STUDENTS NEED? High quality resources  A variety of resources (databases, books, newspapers, etc.)  Community resources: museums, government buildings, businesses, etc. 
  13. 13. EXAMPLES Going to the museum  Students are able participate in fieldwork by working with experts and museum artifacts Going to a business building Students can interview employees in a field they may be interested in pursuing a career in  Learn from first hand experiences 
  14. 14. IS ALL THE WORK WORTH THE OUTCOME?
  15. 15. YES!!!
  16. 16. WHY IS IT WORTH IT? Students will develop skills they can take through their education to their career  Students will become more creative  They will be able to utilize and understand different outlets for information  Students will know WHERE and HOW to get the information they need  The evaluation process of guided inquiry teaches to students to process what is appropriate and what is not 
  17. 17. HTTP://WWW.SMITHSONIANMAG.COM/SPECIALSECTIONS/40TH-ANNIVERSARY/VINTON-CERF-ONWHERE-THE-INTERNET-WILL-TAKE-US.HTML?C=Y&PAGE=1 “The problem is—and this is true of books and every other medium—we don’t know whether the information we find [on the Web] is accurate or not…So we have to teach people how to assess what they’ve found. That’s a skill…which is important no matter what the medium. It’s just more dramatic in the World Wide Web, where there’s so much juxtaposition of the good stuff and not-so-good stuff and flat-out-wrong stuff or deliberate misinformation or plain ignorance. ”  Vinton Cerf
  18. 18. THE END Presented by Maeve E. Cunningham
  19. 19. Kuhlthau, C. , Maniotes, L. K. & Caspari, A. K. (2007). Guided inquiry: Learning in the 21st century. Westport, CT: Libraries Unlimited BIBLIOGRAPHY 
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