Why Information Literacy Matters - in 5 minutes

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Why Information Literacy Matters - in 5 minutes

  1. 1. why does information literacy matter? michelle dalton
  2. 2. “a continuum of skills, behaviours, approaches& values that is so deeply entwined with the uses of information as to be a fundamental element of learning, scholarship& research… J. Secker & E. Coonan, ANCIL, 2011
  3. 3. ..it is the defining characteristic of the discerning scholar, the informed& judiciouscitizen & the autonomous learner” J. Secker & E. Coonan, ANCIL, 2011
  4. 4. In a sample of 2,300 students in the US, 45% demonstrated no significant improvementin critical thinking, complex reasoning & writing upon completion of a four year degree R. Arum & J. Roksa, Academically Adrift, 2010
  5. 5. more effective learning
  6. 6. skills for lifelong learning
  7. 7. greater student engagement
  8. 8. Employability & key transferable skills
  9. 9. learning how to learn thank you
  10. 10. learning how to learn thank you

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