InfosmART: delivering Information Skills to Arts Researchers

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InfosmART: delivering information skills to arts researchers. Part of the Digital literacy in an e-world 2008: the 8th Annual E-Books Conference which took place Thu 30 Oct 2008, delivered by Duncan Chappell, Glasgow School of Art.

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  • InfosmART: delivering Information Skills to Arts Researchers

    1. 1. InfosmART: Delivering Information Skills to Arts Researchers Duncan Chappell Fine Art and Design Librarian Glasgow School of Art
    2. 2. Introducing InfosmART <ul><li>A portfolio of online interactive modules in information and research skills for the GSA learning, teaching and research communities. </li></ul><ul><li>Instructs learners in how to develop and improve their individual research and information handling skills through an easy-to-follow 4-step programme. </li></ul>
    3. 3. Why InfosmART? <ul><li>Unique nature of art and design students </li></ul><ul><li>Non-traditional backgrounds </li></ul><ul><li>Employment demands </li></ul><ul><li>Enhancement to GSA research infrastructure </li></ul><ul><li>Cross-transferable skills </li></ul>
    4. 4. Acquiring Funding
    5. 5. Learning Outcomes QAA Subject Benchmark for HE: Art and Design SQA National Unit: Information Literacy 7 Pillars of Information Literacy National Information Literacy Framework for Scotland
    6. 6. Learning Outcomes
    7. 7. The InfosmART Approach <ul><li>Modular </li></ul><ul><li>Self-directed learning </li></ul><ul><li>Interactive </li></ul><ul><li>Directed at all levels of study </li></ul><ul><li>Hosted on VLE </li></ul>
    8. 8. The InfosmART Approach
    9. 9. The InfosmART Approach
    10. 12. The 4-Step Programme <ul><li>Define </li></ul><ul><li>Find </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluate </li></ul><ul><li>Cite </li></ul>
    11. 13. Module 1: Define
    12. 14. Module 1: Define
    13. 15. Module 1: Define
    14. 16. Module 1: Define
    15. 17. Module 2: Find
    16. 18. Module 2: Find
    17. 19. Module 2: Find
    18. 20. Module 3: Evaluate
    19. 21. Module 3: Evaluate
    20. 22. Module 4: Cite
    21. 23. Module 4: Cite
    22. 24. Future Development <ul><li>Copyright </li></ul><ul><li>Research Methodologies </li></ul><ul><li>Current Awareness </li></ul>
    23. 25. Thank You Duncan Chappell Fine Art and Design Librarian Glasgow School of Art d.chappell@gsa.ac.uk

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