Write all the technologies that people mention onto the board – add any missing: Moodle PRS Lecture Capture Powerpoint Discussion forums Email Audio feedback Video Social networking Web 2.0 tools – blogs, twitter, etc. Wikis Online assessment Skype Video conferencing / Wimba classroom
Researching information literacy: theory and practice Dr Jane Secker LSE Centre for Learning Technology Department of Information Studies, University of Sheffield: 19th May 2011
Information literacy empowers people in all walks of life to seek, evaluate, use and create information effectively to achieve their personal, social, occupational and educational goals. It is a basic human right in a digital world and promotes social inclusion in all nations.
UNESCO (2005) Alexandria Proclamation
“… Information literacy is knowing when and why you need information, where to find it, and how to evaluate, use and communicate it in an ethical manner.
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