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The information literacy journey of TUT

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The information literacy journey of TUT

  1. 1. Library and Information Services Information Literacy Training The information literacy journey of TUT: Building academic bridges
  2. 2. Library and Information Services Information Literacy Training
  3. 3. The information literacy journey of TUT:First Year Experience Re-curriculation of Programmes Library and Information Services Information Literacy Training Building Academic Bridges
  4. 4. The information literacy journey of TUT: LIS Orientation Programme Information Literacy Module of TUT101 First Year Experience Re-curriculation of Programmes Library and Information Services Information Literacy Training Building Academic Bridges
  5. 5. The information literacy journey of TUT: LIS Orientation Programme Information Literacy Module of TUT101 First Year Experience Re-curriculation of Programmes Library and Information Services Information Literacy Training Academic principles and practices Building Academic Bridges
  6. 6. Library and Information Services Information Literacy Training Plan DevelopPilot Implement 1 3 2 4 5
  7. 7. Library and Information Services Information Literacy Training Plan Enabling Environment Points-of-Departure Skills Development
  8. 8. Library and Information Services Information Literacy Training Enabling Environment • Constitute project team • Project objectives • Modus operandi • Funding - Teaching Development Grant • Benchmark visits 1
  9. 9. Library and Information Services Information Literacy Training Points-of-Departure • List of all elements used in the conceptualisation of the IL Module of TUT101 • Categorise 1
  10. 10. Library and Information Services Information Literacy Training Skills Development • Funding - 3 cycles of TDG • Matrix • 3 scenarios • Skill types • Skills categories • Competency levels • Identified skills • Prioritization • Skills development interventions 1
  11. 11. Library and Information Services Information Literacy Training Develop Framework Outcomes Content Assessment Instructional Design & myTUTor
  12. 12. Library and Information Services Information Literacy Training Framework Information Literacy Module of TUT1012
  13. 13. Library and Information Services Information Literacy TrainingOutcomes2
  14. 14. Unit Description of unit Outcomes 1.1 Introducing the concept of information literacy (IL) • Define information literacy • Explain why it is important to be information literate Describe the basic competencies of an information literate person • Explain the role of critical thinking in information literacy 1.2 Information sources • Describe the different types of information sources • Explain the characteristics of the different types of information sources • Explain the purpose of information sources Information needs • Identify what information is needed • Identify in which format information is needed • Identify when information is needed Topic analysis & search strategy • Explain why it is important to analyse a topic • Demonstrate how to analyse a topic • Explain what a search strategy is • Explain why it is important to use a search strategy • Demonstrate how to develop a search strategy • Discuss when to use a search strategy Search approaches • Explain the different approaches to search for information • Select the correct approach to locate information
  15. 15. Library and Information Services Information Literacy Training Content • Starting point - outcomes • Lectured units 2
  16. 16. Library and Information Services Information Literacy Training Content • Starting point – outcomes • Lectured units • Self-study units 2
  17. 17. Library and Information Services Information Literacy Training Assessment • Outcomes & content • Matrix 2
  18. 18. Library and Information Services Information Literacy Training Assessment • Outcomes & content • Matrix • Online • Randomness • Examples 2
  19. 19. Library and Information Services Information Literacy Training Instructional Design & myTUTor • Design criteria • Structure • Sequential completion 2
  20. 20. Library and Information Services Information Literacy Training Pilot Scope Period Evaluation
  21. 21. Library and Information Services Information Literacy Training Scope • IL Module (lectured and self-study units, assessments) • All campuses • All Faculties 3
  22. 22. Library and Information Services Information Literacy Training Period • May - September 2016 • Training schedule 3
  23. 23. Library and Information Services Information Literacy Training Evaluation • Surveys • Discussions • myTUTor reports 3
  24. 24. Library and Information Services Information Literacy Training Implementation • TUT101 • 2017? - compulsory module • 2018? - credit bearing module 4
  25. 25. Library and Information Services Information Literacy Training Reflection • Critical success factors • Future • Suggestions 5
  26. 26. Library and Information Services Information Literacy Training Thank you Nelis Botha bothacjs@tut.ac.za

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