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How can reading lists beeffective informationliteracy tools?         Victoria Farmer, Robert Gordon University         Col...
LIVE PRESENTATION ON YOUTUBE!                    You’ve seen the slides,                     now watch the video!         ...
Content of symposium• Presentation  – Propose the concept that reading lists can    develop and enhance information litera...
Reading lists and skills development• Reading lists have a variety of purposes.• The most well known and widely acknowledg...
CILIP information literacy definition and skills  Information literacy is knowing when and why youneed information, where ...
CILIP information literacy definition and skills  Information literacy is knowing when and why youneed information, where ...
CILIP information literacy definition and skills  Information literacy is knowing when and why youneed information, where ...
Where is the connection?
Where is the connection?                              All    A need for information    The resources available    How to f...
Where is the connection?                                         All       A need for information       The resources avai...
Where is the connection?                                            All        A need for information        The resources...
How is this done?IMPLICIT      EXPLICIT
How is this done?IMPLICITEXPLICIT
How is this done?            • list helps develop information literacyIMPLICIT      skills even though it is not designed ...
How is this done?            • list helps develop information literacyIMPLICIT      skills even though it is not designed ...
How is this done?            • list helps develop information literacyIMPLICIT      skills even though it is not designed ...
How is this done?            • list helps develop information literacyIMPLICIT      skills even though it is not designed ...
Different types and levels of lists        Many different types &      levels of lists with different      features - ALL ...
Different types and levels of lists              Variety of resources                 Structured                          ...
Discussion
Discussion1             What makes a good list?        How do these qualities contribute to    information literacy and in...
Discussion1             What makes a good list?        How do these qualities contribute to    information literacy and in...
RESULTSA separate set of slides have been provided which collate   the post-it notes whichresulted from this discussion   ...
THANK YOU!!!• Ian Corns, Talis Education Limited  ijc@talis.com• Victoria Farmer, Robert Gordon University  v.g.farmer@rgu...
Farmer, MacLean & Corns (1) - How can reading lists be effective information literacy tools?
Farmer, MacLean & Corns (1) - How can reading lists be effective information literacy tools?
Farmer, MacLean & Corns (1) - How can reading lists be effective information literacy tools?
Farmer, MacLean & Corns (1) - How can reading lists be effective information literacy tools?
Farmer, MacLean & Corns (1) - How can reading lists be effective information literacy tools?
Farmer, MacLean & Corns (1) - How can reading lists be effective information literacy tools?
Farmer, MacLean & Corns (1) - How can reading lists be effective information literacy tools?
Farmer, MacLean & Corns (1) - How can reading lists be effective information literacy tools?
Farmer, MacLean & Corns (1) - How can reading lists be effective information literacy tools?
Farmer, MacLean & Corns (1) - How can reading lists be effective information literacy tools?
Farmer, MacLean & Corns (1) - How can reading lists be effective information literacy tools?
Farmer, MacLean & Corns (1) - How can reading lists be effective information literacy tools?
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Farmer, MacLean & Corns (1) - How can reading lists be effective information literacy tools?

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Farmer, MacLean & Corns (1) - How can reading lists be effective information literacy tools?

  1. 1. How can reading lists beeffective informationliteracy tools? Victoria Farmer, Robert Gordon University Colin MacLean, Robert Gordon University Ian Corns, Talis Education Limited
  2. 2. LIVE PRESENTATION ON YOUTUBE! You’ve seen the slides, now watch the video! Available now on YouTube Home: http://www.youtube.com/talisaspire Direct: http://youtu.be/oR3E_cDaVR4 2
  3. 3. Content of symposium• Presentation – Propose the concept that reading lists can develop and enhance information literacy skills• Discussion – Split into groups to discuss themes from the presentation• Feedback from groups• Conclusions
  4. 4. Reading lists and skills development• Reading lists have a variety of purposes.• The most well known and widely acknowledged is to provide subject knowledge.• However they also can help with skills development such as: – Critical reading – Independent learning• We contend that reading lists can play a critical role in developing information literacy skills.
  5. 5. CILIP information literacy definition and skills Information literacy is knowing when and why youneed information, where to find it and how to evaluate, use and communicate it in an ethical manner. CILIP, (2011). Information literacy: the skills. (online). London: CILIP. http://www.cilip.org.uk/get-involved/advocacy/information-literacy/pages/skills.aspx
  6. 6. CILIP information literacy definition and skills Information literacy is knowing when and why youneed information, where to find it and how to evaluate, use and communicate it in an ethical manner. CILIP, (2011). Information literacy: the skills. (online). London: CILIP. http://www.cilip.org.uk/get-involved/advocacy/information-literacy/pages/skills.aspx
  7. 7. CILIP information literacy definition and skills Information literacy is knowing when and why youneed information, where to find it and how to evaluate, use and communicate it in an ethical manner. A need for information How to work with or exploit results The resources available Ethics and responsibility of use How to find information How to communicate/share your findings The need to evaluate results How to manage your findings CILIP, (2011). Information literacy: the skills. (online). London: CILIP. http://www.cilip.org.uk/get-involved/advocacy/information-literacy/pages/skills.aspx
  8. 8. Where is the connection?
  9. 9. Where is the connection? All A need for information The resources available How to find information
  10. 10. Where is the connection? All A need for information The resources available How to find information Some The need to evaluate results How to work with or exploit results
  11. 11. Where is the connection? All A need for information The resources available How to find information Some The need to evaluate results How to work with or exploit results Few Ethics and responsibility of useHow to communicate or share your findings How to manage your findings
  12. 12. How is this done?IMPLICIT EXPLICIT
  13. 13. How is this done?IMPLICITEXPLICIT
  14. 14. How is this done? • list helps develop information literacyIMPLICIT skills even though it is not designed to achieve thisEXPLICIT
  15. 15. How is this done? • list helps develop information literacyIMPLICIT skills even though it is not designed to achieve thisEXPLICIT 1 2
  16. 16. How is this done? • list helps develop information literacyIMPLICIT skills even though it is not designed to achieve thisEXPLICIT 1• list primarily used for learning purposes but exhibits deliberate design to enhance information literacy skills 2
  17. 17. How is this done? • list helps develop information literacyIMPLICIT skills even though it is not designed to achieve thisEXPLICIT 1• list primarily used for learning purposes but exhibits deliberate design to enhance information literacy skills 2• list designed solely to teach information literacy skills
  18. 18. Different types and levels of lists Many different types & levels of lists with different features - ALL can promote information literacy.
  19. 19. Different types and levels of lists Variety of resources Structured format Introductory Research-centric E-CentricOpen/ Many different types &Closed levels of lists with different Formal/ Informal features - ALL can promote information literacy. Task based Broad aim Contextualised Defined reading Advanced Book based
  20. 20. Discussion
  21. 21. Discussion1 What makes a good list? How do these qualities contribute to information literacy and information literacy skills development?
  22. 22. Discussion1 What makes a good list? How do these qualities contribute to information literacy and information literacy skills development?2 How can we support academics to engage more fully with reading list development and incorporate features that develop information literacy skills in to their lists?
  23. 23. RESULTSA separate set of slides have been provided which collate the post-it notes whichresulted from this discussion 19
  24. 24. THANK YOU!!!• Ian Corns, Talis Education Limited ijc@talis.com• Victoria Farmer, Robert Gordon University v.g.farmer@rgu.ac.uk• Colin MacLean, Robert Gordon University C.maclean@rgu.ac.uk

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