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Excerpts - Beyond Info Literacy, 10apr08


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Excerpts from a talk given to Catholic High School on 10 Apr 2008.

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Excerpts - Beyond Info Literacy, 10apr08

  1. 1. EXCERPTS: Beyond Information Literacy 10 Apr 2008 Catholic High School Ivan Chew National Library Board, Singapore
  2. 2. Why bother to verify information?
  3. 3. Who suffers when the information is wrong?
  4. 4. Because it’s not about the content creator appearing foolish…
  5. 5. … it’s the USER who pays for the creator’s error.
  6. 6. How to ask smart questions?
  7. 7. READ. THINK. ASK.
  8. 8. Don’t be a Lazy User
  9. 9. Characteristics of a Lazy User • Does not read up/ search before asking • Asks a question today and expects an answer today • Expects others to do the Thinking
  10. 10. Be a Smart Questioner