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Teach Information Literacy & Critical Thinking

Teach Information Literacy & Critical Thinking

Collection of materials, links and guidance to help librarians and instructors incorporate information literacy instruction into their curricula and assignments. Many pages in this site are arranged in 4 sequential categories: Problem, Exected Learning Outcomes, Methods, and Assessment. (Note: A basic definition of "information literacy"= The ability to identify, locate, evaluate and use information effectively and ethically or responsibly.)...

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Amanda Hovious
Amanda Hovious (Student)
6 years ago

For reusability as an OER resource, it is recommended that the materials be broken up into individual topic units before being added to the repository. It is also recommended that a standard lesson plan format like UbD be used in displaying information for each topic. Consider the technical aspects of reproducibility, accessibility, and adaptability of the lessons when choosing a platform.

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