Come to understand the different needs and learning styles of those searching for information. Build a critical mind that will allow you to weigh-up literacy programs. Learn how to encourage information literacy in specific groups.
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- 31 May 2021
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- discuss the role of information services in user education, information literacy and lifelong learning
- identify appropriate user education activities for information services
- apply principles of teaching and learning to develop user education activities
- describe the influence of learning styles on the delivery of user education activities
- appraise the role of technology in the development and delivery of user education activities.
- Students will be provided with a list of topics in the Unit Outline
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The role of information services in user education, information literacy and lifelong learning. Standards and tools to guide and measure information literacy programs. The role of information technology in information literacy and user education. User education activities for individuals and groups. Learning styles and education theory. Planning, management and promotion of user education programs. Evaluation of user education programs.
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- Online discussions (15%)
- Essay (35%)
- Project (50%)
Current study term: 30 May 21 to 29 Aug 21
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