Subject details

At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

  1. discuss the role of information services in user education, information literacy and lifelong learning
  2. identify appropriate user education activities for information services
  3. apply principles of teaching and learning to develop user education activities
  4. describe the influence of learning styles on the delivery of user education activities
  5. appraise the role of technology in the development and delivery of user education activities.
  • Topics
    • Students will be provided with a list of topics in the Unit Outline
  • Study resources
    • Instructional Methods
      • Disscusion forum/Discussion Board
      • Podcasting/Leacture capture
      • Standard Media
      • Web links

Entry Requirements

You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:

Special requirements

No special requirements

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.

Please Note:  If it’s your first time studying a Curtin University subject you’ll need to complete their compulsory ‘Academic Integrity Program’. It only takes two hours to complete online, and provides you with vital information about studying with Curtin University. The Academic Integrity Program is compulsory, so if it’s not completed your subject grades will be withheld.

Find out more about the Academic Integrity module.

  • Assignment 1 - Online discussions (25%)
  • Assignment 2 - Investigation (35%)
  • Assignment 3 - Project (40%)

Textbooks are subject to change within the academic year. Students are advised to purchase their books no earlier than one to two months before the start of a subject

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