The Impact of Information Literacy-Related Instruction in the Science Classroom: Clickers Versus Nonclickers

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Richard J. Moniz, Instructor (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Abstract: The goal of information literacy instruction is to enable students to develop skills that they can use for life to facilitate their empowerment through information. Instruction librarians, particularly those teaching Millenials whose need for “hands on” instruction has been widely emphasized, are constantly searching for methodologies that will provide appropriate levels of interactive instruction. Many methods for enhancing the relevance of library instruction have been discussed in the literature. This study, designed and developed by a collaborative team of librarians and science faculty, describes the effects of providing course-integrated, interactive (with clickers) information literacy instruction to undergraduates at a small private nonprofit university in the Southeast.

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College & Undergraduate Libraries, 17(4): 349-364
Language: English
Date: 2012
Academic libraries, clickers, information literacy, science education

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