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Evaluation of a web-based information literacy course through focus groups.
Ingrid Anima Jung
Thesis (M.Sc.) - University of Central England in Birmingham, 2002.
|Contributions||University of Central England in Birmingham.|
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information literacy is often talked about on college campuses in terms of doing library research for papers and annotated bibliographies and other sorts of classroom assignments, we use and need information in every aspect of our lives. Think about all of the informal research we do each day. We look up movie and book reviews, how-to videos. by a book, a Google search, or peers. Recognizing the multifaceted information needs of our students, the JCKL Information Literacy Committee developed the information literacy course focused on lower level undergradu - ates (freshman, sophomores) and designed around three modules: personal, professional and academic roles.
Students will be the expert in a particular web evaluation area (author, purpose, or content) for their home groups. Students teach members of their home groups about their area of expertise based on what they have learned from reading a web evaluation handout. With members of their home groups, students then evaluate a website. Are Focus Groups Really Obsolete? Or Just One Tool out of Many?. This bibliography is a sample of the existing printed literature -- eighty citations published between and The themes, in this list, include acquisitions, collection development, marketing, information literacy, use, and user studies, customer satisfaction, etc., in public, academic, special (i.e., scientific, health.
Focus Education provides education resources, inset consultancy and CPD courses for teachers and school leaders. We provide support for primary schools, academies, and early years' settings in the UK and overseas. Focus Education is a family run company based in the North of England celebrating our 25th anniversary. The web-based user education provides a high degree of interactivity and flexibility to the users. Web guides and teaching tools are found everywhere on the Web because they are easily updated, accessed, and printed on demand. The library web sites can use web-based user education for imparting training to users in teaching the.
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ELearning focus groups are collections of individuals who represent your main learner body and need to be actively involved in your course evaluation. Often, however, we select individuals who are able to comment on only a few aspects of the eLearning course: they provide invaluable feedback on the course aesthetics, but may not have much to.
This tutorial intents to comprehensively enlighten our academic library administration team about the most suitable methods of Information Literacy Training (ILT) evaluation based on a proficient bibliographic research, aiming to support our approach to ILT assessment, and to be complaint to the ACRL’s Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education () given that it is.
Evaluation of an Information Literacy Course: Insights and Perspectives We felt the need for additional research by conducting two focus group discussions with students and faculty members to investigate the benefits students gained and the obstacles they encountered while taking this course.
In addition, this additional probe examined the Cited by: 2. Method: Two validated health information evaluation tools, the Suitability Assessment of Materials and DISCERN, and a focus group were used to assess credibility, user orientation and effectiveness.
The qualitative information from the focus group session was used to augment the quantitative data, in an attempt to gain additional insights about the readability of library content. According to the FK scores, most of the information literacy content analyzed in this study ranged between the sixth–ninth grade by: 7.
In book: Information literacy education for tertiary institutions, Chapter: 1, Publisher: Zeh Communications, pp of evaluation of both the course content and course lecturers in order to.
The Information Literacy User's Guide is based on two current models in information literacy: The version of The Seven Pillars Model, developed by the Society of College, National and University Libraries in the United Kingdom and the conception of information literacy as a metaliteracy, a model developed by one of this book's authors in.
Viewing information as a tool to prove a point or support an argument is a useful starting point for evaluation. Don’t assume that one format of information is better than others. All kinds of information should be evaluated carefully, including books, articles and web sites.
Evaluation is an art, not a science. Utilizing Focus Groups to Evaluate an Information Literacy Program in a General Biology Course. Spievak and Hayes-Bohanan. Just Enough of a Good Thing: Indications of Long Term Efficacy in One-Shot Library Instruction.
Squibb and Mikkelsen. Assessing the Value of Course Embedded Information Literacy on Student Learning and Achievement. Focus Group Questions to Engage Your Group.
As the project manager and facilitator of a focus group, your job is to fully engage the members to get their honest feedback. For people to be engaged they first need to feel relaxed and comfortable in their surroundings. When respondents are relaxed, they will open up and talk more.
Evaluation of Information Literacy Programmes in Higher Education: Strategies and Tools Abstract On the basis of transformations occurring in the educational model as a consequence of the shift from “producing” to “generating” knowledge, the impact of the digital divide threat, and the rise in “corporate social responsibility”.
A comprehensive database of more than 27 information literacy quizzes online, test your knowledge with information literacy quiz questions.
Our online information literacy trivia quizzes can be adapted to suit your requirements for taking some of the top information literacy quizzes. Continuously improve the Information Skills Program through ongoing assessment and refinement. Develop the skills, knowledge, and attitudes required to find, evaluate, and use information Conduct focus group discussions with students to find out: Offer information literacy training & resources specific for disciplines.
Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education (Framework) grows out of a belief that information literacy as an educational reform movement will realize its potential only through a richer, more complex set of core ideas.
During the fifteen years since the publication of the Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher. Annemaree Lloyd, in Information Literacy Landscapes, Coupling. As a central activity of information literacy practice, coupling is the process by which information from the textual sites, from bodily experience of authentic practice and from the socially nuanced site are drawn together and render the member ‘in place’ within the intersubjective space.
Information Literacy/Library Instruction Workshops, a.k.a. “one-shots”; 2. LSC, the Library Sciences information literacy one-credit course that was taught online, in a traditional classroom and as a hybrid course; 3.
Embedded librarian classes, in which librarians were embedded into ENG/ classes for three-four. The Information Literacy User’s Guide is based on two current models in information literacy: The version of The Seven Pillars Model, developed by the Society of College, National and University Libraries in the United Kingdom and the conception of information literacy as a metaliteracy, a model developed by one of this book’s authors.
The International Guidelines on Information Literacy have been compiled by the Information Literacy Section (InfoLit) of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) with the aim of providing a pragmatic framework for those professionals who need or are interested in starting an information literacy program.
The Importance Of Information Literacy Words | 4 Pages. Information Literacy encompasses knowledge of one’s information concerns and needs, and the ability to identify, locate, evaluate, organize and effectively create, use and communicate information to address issues or problems at hand; it is a prerequisite for participating effectively in the Information Society, and is part of the.
HEALTHY process evaluation. Design of the process evaluation followed the steps and principles delineated by Steckler and Linnan 2 and summarized briefly by Saunders et al.
5 The first step was the finalization of a clear description of the intervention itself, together with the specification of what constituted complete and acceptable program delivery.
Next, the Process Evaluation Committee. Also referred to as "Information Competency" or "Information Fluency" From the ALA Presidential Committee on Information Literacy: Final Report, released Janu "To be information literate, a person must be able to recognize when information is needed and have the ability to locate, evaluate, and use effectively the needed information.This paper presents the research process and methods used to evaluate and improve a web-based health information resource intended for the public.
The resource is called Community Connect to Research (CC2R) (). The research process was an iterative one that involved collaboration with many partners. Morgan recommends the use of content and ethnographic analytic techniques to analyse data from a focus group discussion since it affords the researcher an opportunity to obtain both qualitative and quantitative information through a “three‐element coding framework” leading to mixed content analysis (Morgan, ).
The “three coding.