Information Literacy Instruction that Works: A Guide to Teaching by Discipline and Student Population, 2/e

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Patrick Ragains (Editor)

ISBN-13: 9781555708603

360 pages • 8.5" x 11"
Year Published: 2013


Information literacy and library instruction are at the heart of the academic library's mission. But how do you bring that instruction to an increasingly diverse student body and an increasingly varied spectrum of majors? In this updated, expanded edition, over 20 library instructors share their best practices for reaching out to today's unique users.

Readers will find strategies and techniques for teaching college and university freshmen, community college students, students with disabilities, and those in distance learning programs. You will also find proven approaches to teaching students in the most popular programs of study, including:

  • English Literature
  • Art and Art History
  • Film Studies
  • History
  • Psychology
  • Science
  • Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources
  • Hospitality
  • International Marketing
  • Music
  • Anthropology
  • Engineering

    Three additional chapters guide instructors through teaching legal, government information, and patent searching. Each chapter covers instructional design, lesson planning, library/faculty collaborations, marketing programs, and assessment. Also included are sample lesson plans, presentations, brochures, worksheets, handouts, and evaluation forms.

  • Sku: 9781555708603

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