IMPACT Learning: Librarians at the Forefront of Change in Higher Education (Chandos Information Professional Series)

IMPACT Learning: Librarians at the Forefront of Change in Higher Education (Chandos Information Professional Series)

By: Clarence Maybee (author)Paperback

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IMPACT Learning: Librarians at the Forefront of Change in Higher Education describes how academic libraries can enable the success of higher education students by creating or partnering with teaching and learning initiatives that support meaningful learning through engagement with information. Since the 1970s, the academic library community has been advocating and developing programming for information literacy. This book discusses existing models, extracting lessons from Purdue University Libraries' partnership with other units to create a campus-wide course development program, Instruction Matters: Purdue Academic Course Transformation (IMPACT), which provides academic libraries with tools and strategies for working with faculty and departments to integrate information literacy into disciplinary courses.

Contents

Part 1: Fostering learning through librarianship 1.Introduction 2.From information literacy to informed learning 3.Effecting change through teaching and learning initiatives Part 2: Course development at Purdue: A case for fostering learning through information literacy 4.Purdue Libraries involvement in IMPACT 5.Librarians as coaches 6.Higher education teachers' views of information literacy 7.Information literacy in IMPACT courses 8.Using theories from IMPACT to create informed learning tools 9.Lessons learned in IMPACT Part 3: Re-envisioning information literacy education 10.Three essentials for integrating information literacy 11.Developing librarians to support learning initiatives 12.The way forward (conclusion)

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780081020777
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 182
  • ID: 9780081020777
  • weight: 310
  • ISBN10: 0081020775

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