Information Literacy in the Digital Age

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Information Literacy in the Digital Age
Author : Teresa Welsh
File Size : 46,6 Mb
Publisher : Elsevier
Language : English
Release Date : 27 July 2010
ISBN : 9781780630359
Pages : 236 pages
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Information Literacy in the Digital Age by Teresa Welsh Book PDF Summary

This book examines the various types of literacy that are important in the Digital Age of rapid technological change and proliferating information resources in a variety of formats. According to the American Library Association (www.ala.org), “information literacy is a set of abilities requiring individuals to recognize when information is needed and have the ability to locate, evaluate, and use effectively the needed information. Information literacy forms the basis for lifelong learning and is common to all disciplines, to all learning environments, and to all levels of education. Information literacy is an umbrella term that includes a variety of specific competencies: cultural literacy, library literacy, computer literacy, network literacy, and media literacy. Each topic addressed in the book includes contextual background information, basic concepts, a resource list, exercises and activities to reinforce the important learning concepts addressed in each chapter. Based on content, resources, assignments, and exercises developed for an academic information literacy course In addition to scholarly content on particular topics, each chapter will include practical applications and activities related to information literacy concepts

Information Literacy in the Digital Age

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