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Information Skills For Nursing Students

Author : Kay Hutchfield
ISBN : 9781844457472
Genre : Medical
File Size : 74.10 MB
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It is essential for nursing students to access current and reliable information to succeed in academic assignments and nursing practice, yet there are increasingly diverse information sources available, which can raise questions about the authenticity and reliability of information provided. This book presents a practical and clear guide to mastering information skills. It shows the reader how to effectively plan and implement a search for information and make judgements on the quality of the sources found. It also gives strategies for storage and retrieval of information, helping nurses to maximise the time they have available for keeping up to date.
Category: Medical

Information Literacy And Information Skills Instruction

Author : Nancy Pickering Thomas
ISBN : 1591580811
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 30.87 MB
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In this new edition of her well received and reviewed book, Nancy Pickering Thomas updates and expands on her reviews of the literature concerning learning styles, information skills, literacy skills, technological literacy, and bibliographic instruction. In addition, she discusses current trends, issues, and applications for the research reviewed. Thomas looks at information processing models, instructional diagnostic models, and how to assess the outcomes of information skills instruction. This meticulously researched and logically organized book will be valuable to school library educators as a supplemental text and to practitioners for the discussion given to the application of the research reviewed.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Information Literacy And Information Skills Instruction

Author : Nancy Pickering Thomas
ISBN : 9781598844900
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 67.59 MB
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As with earlier editions, this latest revision of Information Literacy and Information Skills Instruction: Applying Research to Practice in the 21st Century School Library brings together the research literature on information skills instruction with particular reference to models related to information seeking and the information search process. It presents relevant findings on what research has deemed "best practice" and what is known about how children learn, enabling school librarians to base information skills programs on substantiated data.||The sources reviewed for this book include doctoral dissertations, research reports, academic and professional journal articles in library information service and related fields, and publications by scholars and practitioners relevant to information skills curricula. A preface, newly prepared for the third edition, explains the revision process, while the epilogue examines the importance of communication between research scholars and school library practitioners.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Information Skills For Education Students

Author : Lloyd Richardson
ISBN : 9781844455812
Genre : Education
File Size : 34.69 MB
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This study guide will help education students to locate, evaluate and make effective use of information, from what appears to be a growing and bewildering variety of sources. Both in and out of university, students are faced with increasingly diverse information choices. This book presents a practical and step-by-step approach to each of the six main skills which underpin information literacy. It also provides appropriate practical and reflective tasks, worked examples and top tips to help education students assess and develop their capacity to use information effectively, particularly in the planning and preparation of their course work.
Category: Education

Information Skills

Author : Jonathan Grix
ISBN : 9781137013729
Genre : Education
File Size : 39.14 MB
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Skills for finding information are essential for MA26 study and beyond. This illustrated guide provides practical advice on how to source and use the right resources. It includes guidance on how to carry out a literature review as well as the skills needed for finding and evaluating information.
Category: Education

Factors Relating To Information Skills

Author : Amruth G. Kumar
ISBN : 9781527516953
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 49.29 MB
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This book presents empirical evidence that the information skills of students of higher learning institutions can be improved using a set of personal and environmental variables. Using a judiciously planned and scientifically carried out study, it represents a great contribution in addressing the learning crisis that the Google generation face. The results of the study offer great hope for teachers and students at higher education institutions in an information overloaded society. Through its simplicity in presentation, meticulously planned procedure, and in-depth analysis, this book is a must-read for researchers in the field of education.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

The Reference Information Skills Game

Author : Myram Forney Tunnicliff
ISBN : 1563082969
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 39.50 MB
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Includes games and activities to help students learn how to find information.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Teaching Information Skills

Author : Jo Webb
ISBN : 1856045137
Genre : Education
File Size : 67.55 MB
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Teaching information skills is now a crucial part of most librarians' jobs, but very few have been formally trained in how to teach. This timely book, with an introduction by Margaret Watson, Past President of CILIP (the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals) will show the reader how to implement vital teaching skills in their role as librarian.This invaluable new book covers both the theory and the practice of library instruction. Each of the main chapters is based around one of the key elements of successful learning and teaching, but specifically applied to the library context.Each chapter has two parts - an explanatory section explaining the theories and principles, and a second part comprising case studies of containing descriptions and critical discussions of learning and teaching activities, rooted in personal experience. The book draws best practice examples and case studies from a broad range of sectors and organizations.
Category: Education