Information Literacy, Inclusion, and the Public Good: Spring 2015

Instructor:

Paul T. Jaeger

School:

iSchool at Maryland

Semester:

Spring 2015

Description:

A large portion of the activities of information professionals have become educational in the digital age. Information literacy and inclusion are the crux of the public good that all information organizations provide to their users. Librarians, often utilizing public access technology, assist users with locating and understanding information; archivists need to guide users through materials; and information managers need to train employees to effectively use new systems. This course will focus on the educational and psychological dimensions of helping and supporting new users to become information literate and experienced users to remain included.

Required Textbook:

No required textbook.

Link to Syllabus:

http://ischool.umd.edu/sites/default/files/syllabi/inst614spring2015.pdf

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Curriculum and Supportive Resources: Spring 2014

Instructor:

Joette Stefl-Mabry

School:

University at Albany

Semester:

Spring 2014

Description:

Elementary and secondary curriculum and the school media center program; analysis, appraisal, selection, and use of curricular resources and related print and non-print materials. Consultative and instructional responsibilities.

Required Textbook:

Thomas, N. P., Crow, S. R., & Franklin, L. L. 2011. Information literacy and
information skills instruction: applying research to practice in the 21st-century school
library
, 3rd ed.

Link to Syllabus:

http://www.albany.edu/informationstudies/files/Stefl-MabrySpring2014(1).pdf

Information Literacy Instruction: Theory and Techniques: Spring 2015

Instructor:

Deborah Bernnard

School:

University at Albany

Semester:

Spring 2015

Description:

This course is an introduction to information literacy instruction in a variety of types of libraries and other information-related organizations. The history of library instruction, theoretical issues in the field, instructional program development, and teaching techniques will all be included. Students will develop and present an instructional session designed for a specific library or other user group.

Required Textbook:

Grassian, E., Kaplowitz, J. 2009. Information Literacy Instruction: Theory and Practice, 2nd ed.

Link to Syllabus:

http://www.albany.edu/informationstudies/files/649_Bernnard.docx

Information Literacy and Library Instruction: Spring 2013

Instructor:

Clay Williams

School:

Long Island University

Semester:

Spring 2013

Description:

This course is intended to introduce information literacy and library instruction methods used in a variety of information systems including libraries, archives, and electronic environments. It will include an overview of theoretical and applied research and discusses relevant issues and concepts. The focus of the course is on the process of designing, implementing, and assessing instructional programming. This process has its roots in education and training. As such, much of the content in the course is drawn from the fields of education as well as from library and information science.

Required Textbook:

Buckhardt, J. M., MacDonald, M. C. 2010. Teaching Information Literacy: 50 Standards-Based Exercises for College Students, 2nd ed.
Grassian, E. S., Kaplowitz, J. R. 2009. Information Literacy Instruction – with CD, 2nd ed.

Link to Syllabus:

http://palmerblog.liu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/606-Spring-2013.pdf

Information Literacy, Learning, and Teaching

Instructor:

School:

Rutgers

Semester:

Description:

Development of effective instruction in the use of information resources and technologies in all types of library settings. Special attention is paid to adult learning theory and to the integration of information seeking behavior with instructional design. Students practice instruction in cooperation with librarians and library users in various settings.

Required Textbook:

Grassian, E. S., Kaplowitz, J. R. 2009. Information Literacy Instruction: Theory and Practice, 2nd ed.

Link to Syllabus:

http://comminfo.rutgers.edu/images/syllabus_519.pdf