- Written by two leading experts in information literacy
- Draws on extensive personal experience of training learners and trainers in information literacy and information retrieval
- Uses examples of best practice from the educational context and the workplace
a sensory approach; The learner as a thinker
a cognitive approach; The learner as a sense maker
a constructivist approach; The learner as a social being
a social constructivist approach. Part 2 Teaching interventions: Introduction; Learning intervention 1 Understanding learners' information needs and identifying the knowledge base that the learner wants to develop; Learning intervention 2 Understanding the information landscape; Learning intervention 3 Using information retrieval tools and techniques to locate information; Learning intervention 4 Interaction with and use of information; Learning intervention 5 Enhancing information literacy in the workplace
a holistic approach. Part 3 Conclusion: Concluding comments.
Walton, GeoffGeoff Walton is a Subject and Learning Support Librarian and Research Informed teaching (RiT) Project Co-ordinator at Staffordshire University, with specific subject responsibilities for Psychology and Sport & Exercise Science. As RiT Co-ordinator Geoff is involved in identifying synergies between research, teaching, learning, information literacy, e-learning and inquiry-based learning. He is particularly interested in the cognitive processes involved in becoming information literate. His research interests also include developing the online information literacy tool the Assignment Survival Kit (ASK), developing a process for online peer assessment, investigating academic skills needs in undergraduate students and using inquiry-based methods to facilitate learning.