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JIL: Journal of Information Literacy
There has been a lot of research about the best ways to
impart information literacy skills and it is clear that the most effective
model is for the skills to be
into the curricula in a real-world, authentic context. Here are some readings
that describe the benefits of this approach.
Information literacy for first-year students: An embedded curriculum approach
Andrews, T., & Patil, R. (2007).
European Journal of Engineering Education, 32(3), 253 - 259.
Information literacy as a catalyst for educational change. A background paper
Bruce, C. S. (2004, June). Paper presented at the 3rd International Lifelong Learning Conference
Shared vision, shared responsibility: The vertical integration of information literacy across the zoology curriculum
Dearden, R., Jones, S., Barmuta, L., & Richardson, A. (2004). Paper presented at the 3rd International Conference: Lifelong Learning: Whose Responsibility and What is Your Contribution?
Information literacy - an institution-wide strategy
George, R., McCausland, H., Wache, D., & Doskatsch, I. (2001).
AARL: Australian Academic & Research Libraries, 32(4).
Embedding information literacy in a university subject through collaborative partnerships
Hine, A., Gollin, S., Ozols, A., Hill, F., & Scoufis, M. (2002).
Psychology Learning and Teaching, 2(2), 102-107.
A vertically integrated, embedded curriculum enhances the information literacy skills of science undergraduates
Jones, S. M., Evans, C., & Magierowski, R. (2007, July). Paper presented at the 30th HERDSA Annual Conference.
First year renewal to engage learners in law
Kift, S. (2003). Paper presented at the First Year in Higher Education 2003 Conference: 'Enhancing Transition to Higher Education: Strategies and Policies that Work'.
The getting of wisdom: Reflections of a teaching librarian
Lupton, M. (2002 ).
Australian Academic & Research Libraries, 33(2).
The effect of embedded instruction on solving information problems
Wopereis, I., Brand-Gruwel, S., & Vermetten, Y. (2008).
Computers in Human Behavior, 24(3), 738-752.
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