Information Literacy in the Digital Age

Written By Teresa S. Welsh
Information Literacy in the Digital Age
  • Publsiher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 30 July 2021
  • ISBN : 9781843345152
  • Pages : 218 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Information Literacy in the Digital Age written by Teresa S. Welsh which was release on 30 July 2021, this book published by Chandos Publishing. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: 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, “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 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 in each chapter.

Information Literacy in the Digital Age

Information Literacy in the Digital Age
  • Author : Teresa S. Welsh,Melissa S. Wright
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Total pages : 218
  • ISBN : 9781843345152
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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, “information literacy is a set of abilities requiring individuals to recognize when information is needed and ...

Information Literacy in the Digital Age

Information Literacy in the Digital Age
  • Author : Laura Perdew
  • Publisher : ABDO
  • Release Date : 2016-08-15
  • Total pages : 112
  • ISBN : 9781843345152
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Summary : The flow of information through our modern digital world has led to many new issues and controversies. Information Literacy in the Digital Ageexamines the challenges involved in seeking and evaluating information from the vast array of sources available through digital technology. Compelling text, well-chosen photographs, and extensive back matter give ...

Preparing for Life in a Digital Age

Preparing for Life in a Digital Age
  • Author : Julian Fraillon,John Ainley,Wolfram Schulz,Tim Friedman,Eveline Gebhardt
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2014-12-13
  • Total pages : 291
  • ISBN : 9781843345152
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Summary : Ability to use information and communication technologies (ICT) is an imperative for effective participation in today’s digital age. Schools worldwide are responding to the need to provide young people with that ability. But how effective are they in this regard? The IEA International Computer and Information Literacy Study (ICILS) ...

Information Literacy in the Digital Age

Information Literacy in the Digital Age
  • Author : Teresa Welsh,Melissa Wright
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2010-07-27
  • Total pages : 236
  • ISBN : 9781843345152
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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 ...

Information Literacy Programs in the Digital Age

Information Literacy Programs in the Digital Age
  • Author : Alice Daugherty,Michael F. Russo
  • Publisher : Assoc of Cllge & Rsrch Libr
  • Release Date : 2007-01-01
  • Total pages : 275
  • ISBN : 9781843345152
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Summary : From the Introduction: This book will be useful to those just now contemplating an online program for their institution. The examples included in this book provide the practical food for thought that should precede and stoke strategic planning. For further information on a particular program, the authors have generously included ...

Literacy in a Digital World

Literacy in a Digital World
  • Author : Kathleen Tyner
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2014-04-08
  • Total pages : 304
  • ISBN : 9781843345152
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Summary : Written for media education scholars and students, literacy educators, and anyone involved with integrating new technologies into the educational process, Literacy in a Digital World explores the changing relationship between literacy and schooling within the context of new communication technologies, and places literacy within the social and historical contexts that ...

Handbook of Research on Multidisciplinary Approaches to Literacy in the Digital Age

Handbook of Research on Multidisciplinary Approaches to Literacy in the Digital Age
  • Author : Taskiran, Nurdan Oncel
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2019-11-29
  • Total pages : 405
  • ISBN : 9781843345152
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Summary : The fast pace of technology in this day and age has made it difficult for individuals to stay informed without becoming lost in the folds of an information overload. Methods used to narrow down information are becoming just as important as providing the information to be discovered. The Handbook of ...

Preparing for Life in a Digital World

Preparing for Life in a Digital World
  • Author : Julian Fraillon,John Ainley,Wolfram Schulz,Tim Friedman,Daniel Duckworth
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2020-02-14
  • Total pages : 297
  • ISBN : 9781843345152
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Summary : This Open Access book summarizes the key findings from the second cycle of IEA’s International Computer and Information Literacy Study (ICILS), conducted in 2018. ICILS seeks to establish how well schools around the globe are responding to the need to provide young people with the necessary digital participatory competencies. Effective ...

Adult Learning in the Digital Age Perspectives on Online Technologies and Outcomes

Adult Learning in the Digital Age  Perspectives on Online Technologies and Outcomes
  • Author : Kidd, Terry T.,Keengwe, Jared
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2009-08-31
  • Total pages : 293
  • ISBN : 9781843345152
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Summary : "This book provides a comprehensive framework of trends and issues related to adult learning"--Provided by publisher....

Handbook of Research on Media Literacy in the Digital Age

Handbook of Research on Media Literacy in the Digital Age
  • Author : Yildiz, Melda N.
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2015-12-02
  • Total pages : 532
  • ISBN : 9781843345152
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Summary : With the current ubiquity of technological tools and digital media, having the skillset necessary to use and understand digital media is essential. Integrating media literacy into modern day education can cultivate a stronger relationship between technology, educators, as well as students. The Handbook of Research on Media Literacy in the ...

Information Literacy and Libraries in the Age of Fake News

Information Literacy and Libraries in the Age of Fake News
  • Author : Denise E. Agosto
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2018-10-12
  • Total pages : 184
  • ISBN : 9781843345152
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Summary : Going beyond the fake news problem, this book tackles the broader issue of teaching library users of all types how to become more critical consumers and sharers of information. • Offers a means to learn how to step into their vital role as leaders helping their communities to more critically evaluate ...

Radical Information Literacy

Radical Information Literacy
  • Author : Andrew Whitworth
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2014-08-27
  • Total pages : 244
  • ISBN : 9781843345152
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Summary : What would a synthetic theory of Digital, Media and Information Literacy (DMIL) look like? Radical Information Literacy presents, for the first time, a theory of DMIL that synthesises the diversity of perspectives and positions on DMIL, both in the classroom and the workplace, and within the informal learning processes of ...

Media and information literacy

Media and information literacy
  • Author : Singh, Jagtar,Kerr, Paulette,Hamburger, Esther,Alliance of Civilizations
  • Publisher : UNESCO Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-12-31
  • Total pages : 314
  • ISBN : 9781843345152
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Summary : Aucune information saisie...

Introduction to Information Literacy for Students

Introduction to Information Literacy for Students
  • Author : Michael C. Alewine,Mark Canada
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2017-04-17
  • Total pages : 256
  • ISBN : 9781843345152
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Summary : Introduction to Information Literacy for Students presents a concise, practical guide to navigating information in the digital age. Features a unique step-by-step method that can be applied to any research project Includes research insights from professionals, along with review exercises, insiders' tips and tools, search screen images utilized by students, ...

Information Literacy Moving Toward Sustainability

Information Literacy  Moving Toward Sustainability
  • Author : Serap Kurbanoglu,Joumana Boustany,Sonja Špiranec,Esther Grassian,Diane Mizrachi,Loriene Roy
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2016-01-02
  • Total pages : 618
  • ISBN : 9781843345152
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Summary : This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the Third European Conference on Information Literacy, ECIL 2015, held in Tallinn, Estonia, in October 2015. The 61 revised full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 226 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on information literacy, environment and sustainability; workplace information literacy and ...