Information Literacy: Search Strategies, Tools & Resources for High School Students and College Freshman, 2nd Edition

  • Zorana Ercegovac
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  • ISBN-10: 1586833782
  • ISBN-13: 9781586833787
  • DDC: 025.5
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 224 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released June 2010
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008

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Draws on learning theories, research, and AASL’s position on information literacy using a tried and true approach. Considers five types of learning: content understanding, problem-solving, metacognition, collaboration, and communication. Includes lesson plans, information literacy skills pre-test and post-test, scoring rubrics and a checklist for evaluating online databases. Gives expert advice on teaching information literacy and making the transition between high school and college.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
List of Figures and Tables.
List of Exercises.
About the Author.
Preface to the Second Edition.
1: Introduction to Basic Research Skills.
2: Finding Search Words.
3: Search Strategies.
4: Fact Finding: Words, Concepts, Events, Places.
5: Fact Finding: People, Reviews, Criticism.
6: Finding Works in Library Collections.
7: Searching & Evaluating Internet Sources.
8: Finding Magazine and Newspaper Articles.
9: Citing in Style and Summarizing.
Appendix A (especially for educators).
Appendix B (especially for educators).
Appendix C (especially for students).
Appendix D (especially for educators).
Appendix E (especially for educators).
Appendix F (especially for educators).
Appendix G (especially for educators).
Appendix H1.
Appendix H2.
Appendix I.
Appendix J.
Appendix K.
Appendix L.
Appendix M.
Appendix N.
Appendix O.
Appendix P.