Planning, delivery and evaluation of information literacy training for engineering and technology students
Palmer, Stuart and Tucker, Barry 2004, Planning, delivery and evaluation of information literacy training for engineering and technology students, Australian academic & research libraries, vol. 35, no. 1, pp. 16-34.
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Information literacy has become an important skill for undergraduate students due to societal changes that have seen information become a valuable commodity, the need for graduates to become lifelong learners, and the recognition that information literacy is an underpinning generic skill for effective learning in higher education. This paper describes a sequence of activities and technologies designed to help students learn and practice information literacy skills. These activities have been purposefully designed and integrated into a first-year engineering and technology study unit as a core syllabus element. A formal evaluation of aspects of these activities was planned and undertaken in semester one 2003.
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130212 Science, Technology and Engineering Curriculum and Pedagogy
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