Location

Room 212

Type of Presentation

Individual paper/presentation (20 minute presentation)

Target Audience

Higher Education

Abstract

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Presentation Description

The presentation offers librarians guidance on utilizing diverse signways to enhance library skills training to students. It also provides examples of instruction through various signways in tutorials and digital learning objects from academic library web sites as well as PRIMO and the Information Literacy Resource Bank. Inter-coder reliability, triangulation of the sources, as well as peer review of the findings provides validity to the research. Incorporating instructional opportunities from the perspectives of diverse communication avenues increases tutorials effectiveness by challenging students’ higher level cognitive abilities.

Keywords

Psychosemiotics, Library instruction, Digital learning, Library tutorials, Information literacy

Publication Type and Release Option

Presentation (Open Access)

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Sep 26th, 11:00 AM Sep 26th, 12:30 PM

Psychosemiotics and Information Literacy Instruction: Identifying Signways in Library Tutorials

Room 212

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