Presentation Title

Scholarly Information Discovery in the Networked Academic Learning Environment

Presenter Information

LiLi LiFollow

Location

Room 211

Type of Presentation

Individual paper/presentation (20 minute presentation)

Target Audience

Higher Education

Abstract

In academic learning environments, information literacy competency is a key to measure a student’s academic success. To improve excellence in teaching, administrators, instructors, and librarians in Georgia Southern University are working together to foster skills for critical thinking, problem solving, and decision making.

This presentation explores key relationship among computer literacy, information literacy, and library literacy in academic learning environments. From the perspective of an academic information service librarian who has been serving in academic learning environments for over 17 years, this presentation offers practical suggestions for improving information literacy instructions at Georgia Southern University.

If approved, the proposed presentation will cover the following parts:

  1. Introduction
  2. Understanding Information Literacy in Higher Education
  3. Dilemma of Teaching Information Literacy
  4. Challenges and Opportunities
  5. Recommendations and Suggestions
  6. Summary

Target attendees will include academic administrators, faculty, librarians, school media specialists, and other professionals who are involved with information literacy education in dynamic and interactive academic learning environments.

Presentation Description

This presentation focuses on how to help undergraduates and graduates, especially those first-year students, access and locate scholarly information resources and services. Also, it discusses information literacy definition, information literacy competencies, and information literacy framework. With innovative approaches, it intends to foster skills in critical thinking, problem solving, and decision making in the networked academic learning environment.

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Presentation (Open Access)

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Sep 25th, 2:45 PM Sep 25th, 4:00 PM

Scholarly Information Discovery in the Networked Academic Learning Environment

Room 211

In academic learning environments, information literacy competency is a key to measure a student’s academic success. To improve excellence in teaching, administrators, instructors, and librarians in Georgia Southern University are working together to foster skills for critical thinking, problem solving, and decision making.

This presentation explores key relationship among computer literacy, information literacy, and library literacy in academic learning environments. From the perspective of an academic information service librarian who has been serving in academic learning environments for over 17 years, this presentation offers practical suggestions for improving information literacy instructions at Georgia Southern University.

If approved, the proposed presentation will cover the following parts:

  1. Introduction
  2. Understanding Information Literacy in Higher Education
  3. Dilemma of Teaching Information Literacy
  4. Challenges and Opportunities
  5. Recommendations and Suggestions
  6. Summary

Target attendees will include academic administrators, faculty, librarians, school media specialists, and other professionals who are involved with information literacy education in dynamic and interactive academic learning environments.