Information Literacy for Teachers Debbie Meadows EDCI 579/LBST 390 CSUB CTAP Level 1, Proficiencies 1.10, 1.13 Revised 4-08
What is Information Literacy? the ability to recognize when information is needed and have the ability to locate, evaluate and use effectively the needed information (ALA, 1989) available: http://www.ala.org/Content/NavigationMenu/ACRL/Publications/White_Papers_and_Reports/Presid ential_Committee_on_Information_Literacy.htm http://www.ala.org/Content/NavigationMenu/ACRL/Publications/White_Papers_and_Reports/Presid ential_Committee_on_Information_Literacy.htm
Components of Information Literacy Proficiency 1.10 –Selecting Sources –Search Strategies Proficiency 1.13 –Evaluating Sources –Obtaining Information From: The Nine Information Literacy Standards http://www.ala.org/aaslTemplate.cfm?Section=Information_Power&Template=/ ContentManagement/ContentDisplay.cfm&ContentID=19937
Additional Technology Electronic Encyclopedia –http://encarta.msn.com/http://encarta.msn.com/ –http://www.encyclopedia.com/http://www.encyclopedia.com/ Periodical Index and Card Catalogue –http://www.lib.csub.edu/http://www.lib.csub.edu/ Primary Sources –http://www.lib.washington.edu/subject/History/RUSA/http://www.lib.washington.edu/subject/History/RUSA/ Ask an Expert –http://www.askanexpert.com/http://www.askanexpert.com/
Evaluating Sources Web Addresses –Parts of a Web Address –Internet Groups Website Evaluations –Five Ws Who, What, When, Where, Why Citation of Sources –Giving Credit where Credit is due Reference CTAP Level 1 Proficiency 1.4
Parts of a Web Address Proficiency 1.2 Web addressDomainPersonal pageFile name www.meadowsnet.com/~debbie/bike.htmlMeadows and Associates Business ~debbieBike.html http://www.pubweb.acns.nwu.edu/~abutz/d i/dc/camps.html Northwestern University Education Pubweb ~abutz Camps.html
Internet Groups DomainTypeExample.comBusinesswww.meadowsnet.com.eduEducationwww.csub.edu.netNetworkswww.sbcglobal.net.govGovernmentwww.whitehouse.gov.milMilitarywww.defenselink.mil.orgNon-profitwww.redcross.org
The Five Ws Who wrote the page? What is the purpose of the page ? When was the site created and updated? Where does the information come from? Why do I need this information? Kathy Schrock from Planting the Seeds of Change http://www.kathyschrock.net/slideshows/planting_show.pdfhttp://www.kathyschrock.net/slideshows/planting_show.pdf
Who: Author Does the author have training in the topic? Do others consider the author to be an expert?
What: Objectivity Motivation for creating this site? Are there two sides to the story? Are the two sides presented fairly? Are the statements facts or opinions?
When: Currency (Updated) When was the website created? Has the website been recently updated?
Where: Accuracy (References) Can you find other sources that say the same thing? Does the author list books or other Websites as references? Does the Website have a bibliography?
Why: Helpful Questioning and refining of students search strategies Good Questions are the basis for finding information Debbie Abilock's Best Tool for the Job http://www.noodletools.com/debbie/literacies/ information/5locate/adviceengine.html
Citation of Sources APA for CSUB classes –http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/research/r _apa.htmlhttp://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/research/r _apa.html –http://www.apastyle.org/elecref.htmlhttp://www.apastyle.org/elecref.html –http://www.crk.umn.edu/library/links/apa5th.htmhttp://www.crk.umn.edu/library/links/apa5th.htm MLA for children –http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/557/02/http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/557/02/ –http://citationmachine.net/index.php?reqstyleid=2http://citationmachine.net/index.php?reqstyleid=2
Obtaining Information Use your CSUB student id to access the Walter W. Stierns online periodical index at http://www.lib.csub.edu/ http://www.lib.csub.edu/ Go to the local library to check resources Go to the COC library to check resources Internet searches and encyclopedias CD/DVD-Roms and CD-Rom encyclopedias