The web is now an integral part of students' lives in school and in society, and they need to be ever more web alert in order to gain the most from their education. This is a practical guide to using the web effectively in order to enhance learning and teaching in schools.
Covers various aspects of promoting reading to and with children and young people from birth right through to teenage years. This title is suitable for practitioners and students of librarianship in both the public and school sectors, and for teachers, consultants and educators concerned with literacy and reading.
Over the years the information environment has changed dramatically, becoming increasingly dominated by the social and the mobile. This book asks where we are now, what is same and what has changed, and, most crucially, how do we as professionals respond to the new information literacy and become a central part of the revolution itself?
Based on groundbreaking research, undertaken by the authors as part of the prestigious Arcadia Programme at Cambridge University, this presents a new and dynamic information literacy curriculum developed for the 21st century information professional.
Provides the knowledge and skills necessary to implement semantic Web technology, helping readers learn how to start and track trends using social media, find hidden content online and search for reusable online content, crucial skills for those looking to be better searchers.
Digital Literacy Unpacked demonstrates the importance of digital literacy in all areas of life, the centrality of critical thinking (a key element of both digital and information literacy), and the essential role of library and information professionals in leading digital literacy developments.
The handbook examines methods of innovative librarianship in academic and art school libraries. Serving as a field guide to academic art libraries in the twenty-first century, it integrates theory and practice as demonstrated by creative professionals working in the field of art librarianship.