Information Literacy Needs a Role in the Curriculum

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Student employability is a top priority for higher education institutions worldwide.  Thus many educators are actively seeking ways to improve their teaching practices so that students are not just learning the skills necessary for competency in the subject area, but also for real world application.  According to the American Library… Continue reading

Digital Scholarship: Conducting Digital Research

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            Social Media Icons, Illustration,,Web, Accessed 6 May 2014 Our world, both within and outside of academia, continues to change dramatically due to significant advances in technology and its use in education. To retain relevance in our professions, communities and with society as a whole, it… Continue reading

Copyright and teaching online

I’ve just come across the project blog for DELILA (Developing Educators Learning and Information Literacies for Accreditation), a project funded by JISC and the HEA. This aims to pool information literacy support materials created at the LSE and University of Birmingham, adapting these to become open educational resources (OER). These… Continue reading