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Information Literacy Spaces

Improving students’ information literacy competencies and learning across the senior secondary and tertiary sectors

Research Planning with Students

The library I work in at Southland Boys' High School has been a flurry of research activity this year!  Last term Year 7 & 8 classes were researching World War I, Year 9 & 10 social studies classes a variety of... Continue Reading →

Project Newsletter 1: May 2017

Hello everyone This is the first in a series of short TLRI Project  ‘newsletters’  to keep you informed about what’s happening, and to share our upcoming events and milestones.  These newsletters will be posted regularly here on the blog and we... Continue Reading →

The Feekery Information Literacy Model

When exploring Information Literacy (IL) as part of my research in 2010, I had little understanding of a concept that would later develop into one of my main foci as an educator. My understanding of IL was strongly informed by... Continue Reading →

Encouraging Encounters

I am in the fortunate position of having a foot in pre-service or initial teacher education (ITE), and in-service teacher PLD that mainly focuses on disciplinary literacy.  In both cases, I work in lecture theatres, on-line environments, classrooms, and staffrooms,... Continue Reading →

Information Literacy Skills for Senior Secondary Students

Today I had the absolute pleasure and privilege of working with the Year 12 & 13 students at Aurora College in Invercargill.  Aurora is a small co-educational Year 7-13 secondary school, which is part of the group of schools working... Continue Reading →

No Shelves Required

Kia ora koutou katoa. I’m Catherine Doughty and I lead information literacy (IL) teaching at Whitireia Library. I have taught IL at a high school library, at public libraries, and at Whitireia, taking every opportunity to introduce IL skills to... Continue Reading →

Integrating Information Literacy

For the past 6 years or so I've been working toward completing a Master of Education degree, specialising in eLearning with Massey University. Over the course of my study I have had the opportunity to focus in on areas of... Continue Reading →

Hui to begin IL Spaces project

With great excitement and anticipation, we kicked off The Information Literacy Spaces project last week with our first hui held at the beautiful Massey University Manawatū campus. We are a mix of enthusiastic educators, researchers and librarians from both the secondary... Continue Reading →

Why I want to get better at developing psychology students’ information literacy skills

A bit about me:  I’m a researcher in the School of Psychology at Victoria University of Wellington. I also co-coordinate a third year course on learning and behaviour. My research is about gambling and impulsivity. I also connect research in... Continue Reading →

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