Information Literacy Spaces

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

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 literarcy 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 →

The hidden gem in the heart of our schools: The library

Source: It’s an exciting time for our Information literacy spaces team as we plan for this year’s research. We are liaising with our schools and tertiary institutions, have navigated our way through the human ethics approval process (still waiting... Continue Reading →

Some thoughts on Information Literacy in everyday life

Hello!! First of all, let me introduce myself; I'm Anna, a relative newcomer to the Information Literacy research space. My background is in psychology and back in 2013 I completed my doctoral research investigating impulsivity and self-control, or how people... Continue Reading →

Lights, Camera, and ….. Action!

    2017, here we come! The Massey University led team here at Information Literacy Spaces were thrilled and excited to receive confirmation, as 2016 came to a close that our Teaching and Learning Research Initiative (TLRI) funding application was... Continue Reading →

Should we still have print encyclopaedias in our libraries?

A discussion that regularly crops up within the school library fraternity, particularly at this time of the year when budgets are on our minds, is the debate around whether to update our print encyclopaedias.  Over the past few years, the perception... Continue Reading →

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