No One Left-Behind! Teaching Information Literacy in a Different Way to an Urban Population
COX, Kiersten and GREGORY, Vicki and FLESCHNER, Julius (2015) No One Left-Behind! Teaching Information Literacy in a Different Way to an Urban Population. Paper presented at: IFLA WLIC 2015 - Cape Town, South Africa in Session 140 - Metropolitan Libraries.
No One Left-Behind! Teaching Information Literacy in a Different Way to an Urban PopulationThe demographics of student-athletes at the University of South Florida closely resemble that of many urban areas in the USA. These students often have little academic success. The School of Information pioneered a credit bearing information literacy course specifically for student-athletes to increase their academic success and to improve their information literacy. The article describes five strategies that make this class successful. These strategies can employed in this class can be employed in other setting such as an urban library or other institution interested in improving clients information literacy.
|Item Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)|
|Conference details:||IFLA WLIC 2015 - Cape Town, South Africa
Session 140 - “No-one left behind”. Reading information digital media literacies and curation for inclusion in large urban areas - Metropolitan Libraries
|Divisions:||Division 1 Library Types > Metropolitan Libraries Section|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Information literacy, student-athletes, urban population, education.|
|Date Deposited:||18 Jun 2015 10:40|
|Last Modified:||18 Jun 2015 18:45|
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