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Methods & Materials for Information Literacy Skills - Chapter Summary
This comprehensive overview can help you fully understand important methods and materials for information literacy skills. Study entertaining lessons that closely examine different tools and strategies educators can use to boost students' literacy, research, summarizing and note-taking skills. Completing this chapter will enable you to:
- Share ways to promote the development of information literacy skills
- List and discuss strategies educators can use to teach research skills
- Explain ways to help facilitate the student academic research process
- Discuss how educators can use digital tools to exhibit and promote leadership
- Describe instructional strategies for helping students take notes and summarize
- Detail ways to address and prevent plagiarism in the classroom
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1. Promoting Information Literacy Skills Development
Information literacy is the ability to locate and evaluate reputable information and to use it appropriately. This lesson will take a close look at information literacy and discuss methods by which information literacy might be taught to students.
2. Strategies for Teaching Research Skills
In this lesson, we'll explain the importance of research. You'll learn three popular research methods and how to validate information. We'll also explain how to minimize plagiarism and show students how to organize and synthesize information.
3. How to Help Facilitate the Student Academic Research Process
In this lesson, we will discuss how media specialists facilitate the academic research process by helping students formulate a research question and sift through the available research to answer that question.
4. Digital Tools: Demonstrating Effective Use & Leadership
Instructional technology is here to stay in 21st century learning. Learn how to be a leader in the use of digital tools in your school or district, community, and classroom, including switching to a flipped classroom.
5. Instructional Strategies for Summarizing & Note-Taking
Note-taking and summarizing is an important skill for students. This lesson will highlight techniques for each and show how teachers can effectively instruct students on the use of these skills.
6. Addressing & Preventing Plagiarism in the Classroom
In this lesson, we will define plagiarism, discuss common reasons for students plagiarizing or being tempted to plagiarizing, writing problems that may lead to plagiarism, and tips for teachers to minimize plagiarism in the classroom.
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