"As a former Coordinator of Information Literacy, I found the works in the Active Learning Series to assist me greatly in preparing for and teaching students how to search for information effectively. Today, I refer my MLS graduate students to them."
Gail M. Staines, Ph.D.
Western New York Library Resources Council
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That's the simple premise behind Library Instruction Publications and the Active Learning Series: provide creative, high quality lesson plans designed and field tested by librarians that emhpasize experiential learning and help students build essential research skills and techniques. Each book comes with a disk containing the handouts, worksheets and other materials from the lesson plans; these can be adapted or used as is.
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Information Literacy through the Streets of
Active Learning Series, no. 10
As teachers and librarians we appreciate and eagerly embrace instructional techniques and devices that engage students in the learning process.
This book strives to provide librarians and other teachers with resources and ideas to better educate our students in Information Literacy using visual media. In this publication, we discuss the useo of these resources for both in- and out-of class assignments following the information literacy guidelines set forth by ACRL. more...
Editors: Gerald T. Burke andd Carol Anne Germain, University of Albany
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