Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Other people's blogs!

There are lots of people out their blogging about information literacy: here are some posts from the past few days:
- Hyland, J. (2016, January 15). Moving to online-only information literacy teaching. Libfocus. http://www.libfocus.com/2016/01/moving-to-online-only-information.html (Jack Hyland, subject librarian at Dublin City University (Ireland) Business School blogs about running an online introduction to information literacy and the library, as part of a core first year undergraduate module)
- Westtown School. (2016, january 19). Shakespeare’s Othello and modern information literacy. In A Class Of Our Own. https://westtownfaculty.wordpress.com/2016/01/19/shakespeares-othello-and-modern-information-literacy/ (Describes a project based on exploring Othello, at the Westtown School (USA)
- Chibnall, D. (2016, January 15). Solidifying a Foundation of Learning Through Scaffolding. iLOVE. http://ilove-instruction.blogspot.co.uk/2016/01/guest-post-solidifying-foundation-of.html (Dan Chibnall, User Services and Instruction Design Librarian at Grand View University in Des Moines, USA, talks about the value of scaffolding learning and gives examples from his practice).
- Bond, M. (2016, January 16). Criminal Justice Scholars: The Importance of Information Literacy. e-roll call magazine. http://andragogytheory.com/2016/01/16/criminal-justice-scholars-the-importance-of-information-literacy/ (This is actually a fairly standard description of IL, but I haven't often seen such an item by someone who "has been a firearms instructor for more than 33 years" before)
Photo by Sheila Webber: russet and gala apples, Blackheath Farmers Market, January 2016

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