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Jennie Bales

How to Use Information Fluency for Effective Online Research Strategies - 1 views

    The Internet is a swelling ocean of information. Navigating through the steady flow of that information ocean can be hazardous. This is certainly true of a student who is not information fluent. The driving question is what are some smart online research strategies? Luckily this falls within the realm of the Essential Fluencies, namely Information Fluency. This involves the 5As process:

    Asking the right questions
    Acquiring the knowledge
    Analyzing the content for relevancy and credibility
    Applying the knowledge to our use
    Assessing the effectiveness of our message
Cathy Oxley

The Smell Test: Educators can counter fake news with information literacy. Here's how. ... - 2 views

    "Our 'digital natives' may be able to flit between Facebook and Twitter while simultaneously uploading a selfie to Instagram and texting a friend," state the researchers from the Stanford History Education Group. "But when it comes to evaluating information that flows through social media channels, they are easily duped."
Cathy Oxley

Internet Detective | Home - 4 views

    Learn to discern the good, the bad and the ugly on the internet.
Debbie Alvarez

Viva la Library (The Information Literacy Song) - YouTube - 2 views

    Great justification for research... loved this video.
Glenda Morris

Reuters Riot - Research Information Online Tutorial - 7 views

    Interactive tutorial from Rutgers University for students covering these areas: Selecting a topic, finding sources, selecting keywords, identifying citations, evaluating sources. Includes database searching using example of EBSCO, importing citations with RefWorks.
Cathy Oxley

Information Literacy | Glean Information Literacy Tools - 10 views

    Teaching Information Literacy using:
    Comparison Search
    Engineering the Net

Smore - 0 views

    Creating and sharing beautiful fliers - used this with year 3 students to display their Australian animal research. Easy and attractive way to become web creators, fliers can be shared on Facebook, email etc
Judy O'Connell

Information Literacy Weblog: Using Flickr for scientific discovery - 1 views

    "Not sure whether this is information literacy, but it is an example of knowledge being extended and disseminated using the internet. It is also an example of the power of browsing and encountering as information behaviour strategies, as the taxonomist came across the new species because he randomly browses pictures of insects on Flickr."
Judy O'Connell

Glean Learning Tools by The Public Learning Media Laboratory. - 1 views

    Glean Learning Tools are free information literacy, data literacy and math teaching tools
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