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Media and Information Literacy in Higher Education

Educating the Educators

  • 1st Edition - November 18, 2016
  • Editors: Dianne Oberg, Siri Ingvaldsen
  • Language: English
  • Paperback ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 0 - 0 8 - 1 0 0 6 3 0 - 6
  • eBook ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 0 - 0 8 - 1 0 0 6 3 1 - 3

Media and Information Literacy in Higher Education: Educating the Educators is written for librarians and educators working in universities and university colleges, providing… Read more

Media and Information Literacy in Higher Education

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Media and Information Literacy in Higher Education: Educating the Educators is written for librarians and educators working in universities and university colleges, providing them with the information they need to teach media and information literacy to students at levels ranging from bachelor to doctoral studies. In order to do so, they need to be familiar with students’ strengths and weaknesses regarding MIL.

This book investigates what university and college students need to know about searching for, and evaluating, information, and how teaching and learning can be planned and carried out to improve MIL skills. The discussions focus on the use of process-based inquiry approaches for developing media and information literacy competence, involving students in active learning and open-ended investigations and emphasizing their personal learning process. It embraces face-to-face teaching, and newer forms of online education.