TITLE

Information Literacy Meets Adult Learners

AUTHOR(S)
Badke, William
PUB. DATE
July 2008
SOURCE
Online;Jul/Aug2008, Vol. 32 Issue 4, p48
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article of offers information on teaching information literacy to adult learner using a conceptual framework and a step-by-step approach. It argues that with so many challenges faced by adult learners, the path forward is not to teach adult learners how to become digital, but to teach them how to use their analog worldview to their advantage in a digital world. The approach begins by helping students understand the difference between compilation of data and genuine research. The research task is more than compiling data and synthesizing it.
ACCESSION #
32918624

 

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