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2005

Penny Beile

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Development And Validation Of The Information Literacy Assessment Scale For Education (Ilas-Ed), Penny Beile Mar 2005

Development And Validation Of The Information Literacy Assessment Scale For Education (Ilas-Ed), Penny Beile

Penny Beile

Few populations exist where it is more important to produce information literate individuals than teacher candidates, yet few would suggest that practitioners newly entering the field are adequately prepared to model and teach information literacy to their students. Consequently, information literacy has recently been established as a key outcome by a number of teacher education accrediting bodies and professional associations. Only in the last few years has there been an attempt to develop a standardized scale to assess general information literacy skills, and at the time of this writing no standardized tool exists that measures the information literacy levels of ...


Development And Validation Of The Beile Test Of Information Literacy For Education (B-Tiled), Penny Beile Dec 2004

Development And Validation Of The Beile Test Of Information Literacy For Education (B-Tiled), Penny Beile

Penny Beile

Few constituencies exist where it is more important to produce informationliterate individuals than teacher candidates, yet rarely is it suggested that practitioners entering the field are adequately prepared to teach and model information literacy to their students. As a result, information literacy has been established as a key outcome by anumber of teacher education accrediting bodies and professional associations. Corollaryto this initiative is the effort to develop valid instruments that assess information literacy skills. Yet, at the time of this dissertation, no rigorously reviewed instruments wereuncovered that measure the information literacy skills levels of teacher candidates.The study describes the ...