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Il Instruction In The Graduate Classroom, Kelly Heider Dec 2011

Il Instruction In The Graduate Classroom, Kelly Heider

Kelly Heider

The purpose of this study was to examine a Masters in Education (MEDU) cohort at Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP) to measure their perceptions of the value of information literacy instruction in the graduate classroom. Findings indicate that MEDU students recognize the importance of information literacy skills and value the information literacy instruction they received in the masters program because it not only improved their information literacy skills but their overall achievement.


Information Literacy: The Missing Link In Early Childhood Education, Kelly Heider Dec 2008

Information Literacy: The Missing Link In Early Childhood Education, Kelly Heider

Kelly Heider

The rapid growth of information over the last thirty or forty years has made it impossible for educators to prepare students for the future without teaching them how to be effective information managers. The American Library Association refers to those students who manage information effectively as information literate. Information literacy instruction has been a priority in many secondary schools since the American Association of School Libraries published the Information Literacy Standards for Student Learning in 1998. Although these standards were written for grades K-12, information literacy is still not the focus in many early childhood classrooms. This article discusses the ...


Alphabet Soup: Using Children's Literature Databases To Plan Lessons On Letters Of The Alphabet, Kelly Heider Dec 2008

Alphabet Soup: Using Children's Literature Databases To Plan Lessons On Letters Of The Alphabet, Kelly Heider

Kelly Heider

This recipe is intended for undergraduate Early Childhood Education majors. Students will learn how to use children's literature databases to choose appropriate books for classroom instruction.


Information Literacy For Branch Campuses And Branch Libraries, James Hooks, Carl Rahkonen, Chris Clouser, Kelly Heider, Rena Fowler Dec 2006

Information Literacy For Branch Campuses And Branch Libraries, James Hooks, Carl Rahkonen, Chris Clouser, Kelly Heider, Rena Fowler

Kelly Heider

The article focuses on the importance of information literacy program to the libraries of Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP) in Indiana, Pennsylvania. The program requires an expansion of proverbial box, adaptation of administration, revision of programs and establishment of new policies for the success of the student learning. It is stated that the development of the academic library in the campus has no one to stop in fulfilling the mission of connecting people with the knowledge, despite of its difficulty in computer systems. The school has practiced some traditional information literacy activities such as bibliographic instruction, credit courses, liaison programs ...