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Online Source Evaluation Through “Lateral Reading”: A Workshop For Educators, Andrea Baer, Daniel G. Kipnis Dec 2023

Online Source Evaluation Through “Lateral Reading”: A Workshop For Educators, Andrea Baer, Daniel G. Kipnis

Libraries Scholarship

Learning Outcomes:

  • Become familiar with and apply lateral reading strategies to evaluating online sources.
  • Explore ways to teach lateral reading to students in your educational context.

Audience: All educators, including K-12 teachers, public librarians, academic librarians, educational administrators and community organizers)

Both everyday life experience and a growing body of research show just how hard it is to determine the credibility of online sources. Traditional checklist approaches to evaluating websites (e.g., the CRAAP test) are ineffective, despite their continued prevalence. A more effective approach to quickly assessing the credibility of an online source is lateral reading. “Lateral reading” essentially involves …


Book Review: Schooling The Movement: The Activism Of Southern Black Educators From Reconstruction Through The Civil Rights Era, Sherry V. Neal Nov 2023

Book Review: Schooling The Movement: The Activism Of Southern Black Educators From Reconstruction Through The Civil Rights Era, Sherry V. Neal

South Carolina Libraries

No abstract provided.


Connecting Their Stories: Black Educators’ Experiences Within Cultural Heritage Institutions That Document The Long Arc Of The Civil Rights Movement, Constance Marie Caddell Apr 2023

Connecting Their Stories: Black Educators’ Experiences Within Cultural Heritage Institutions That Document The Long Arc Of The Civil Rights Movement, Constance Marie Caddell

Theses and Dissertations

This study aims to examine Black educators’ experiences within cultural heritage institutions that are documenting topics that include the long arc of the American Civil Rights Movement. Black educators are powerful conduits of the African American story because they align with African American cultural heritage institution’s goals to foster equality, identity, pride, and honor in the community. These shared goals lead to Black educators using teaching methods that liberate, advocate, and empower students. This allows them to share new knowledge, strategies, techniques, and concepts on diverse topics. Considering their fundamental mission, it is essential to gain an awareness of the …


The Choice Between Ebooks And Printed Books: A Study Among Hospitality And Tourism Educators And Learners, Senthilkumaran Piramanayagam Phd, Partho Pratim Seal Jan 2020

The Choice Between Ebooks And Printed Books: A Study Among Hospitality And Tourism Educators And Learners, Senthilkumaran Piramanayagam Phd, Partho Pratim Seal

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The emergence of electronic books (ebook) changed the position of printed books in the learning space. This study examines the perceptions and preferences of hospitality and tourism educators and learners. Similarities and dissimilarities in the preference, perception and its link with gender, and scope of the degree course what the respondents teach and learn are analyzed. Data was collected from both students and teachers of hospitality, tourism and culinary degree program at a private university located in Karnataka, India. A structured questionnaire was used to collect data from the respondents. The result of the study shows that printed books are …


Navigating The Library Slopes: Dispositional Shifts In The National School Library Standards, Kathy Cromartie, Elizabeth Burns Jan 2019

Navigating The Library Slopes: Dispositional Shifts In The National School Library Standards, Kathy Cromartie, Elizabeth Burns

STEMPS Faculty Publications

The article discusses the impact of the 2018 National School Library Standards for Learners, School Librarians, and School Libraries on library practice. Topics covered include a set of professional dispositions that the school librarian can embody, and the need for school librarians to engage the skills of both educator and information professional in performing their duties.


Reproduction Of Copyrighted Works By Educators And Librarians, United States Copyright Office Aug 2014

Reproduction Of Copyrighted Works By Educators And Librarians, United States Copyright Office

Copyright, Fair Use, Scholarly Communication, etc.

Many educators and librarians ask about the fair use and photocopying provisions of the copyright law. The United States Copyright Office cannot give legal advice or offer opinions on what is permitted or prohibited. However, we have published in this circular basic information on some of the most important legislative provisions and other documents dealing with reproduction by librarians and educators.

The Subjects Covered in This Booklet

The documentary materials collected in this circular deal with reproduction of copyrighted works by educators, librarians, and archivists for a variety of uses, including:

• Reproduction for teaching in educational institutions at all …


Information Seeking Habits Of Educators, Susan Bannon, Kimberly Nunes-Bufford, Todd Shipman Sep 2012

Information Seeking Habits Of Educators, Susan Bannon, Kimberly Nunes-Bufford, Todd Shipman

Georgia International Conference on Information Literacy

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A Study Of Health Misconceptions Among Elementary And Secondary Teachers, Robert Clyde Davidson Aug 1971

A Study Of Health Misconceptions Among Elementary And Secondary Teachers, Robert Clyde Davidson

All Master's Theses

During the past few years a limited number of studies have been completed related to health misconceptions. Some have investigated health and safety misconceptions, while others have reported various testing procedures. Studies involving all populations {general public, elementary, secondary, and college students) have pointed out existing inadequacies in health knowledge and the prevalence of health misconceptions. As a result, the writer felt the need to investigate and measure the prevalence of health misconceptions among teachers.