Monday, June 21, 2010
Information Literacy Instruction that Works: A Guide to Teaching By Discipline and Student Population
Ragains, Patrick, ed. Information Literacy Instruction that Works: A Guide to Teaching By Discipline and Student Population. New York: Neal-Schuman, 2006. ISBN 1-55570-573-1. 028.70711 Infor
Over twenty library instructors share their best practices for reaching out to today’s unique users. Readers will find strategies and techniques for teaching college and university freshmen, community college students, students with disabilities, and those in distance learning programs. You will also find proven approaches to teaching students in the most popular programs of study English Literature, Art and Art History, Film Studies, History, Psychology, Science, Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, Hospitality, and International Marketing. Three additional chapters guide instructors through teaching legal, government information, and patent searching. Each chapter covers instructional design, lesson planning, library/faculty collaborations, marketing programs, assessment, and more. The companion CD-ROM features several of the lesson plans, presentations, brochures, worksheets, handouts, and evaluation forms discussed in the book.