Information Competency Student Learning OutcomesIn today's business environment, being able to access, analyze and effectively use information is more important than ever.
Student Learning Outcomes
There are two key student learning outcomes of this project:
Using Webquests as a teaching tool
This project was undertaken to embed the teaching and assessing of information literacy skills within Business and ESL courses. The project incorporates the development of Webquests, an online module designed to help students develop their information literacy skills.
Assessment of Student Learning
Outcomes using Webquests
in developing Student Learning Outcomes using Webquests
The role of the librarian is to lecturer less and instead direct the students in directions that will allow the students to "discover" the material as they work with other students to understand the curriculum. Less emphasis is placed on transmitting information and more emphasis is placed developing the information competency skills of the students. The students are involved in higher information competency skills such as analyzing, synthesizing, and evaluation.
Other cooperative learning activities that are conducted during Library instruction sessions: