Teaching Electronic Literacy: A Concepts-Based Approach for School Library Media Specialists

Hardcover | September 1, 1997

byKathleen W. Craver

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School library media specialists will find this concepts-based approach to teaching electronic literacy an indispensable basic tool for instructing students and teachers. It provides step-by-step instruction on how to find and evaluate needed information from electronic databases and the Internet, how to formulate successful electronic search strategies and retrieve relevant results, and how to interpret and critically analyze search results. The chapters contain a suggested lesson plan and sample assignments for the school library media specialist to use in teaching electronic literacy skills to students and teachers. Dr. Kathleen W. Craver, a nationally recognized specialist in technology in the library media center, identifies the universal concepts of electronic literacy and provides the library media specialist with the rationales, background, methods, and model assignments to teach students and faculty to become proficient and critical users of electronic information technologies.

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School library media specialists will find this concepts-based approach to teaching electronic literacy an indispensable basic tool for instructing students and teachers. It provides step-by-step instruction on how to find and evaluate needed information from electronic databases and the Internet, how to formulate successful electronic...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:208 pages, 9.48 × 6.36 × 0.81 inPublished:September 1, 1997Publisher:GREENWOOD PRESS INC.

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ISBN - 10:0313302200

ISBN - 13:9780313302206

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..."today's children must be literate in an electronic environment. Kathleen Craver provides a practical manual to do this..."-American Libraries