The keynote speakers will be Irina Zhilavskaya (head of UNESCO's media and information literacy initiative
) and Judith Broady-Preston (professor of information management at Aberystwyth University).
The authors discuss the multi-faceted nature of the information literacy initiative
in the teacher education program at Westfield (MA) State College..
The funds will support the expansion of the distance-learning program into delivery of nursing courses, creation of a technology and information literacy initiative
, and an upgrade of videoconferencing systems to support the delivery of distance-learning courses.
Undergraduates were the primary focus of UCLA's Information Literacy Initiative
. These Millennials, Gen Xers, and Net Geners chat, Google, instant message, e-mail, game, and download music to their MP3 players using the most up-to-date hardware and software.
"The current classes faculty teach can become starting points for creating a more structured information literacy initiative
" (Breivik, 2005, p.
An information literacy initiative
at the University of Pretoria.
Looking again to international sites, TAFE South Australia Libraries has prepared LILI, an online tutorial that's part of the LEARN Information Literacy Initiative
In this paper, we demonstrate how our collaboration on an information literacy initiative
informed our approach to teaching an introductory literature course and led to us introducing students to research strategies, discourse analysis, and disciplinary critique.
Information For Life: Utah's information literacy initiative
. Retrieved June 20, 2000 from the World Wide Web: http://www-navigator.utah.edu/IFL/.
The University of Minnesota's Information Literacy Toolkit was developed as a means to scale-up an information literacy initiative
for a campus enrollment of over 46,000 students, including a large segment of distance and online learners.
The next chapter, Senada Dizdar, Lejla Hajdarpasic ("Information Literacy Initiatives
at the Faculty of Philosophy in Sarajevo") describes the situation of university education in that city.
They cover surveying terrain and clearing pathways, an ethnographic study of information literacy librarians' work experience in two states, critical information literacy, charting feminization in academic instruction librarianship, hitching your wagon to institutional goals, merging critical thinking and information literacy outcomes, supporting K-20 information literacy initiatives
, documenting and rewarding librarians' teaching role in the academy, and information literacy reality check.