Orientation to convince high school students of the relevant importance of information literacy in their lives.
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Making Information Literacy
of Importance to Students
A. 10 cents per day per book
B. 50 cents per day no matter
how many books you have
C. 2 dollars a day
D. There is no fine--I can keep
my books as long as I want.
Turn in Worksheet
Get a Grade
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Inquiry objectives – end of level tests
Reading objectives – informational texts
Computer Tech requirement – effective web searching & ethics
Perform basic searches
Distinguish between types of information
Recognize impact of where information is obtained
Evaluate quality of informationSouthern Utah University Research Librarians
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Desire to inquire and learn
Able to write correct English
Able to meet deadlines & take responsibility
Able to ask for help & take criticism
Desire to do high quality work
Weber State University Professors, 2005 Survey
Problem-solving for the 21st Century
High School Tutorial Lessons:
English Class Assignment
Information literacy & communication skills
Thinking & problem-solving
Interpersonal & self-direction skills
Financial, economic/business literacy & entrepreneurial skills
JaNae Kinikin & G. Megan Davis
Weber State University
HeLIOS Tutorial Rollout
August 11, 2009
lack of time
fear of technology
uncomfortable with atypical classroom environment
poor library collections
poor advance planning
lack of computers
additional work that is required of teachers when research is assigned