ITN279 Information Literacy Education. Educational Event By Maranda Lloyd & Alexandra Cooney. Setting the Scene. Teaching new IT70 students how to evaluate websites We are a university mentor group, similar to PASS The IT70 students are all over 30 years of age. The IL Model.
ITN279 Information Literacy Education
Maranda Lloyd & Alexandra Cooney
Australian and New Zealand Information Literacy (ANZIL) framework:
1. engage in independent learning through constructing new meaning,
understanding and knowledge
2. derive satisfaction and personal fulfillment from using information wisely
3. individually and collectively search for and use information for decision making and problem solving in order to address personal, professional and societal issues
4. demonstrate social responsibility through a commitment to lifelong
learning and community participation
(Bundy, 2004, p.11).
The standards of the ANZIL framework –
create new understandings
ethical, economic, legal, and social matters surrounding the use of
(Bundy, 2004, p.11).
The information literate person critically evaluates information and the information seeking process
- assesses the usefulness and relevance of the information found
- defines and applies criteria for evaluating information
- reflects on the information-seeking process and revises search strategies as
(Bundy, 2004, p.16).
Knowles’ Adult Learning theory:
In relation to the lesson, we would like
feedback on the following:
Teaching IT70 Students
How to Evaluate Websites
Overall evaluation of website
Adapted from: Katz, A. (1997). Introduction to Reference Work. New York: McGraw-Hill
AND Birks, J., & Hunt, F. (2003). Hands-on Information Literacy Activities. New York:
End of lesson
Please fill out the questionnaire provided
Birks, J., & Hunt, F. (2003). Hands-on Information
Literacy Activities. New York: Neal-Schuman
Bundy, A. (Ed.). (2004). Australian and New Zealand Information
Literacy Framework: Principles, standards and practice (2nd ed.).
Adelaide: Australian and New Zealand Institute for Information
Literacy. Retrieved May 10, 2007, from
Katz, A. (1997). Introduction to Reference Work.
New York: McGraw-Hill.