Information literacy

'Just dance' with digital literacy

ALIA Information Online 2015 Conference, 2-5 February 2015 Sydney: at the edge.
This conference presentation provides an analysis of a case study in which liaison librarians collaborated with science academics to develop innovative digital literacy activities and assessment tasks for undergraduate units related to ‘Judging Reliability and Accuracy of Information’.

Submission in response to the Productivity Commission Issues Paper: National Education Evidence Base

This paper is submitted as feedback to the Productivity Commission’s Issues Paper relating to the National Education Evidence Base.  ALIA comes to this from a number of perspectives:  as a member of the informal coalition of organisations promoting a national early literacy strategy for Australia; as the peak body for libraries, with members in the school, academic and public library networks; and as an Australian Research Institute supporting deeper knowledge and evidencebased practice in the library and information sector.

IFLA Trend Report on the evolving information environment

ALIA National 2014 Conference, 15-19 September 2014 Melbourne : together we are stronger

This conference presentation discusses the IFLA Trend Report which is research by IFLA used as a foundation for advocacy and policy, and for use by our members which looks across society and access to the digital information environment to identify high level trends which will affect our future information environment and brings together the ideas of a range of experts from different disciplines (social scientists, economists, education specialists, lawyers and technologists).

Base camp to summit: a collaborative approach to building skills and providing support in the area of evidence based practice

ALIA National 2014 Conference, 15-19 September 2014 Melbourne : together we are stronger

This conference presentation looks at how the growth of the evidence based practice movement has demanded a response from health librarians at Curtin University Library. This paper outlines how a collaborative approach to building librarians’ skills from shaky beginnings to firm foundations has facilitated a level of Faculty research support that is recognized, utilized and appreciated.

Base camp to summit: a collaborative approach to building skills and providing support in the area of evidence based practice

ALIA National 2014 Conference, 15-19 September 2014 Melbourne : together we are stronger

This confernce paper looks at how the growth of the evidence based practice movement has demanded a response from health librarians at Curtin University Library. This paper outlines how a collaborative approach to building librarians’ skills from shaky beginnings to firm foundations has facilitated a level of Faculty research support that is recognized, utilized and appreciated.

Libraries as learning organisations: changing our approach to learning

ALIA National 2014 Conference, 15-19 September 2014 Melbourne : together we are stronger

This conference paper explores the impact of the work by the National and State Libraries of Australasia (NSLA) to establish a Literacy and Learning Group to promote the important role of libraries in both formal and informal education, develop the organisational capability of libraries as learning organisations, and set out best practice for library programs and partnerships.

Targeting, tailoring, timing: how the smaller regional Victorian TAFE's are changing to meet the needs of HE students studying in their regions together

ALIA National 2014 Conference, 15-19 September 2014 Melbourne : together we are stronger

This conference papeer explains how the Dual Sector Partnership (DSP) Project was set up to deliver HE programs to regional students through their own local TAFE Institutes. The model of blended delivery allowed the students to study online but keep a  local connection with lecturers and support staff based at their home institutes. Many students articulated into the degree programs from TAFE diplomas.

Targeting, tailoring. timing: how the smaller regional Victorian TAFEs are changing to meet the need of HE students studying in their regions

ALIA National 2014 Conference, 15-19 September 2014 Melbourne : together we are stronger

This conference presentation explains how the Dual Sector Partnership (DSP) Project was set up to deliver HE programs to regional students through their own local TAFE Institutes. The model of blended delivery allowed the students to study online but keep a  local connection with lecturers and support staff based at their home institutes. Many students articulated into the degree programs from TAFE diplomas.

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