Information literacy

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.

Guided inquiry under the microscope

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

This conference presentation explains how an action research project will be carried out on the Year 11 historical investigation at Loreto Kirribilli, using guided inquiry as the vehicle for student inquiry as well as the collection of data. This presentaiton will be an initial analysis of the success or otherwise of guided inquiry as a means of ensuring deep learning in students.

Same truth, different reality: information literacy practices in vocational and vocational/higher education TAFE libraries

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

The aim of this conference paper is to examine the differences in information literacy (IL) practices for VET students from TAFE libraries across Vocational only and Vocational and Higher Education delivering, TAFE institutes.

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