Teaching information literacy using the short story

Teaching information literacy using the short story Stories are powerful teaching tools because of their potential to stimulate the imagination of students and engage them with the material. The short story gives meaning to abstract concepts, aids memory, makes learning fun, and is time efficient. This article explains the approach to teaching information literacy through the use of short stories, including how to create vivid connections to the Association of College and Research Libraries’ Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education . Provides course instructors with examples of how the short story can be used as a platform to discuss information literacy standards. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Reference Services Review Emerald Publishing

Teaching information literacy using the short story

Reference Services Review, Volume 32 (4): 5 – Dec 1, 2004

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Emerald Publishing
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Copyright © 2004 Emerald Group Publishing Limited. All rights reserved.
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0090-7324
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10.1108/00907320410569734
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Abstract

Stories are powerful teaching tools because of their potential to stimulate the imagination of students and engage them with the material. The short story gives meaning to abstract concepts, aids memory, makes learning fun, and is time efficient. This article explains the approach to teaching information literacy through the use of short stories, including how to create vivid connections to the Association of College and Research Libraries’ Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education . Provides course instructors with examples of how the short story can be used as a platform to discuss information literacy standards.

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Reference Services ReviewEmerald Publishing

Published: Dec 1, 2004

Keywords: Storytelling; Information retrieval; Standards; Teaching methods

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