Information literacy


Information literacy

The purpose of this group is to provide a forum and support for teachers of information literacy, both librarians and lecturers.

Members: 28
Latest Activity: Feb 18, 2014

Information Literacy Community of Practice

We live in an era where all the information we can possibly dream of is at our fingertips.

So when our students arrive we assume because they’ve grown up with the internet, they know how to use it. Research shows that they don't.

This Community of Practice aims to create a space where librarians and academic staff can find ways to ensure all Unitec students are able to use information effectively in their studies and for life.


Discussion Forum

How Google Impacts The Way Students Think

This blog post makes some interesting points (which we've no doubt experienced when…Continue

Started by Penny Aug 17, 2012.

Integrating information literacy into the first year

large blog post on this topic (which I am still churning through) that you may wish to join me in reading.Continue

Started by Penny Jul 24, 2012.

Summary of CoP on ipadagogy - 24th April 2012 1 Reply

34 staff from all faculties gathered in the Unitec Library training room. They first took part in the Alien Invasion Scavenger Hunt, an orientation normally used for students. Using ipads and QR…Continue

Started by Fran Skilton. Last reply by Kim Young Apr 27, 2012.

Information literacy rubric

Here is an rubric we have developed that links the main information skills and what students should be able to achieve at the relevant NZQA levels.It's a work in progress, so your opinion would be…Continue

Started by Fran Skilton Apr 27, 2012.

Comment Wall

Add a Comment

You need to be a member of Information literacy to add comments!


Members (28)


Welcome! Feel free to read and add to our events and blog posts, invite new members, and use the material found in our Resources tab above.



Latest Activity


  • Add Videos
  • View All

© 2017   Created by Edward Flagg.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service