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Title: Integrating information literacy into Blackboard : librarian-faculty collaboration for successful student learning
Authors: Xiao, J
Issue Date: Mar-2010
Source: Academic Librarian 2 : Singing in the Rain, ALSR 2010, Conference towards Future Possibilities, Hong Kong, 11-12 March 2010, conference proceedings, session 5B, p. [1-15]
Abstract: Purpose – This paper describes a creative library orientation program utilizing Blackboard to help beginning nursing students develop information literacy and successfully complete a cultural research paper.
Design/methodology/approach – Information literacy components and course specific library resources are integrated seamlessly into NRS 110 Blackboard course. The students attend a one-hour library orientation and continue to receive research assistance from the librarian via Blackboard. Surveys are administered to the students to help evaluate the program's effectiveness.
Findings – Results suggest that faculty-librarian collaboration in integrating information literacy and course-specific library resources into Blackboard courses is an effective way to improve library instruction and student learning.
Practical implications – Offers a model for incorporating information literacy and course-specific library resources into faculty Blackboard courses.
Originality/value – This paper will be of particular value to librarians looking to use LMS such as Blackboard to enhance traditional library instruction.
Keywords: Information literacy
Learning Management System/Blackboard
Publisher: Pao Yue-kong Library, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Rights: Reproduced with permission of the author.
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