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ETL401 Assignment 2 Part B: Critical reflection

In my first blog I mentioned that previous to starting my study to become a qualified teacher, I had little knowledge about the multiple roles that a teacher librarian needs to perform to be successful. Obviously since starting the course … Continue reading

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ETL401 Blog task 3- ‘Information literacy is more than just a set of skills’

I thought of starting off by defining what information literacy means. It has become clear to me that information literacy has no one definition. However a definition that has helped to establish my thoughts is that of Abilock (2004) who defines information literacy as “a transformational process … Continue reading

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Blog Task 2: The role of the teacher librarian in regards to assessing information literacy and inquiry learning.

Every day in the last week a new student, who recently moved from an intensive english centre to our school, quite passionately has told me that I shouldn’t have to go to university to become a teacher librarian because all … Continue reading

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Activity: What differences are there in the definitions of information literacy?

It is clear from the readings in this module that there is no one definition that has been applied to information literacy. What is clear however is that our definition for information literacy is always changing with the times. The reading … Continue reading

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Forum discussion

As you explore this topic, post your commentary on your blog, then summaries and post in your group on the Topic 3 Forum. Other points include: What is an appropriate role for the teacher librarian in curriculum development?What benefits can … Continue reading

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Blog Task 1: The role of the teacher librarian in regards to principal support

Previous to starting my study to become a qualified teacher librarian I had never given much thought about exactly how many different roles a teacher librarian must perform to be successful. According to Herring (2007) a teacher librarians roles may … Continue reading

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My experience searching through the library databases

Hi all, I have just finished searching through the library databases. I really like the idea of Primo search as it seems easier and quicker to find a variety of texts. I already had a fairly good idea of how to use … Continue reading

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