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|Title: ||Integrating information literacy into Blackboard: librarian-faculty collaboration for successful student learning|
|Authors: ||Xiao, Judy|
|Subjects: ||Information literacy|
Learning Management System/Blackboard
|Issue Date: ||Mar-2010 |
|Publisher: ||Pao Yue-kong Library, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University|
|Citation: ||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.
|Rights: ||Reproduced with permission of the author.|
|Type: ||Conference Paper|
|Appears in Collections:||LIB ALSR 2010 Conference Papers & Presentations|
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