Blog Task / INF506 / OLJ Task

INF506 Assignment 1 OLJ first entry

a). Define what social networking is Before beginning the INF506 subject, I would define social networking as the act of connecting online with others, both known to you and unknown. It is online interactions that at their simplest level mimic face-to-face interactions, and at their most advanced allow possibilities never previously available with face-to-face interactions. … Continue reading

Blog Task / ETL401

ETL 401 Blog Task 3 – Information literacy – a skill set, or something much more?

“Information literacy is more than a set of skills”. Present an argument for or against this statement, drawing upon the research and professional literature to support your views. It can be said that information literacy involves information skills and these skills are taught in schools today, most often as part of the library, but these … Continue reading

Blog Task / ETL401

ETL401 Blog Task 2 – Role of the TL in Implementing a Guided Inquiry Approach

One of the many roles of the 21st century teacher librarian (TL) is implementing a Guided Inquiry (GI) approach along side classroom teachers. TLs initiate, implement, collaborate, perform, and assess, as well as many other juicy verbs, in this role. What is it? Guided Inquiry consists of a team (teacher, TL and other expert or … Continue reading