Higher Education

Report on “Innovative Learning: Driving Educational Change” event

Rebecca Mogg, Deputy Chair of the CILIP Information Literacy Group, has kindly provided a report on the Innovative Learning: Driving Educational Change event that took place at the Manchester Conference Centre on Tuesday, December 8th, 2015. Being a librarian, the vast majority of events I attend are for librarians and these are usually focused on information […]

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Report from “Developing a Blended Learning Skills Programme” workshop

Emma Woods, CILIP IL Group Marketing Officer and an Information Consultant at Royal Holloway, gives her thoughts on the Developing a Blended Learning Skills Programme workshop, held at CILIP on 26th March 2015. This workshop was organised by the CILIP IL Group and run by Jade Kelsall and Jennie Blake from the University of Manchester.

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Book now for Librarians as Teachers event in Birmingham

ARLG West Midlands and CILIP West Midlands Member Network invite you to attend their joint one-day conference, “Librarians as Teachers”,  on June 10, 2015 at Conference Aston in Birmingham. The event, sponsored by the CILIP Information Literacy Group, will feature are a range of speakers from across the sectors, including HE, FE, Schools and Health

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Report on Welsh Information Literacy Project Closing Conference

Rebecca Mogg and Cathie Jackson offer their thoughts on the Welsh Information Literacy Project Closing Conference, which took place on Thursday, 26th March, 2015 at Glyndŵr University in Wrexham. This one-day event at Glyndwr University celebrated the achievements of the Welsh Information Literacy Project (WILP) as its funded work comes to a close. The importance of cross-sector collaboration

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ACRL Information literacy Framework for Higher Education

Alan Carbery, the CILIP Information Literacy Group’s International (US) Representative, updates us on developments with the ACRL Information literacy Framework for Higher Education. During the recent American Library Association (ALA) Midwinter meeting in Chicago, the Board of Directors of the Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL) voted to formally accept the new ACRL Information literacy

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Digital Literacy…where are we now? – Newcastle University, 20th February 2015

Digital Literacy – librarians, staff and students – where are we now? Are we supporting our own and the digital literacy of users as technology and education moves forward apace?   In the morning, Charlie Inskip (Department of Information Studies, UCL) will give us  an overview on evolving digital literacy competencies, and Sally Patalong (Coventry University)

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Information Literacy Group endorses InformAll criteria

The CILIP Information Literacy Group has formally endorsed the InformAll criteria to support development of information and data literacy teaching resources. The criteria, which are available in full and abbreviated versions, are aimed primarily at academic librarians but are useful for anyone developing teaching resources. They focus on relevance, learning outcomes and which aspects of information literacy are included

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