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Library Connect Academy: Science teaching and learning



Full course description

Mastery of information literacy skills equips librarians to effectively navigate ever-growing information landscapes. Promoting these skills to students and researchers assists in improved ability to utilize reliable and best-fitresources for research. In this course, you will gain foundational knowledge on scientific literacy principles, techniques for leading change to improve research skills, and resources for creating your own curricula. 

This course consists of one module and a collection of reference materials.

After completing the course you will be able to:

  • Utilize two open web resources, ScienceDirect Topic pages and Wikipedia into your information literacy lessons 
  • Describe how a librarian can drive improved research practices 
  • Describe multiple ways to teach science literacy 
  • Explain the value of assessing students prior to their first library instruction 
  • Identify resources to create your own science literacy lesson plans  

 Included in the course:

  • Rich learning content 
  • Tips and tricks from librarians across the globe
  • Links to additional open resources
  • Certificate upon successful completion of quiz

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