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There is a Better Way. Information Literacy - Skills to Empower: Bristol, 18 May 2017


Our course There is a Better Way. Information Literacy - Skills to Empower, run by Lin Smith, will be held at Gordano School, Portishead, Bristol on 18 May 2017.

Arm yourself with sufficient knowledge to become more involved in, or to spearhead, an Information Literacy Programme in your school.  During the day delegates will explore the definition of Information Literacy and how it applies to 21st century learners. The course will cover the best kind of questioning and will identify core skills with citation, copyright, plagiarism and website evaluation being discussed.  Ideas for possible lessons will be explored and delegates will be encouraged to discuss and invent hypothetical lessons, including the use of games. It will include a brief look at free web-based software which can be used to enrich skills lessons keeping students engaged and interested. 

The closing date is 4 May 2017. A £15 early booking discount will be applied to all applications received by 20 April 2017.

Key Audience: Secondary school librarians / library staff / teachers with a responsibility for learning skills

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