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Information literacy, the Australian agenda

Information literacy, the Australian agenda

proceedings of a conference conducted by the University of South Australia Library, held at Adelaide College of TAFE 2-4 December 1992

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Published by University of South Australia Library in Adelaide .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Information services -- Australia -- User education -- Congresses,
  • Information technology -- Study and teaching -- Australia -- Congresses

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    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementconvener Irene Doskatsch ; editor Di Booker.
    ContributionsBooker, Diane, 1943-, University of South Australia. Library.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination186 p. :
    Number of Pages186
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16906388M
    ISBN 100868030694
    OCLC/WorldCa38325412

    Information literacy includes the ability to identify, find, evaluate, and use information effectively. From effective search strategies to evaluation techniques, students learn how to evaluate the quality, credibility, and validity of websites, and give proper credit. Information Literacy has also been referred to as digital literacy or media. The publication proposes a pragmatic research agenda for the Global Alliance on Media and Gender (GAMAG), looking back, building on the past and looking to the future. This volume is divided into four main sections: 1) Gender-based violence, media and information; 2) Women’s access to media; 3) Gender and media policy and strategies; 4.

    Definitions of information literacy are reviewed and the history of the development of the concept since the s is considered. The influence of such major documents as the final report of the Presidential Committee on Information Literacy (ALA ), the Prague Declaration (UNESCO ) and the Alexandria Proclamation (Garner ) is analysed.   Australia Council Director of Literature, Wenona Byrne said the Australian book industry had experienced significant change in recent years, with the development of digital publishing and retailing and the introduction of e-books. This new research reveals there is a strong culture of books and reading in Australia, and while many readers are.

    Welcome. The Australian Literacy Educators’ Association (ALEA) is an independent professional association dedicated to literacy and English language learning from early childhood through all stages of schooling and tertiary education contexts. International Literacy Day - 8 September 9th Sep International Literacy Day, celebrated annually on 8 September, is an opportunity for Governments, civil society and stakeholders to highlight improvements in world literacy rates, and reflect on the world's remaining literacy challenges.


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