Fundamentals of library instruction /

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Author / Creator:McAdoo, Monty L.
Imprint:Chicago : American Library Association, 2012.
Description:1 online resource (x, 112 pages).
Language:English
Series:ALA fundamentals series
ALA fundamentals series.
Subject:Library orientation.
Library orientation for college students.
EDUCATION -- Teaching Methods & Materials -- Library Skills.
Library orientation.
Library orientation for college students.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11189169
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Varying Form of Title:Library instruction
ISBN:9780838994153
0838994156
9780838994146
0838994148
9780838911419
0838911412
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
English.
Print version record.
Summary:Being a great teacher is part and parcel of being a great librarian. In this book, the author, a veteran instruction services librarian lays out the fundamentals of the discipline in easily accessible language. Succinctly covering the topic from top to bottom, he: Offers an overview of the historical context of library instruction, drawing on recent research in learning theory to help the instructor choose the most effective strategies for any situation; Shows readers how to assess the information needs of a given audience, how to develop a curriculum for teaching information literacy, and how to fit an appropriate amount of content into the allotted time; Addresses the pros and cons of online versus face-to-face instruction; Includes methods for publicizing the availability of the library's learning opportunities. With expert guidance for putting theory into practice, this book helps librarians connect with students as effectively as possible.
Other form:Print version: McAdoo, Monty L. Fundamentals of library instruction. Chicago : American Library Association, 2012 9780838911419