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FOLIO: Facilitatated Online Learning as an Interactive Opportunity

 

Designing and delivering information skills training courses (INFOSKILLS)

 

Welcome to the FOLIO InfoSkills Wiki.  This Wiki is to support the FOLIO InfoSkills course funded by SHALL (Strategic Health Authority Library Leads) and will contain all the materials needed to during the course.

 

About InfoSkills…   

The InfoSkills course begins on 1st February and ends on 26th March 2010. To view the course emails, see the InfoSkills archive. To see an outline of course materials and exercises, see the InfoSkills course timetable. 

 

 

InfoSkills Course Material

 

Key materials:

 

 

Course materials:

 

Individual Assignment Instructions:

Part One

 

Briefings:

An introduction to information skills and information skills training

Carrying out training needs assessment

Designing information skills training courses

Creating training course schedules

Promoting information skills training

Delivering information skills training

Evaluating information skills training

 

Mini-Briefings:

Choosing the individual course components

 

PowerPoint Presentations:

Developing aims, objectives and learning outcomes

Benchmarking

 

Guest Lecture - "Countering the Training Half-Life" by Andrew Booth:

Slideshow with commentary

Transcript

 

Other Materials:

Bibliography

Course Summary

Information Training Skills Courses Gallery

 

Course aim…

 

Learning outcomes…

 

  • Understand and define the concepts of ‘information skills’ and 'information literacy'.
  • Assess and evaluate training needs.
  • Develop aims, objectives and learning outcomes.
  • Promote information skills training courses.
  • Deliver information skills training courses.
  • Evaluate information skills training courses.
  • Engage with fellow course participants in discussing issues arising from information skills training.

 

Outline of the InfoSkills course

 

During the InfoSkills FOLIO course, the following areas will be covered:

 

  1. Identifying training needs
  2. Developing aims, objectives and learning outcomes
  3. Designing information skills training courses
  4. Creating training course schedules
  5. Choosing venues and locations
  6. Publicising training courses
  7. Delivering training courses
  8. Evaluating training courses

 

For more detailed information about the course, see the introduction.  

 

Information skills training references

 

For more information about information skills training, see the following references:

 

  • Ian Forsyth, Alan Jolliffe and David Stevens. Planning a Course: Practical Strategies for Teachers, Lecturers and Trainers (Part 1). London, Kogan Page Ltd; 1995
  • Ian Forsyth, Alan Jolliffe and David Stevens. Preparing a Course: Practical Strategies for Teachers, Lecturers and Trainers (Part 2). London, Kogan Page Ltd; 1995
  • Ian Forsyth, Alan Jolliffe and David Stevens. Delivering a Course: Practical Strategies for Teachers, Lecturers and Trainers (Part 3). London, Kogan Page Ltd; 1995
  • Ian Forsyth, Alan Jolliffe and David Stevens. Evaluating a Course: Practical Strategies for Teachers, Lecturers and Trainers (Part 4). London, Kogan Page Ltd; 1995
  • Godwin,P. & Parker,J. (eds.) (2008) Information Literacy meets Library 2.0. London, Facet.
  • Alison Hicks. Training the Users. Chapter 14. In: (eds) Andrew Booth and Graham Walton, Managing Knowledge in Health Services. London, Library Association publishing; 2000  [Online] [Accessed February 2010]
  • Manchester Metropolitan University and the University of Leeds. 2004. The Big Blue Information Skills Toolkit.  [Online] [Accessed February 2010]
  • Manchester Metropolitan University and the University of Leeds. 2004. The Big Blue Project.  [Online] [Accessed February 2010]
  • Poyner,A. 2005. Enabling end-users: information skills training. Oxford :Chandos. 

  • SCONUL. 2008. The seven pillars of information literacy. [Online] [Accessed February 2010]
  • Jo Webb and Chris Powis. Teaching Information Skills: Theory and practice. London: Facet Publishing; 2004

 

 

 

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