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Information Fluency Digital Magazine

Curated Articles about Information Fluency

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Added by Dennis O'Connor on January 7, 2012 at 6:27pm — No Comments

New Information Fluency Online Magazine

Forgive me for not being more active on this great NING.  Wherever teacher-librarians gather I find valuable resources and deeply caring people. 

I'd like to add to the resources by sharing by new online magazine. This is a curated publishing effort that is just getting started.  I think the content will appeal to this audience. 

Digital Magazine: Information Fluency . If you like what you see,…

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Added by Dennis O'Connor on November 30, 2011 at 12:41pm — No Comments

Online Self-Paced Class: Research and Information Fluency Assessment

Information Investigator 3.1

A limited time preview of the 21st Century Information Fluency Project's online self-paced training and assessment course is now available to all educators.



We use a game based scenario that puts the student…

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Added by Dennis O'Connor on August 29, 2011 at 7:10pm — No Comments

Common Core Standards for Librarians

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Added by Dennis O'Connor on August 25, 2011 at 7:45pm — No Comments

Dozens of Tutorial Videos: Learn it in 5 minutes or less: What is Web 2.0?



  • Video site dedicated to short instructional tutorials for the technology classroom.  
    • At Learn it in 5, you'll learn what is Web 2.0, and strategies for using Web 2.0 technology in the digital classroom - all…
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Added by Dennis O'Connor on August 25, 2011 at 7:43pm — No Comments

21st Century Information Fluency Project on Facebook

Drop by and Like us?  We're using Facebook to spread the work about information fluency.

https://www.facebook.com/informationfluency

 

Dennis!

 

Added by Dennis O'Connor on August 9, 2011 at 5:07pm — No Comments

Online Teacher Toolkit: Information Fluency Learning Games and Resources

Drop these resources into your library website or online course!







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Added by Dennis O'Connor on March 30, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Information Literacy Games: Kermit the Frog Search Challenge

It ain't easy being green....




Finding Kermit was the inspiration for one of the first Internet Search Challenges created by Dr. Carl Heine. The task is to track down a picture of Kermit ready for graduation in the least amount of time.



Many teachers use this as a whole class lab activity. Put up a… Continue

Added by Dennis O'Connor on October 18, 2009 at 2:37pm — No Comments

Investigative Search 20/10: Online Self-Paced Training In Website Evaluation



The 21st Century Information Fluency Project is offering a new self-paced online class devoted to Website Evaluation using investigative search methods.




This is the first time we've offered a self-paced course designed to meet your on demand learning needs. In this course you work at your own pace in a media rich interactive environment hosted at our Moodle based online learning site.



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Added by Dennis O'Connor on July 14, 2009 at 10:52pm — No Comments

Information Forensics: Overview of Website Evaluation Resources from 21cif.com

Join us at NECC 2009: TP430 Power Searching: Information Fluency at Your Fingertips

Tuesday, June 30, 2009 12:30pm–3:30pm




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Added by Dennis O'Connor on April 5, 2009 at 3:16pm — No Comments

Information Fluency Online Classes Start Feb. 9

Powersearching in a Web 2.0 World Power-Searching In a Web 2.0 World

| 4 weeks | $99

This is a 4 week overview class suitable for beginning, intermediate, and advanced searchers.
  • We use discussions, open-book quizzes, interactive glossaries, and learning games to teach information fluency.
  • You will learn to search, evaluate, and ethically use online…
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Added by Dennis O'Connor on February 3, 2009 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Time to get Social Bookmarking

I've been teaching social bookmarking as part of my e-learning classes for some time. Social bookmarking is always a difficult concept to get across. Truly, it's something you need to actually do in order to begin to grasp the power of this web 2.0… Continue

Added by Dennis O'Connor on December 28, 2008 at 5:02pm — No Comments

Tutorial & Game: Determining Website Accuracy

Free Online Materials from the 21st Century Information Fluency Project





We've just posted a revised version of our Accuracy MicroModule.



We've also added a practice game that helps students practice:



finding embedded evidence

checking evidence for accuracy

triangulation of data




This is one of about… Continue

Added by Dennis O'Connor on November 23, 2008 at 6:05pm — No Comments

Care to Moodle your Google (GDocs that is)?

Care to Moodle your Google (GDocs that is)?

moodle your google

Learn the basics of GDocs collaboration in ths week long fully facilitated online class. Learn a bit about G-Docs, get introduced to Moodle based online learning, and have some fun!

It's a simple search puzzle to find us: Use Google to search with these keywords:…

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Added by Dennis O'Connor on November 11, 2008 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Google Documents (Fully Facilitated 5 Day Online Class)



Moodle Based

Fully Facilitated!




Login as guest:
http://21cif.mrooms.net/course/view.php?id=58





FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions
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Added by Dennis O'Connor on October 10, 2008 at 9:43pm — No Comments

Information Fluency: It's Elementary (Beta Testers needed for learning games)

Carl Heine is developing a series of online learning games to teach elementary students the essentials of search. We're looking for feedback and suggestions as we begin the development cycle.



You will find all the details on the Information Fluency group We are asking for feedback on our new elementary age games to be posted to… Continue

Added by Dennis O'Connor on October 3, 2008 at 4:08pm — No Comments

Online Courses in Information Fluency!



Search Help, Evaluation and Digital Ethics for School, Business and Home

Courses Starting Soon...



Need to create a bachttp://21cif.com/img/IF_logo500.jpgk to school training?

Use our modular content to snap together your own unique training course.

Power Searching in a Web 2.0 World

Next session starts September 22, 2008 (4 Weeks $99)…

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Added by Dennis O'Connor on September 7, 2008 at 3:04pm — No Comments

(WSI) Website Investigation: An Introduction to Information Forensics

Carl and I concluded our first run of (WSI) Website Investigation: An Introduction to Information Forensics. This is a fully facilitated Moodle based online class. We had a lot of fun and the participants were great. We also radically underestimated the amount of time the course would take. We figured 5 hours in one week. When we polled the class everyone reported taking far more time with each case study.



It doesn't surprise me. As I… Continue

Added by Dennis O'Connor on August 5, 2008 at 6:02pm — No Comments

Pass the word? Help make it a 6-traits online summer!

register now for Teaching and assessing writing with the 6-traits



Please forward this announcement to teachers in your district.



This summer teachers from around the nation and the world will join online to exchange ideas and share best practices. The conversations are rich. The community is real. If you've never taken an online class before... this is the one to start with!



Teaching and Assessing Writing with the 6 Traits



EDUC 744 920 Elementary (Gr. K-4) - 3 gr. cr.… Continue

Added by Dennis O'Connor on May 20, 2008 at 11:45am — No Comments

We've redesigned our website. Please drop by 21cif.imsa.edu and check out the changes? You'll no longer have to login to access our resource kits. We've added a direct link to the Information Fluen…



We've redesigned our website. Please drop by 21cif.imsa.edu and check out the changes?







You'll no longer have to login to access our resource kits.





We've added a direct link to the Information Fluency Group here on the TeacherLibrarian Network to our main menu.





We're developing an integrated blog and wiki.





We've added an…
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Added by Dennis O'Connor on December 29, 2007 at 3:25pm — No Comments

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