●Concepts: constructivism; cognition; critical thinking; multiple intelligences; resource-based learning
●The Research Cycle – the different models
●Information literacy in the Revised National Curriculum (RNC)
●Motivation and researching
●Information skills, cognitive skills, social skills, ICT skills
●Assignments that challenge - phrasing assignments for questioning minds
●Tools for planning research-based projects
●Tools for teaching information literacy skills
●Tools for assessing research assignments
●Whole school information literacy planning
* Knowledge management and the information literate school
Who is offering the course?
University of the Western Cape's Department of Library & Information Science
Who should attend?
Teachers and teacher-librarians
Date: 25 - 29 September 2007
The cost of the 5-day course is R950 (excludes lunches). Several cafeterias on campus offer a variety of lunches. The course runs daily from 8:30 - 15:30 on the UWC campus. Participants receive either a certificate of attendance or completion, the latter if assessment criteria are met. The course is credit-bearing.
Deadline for registration & payment is 17 September 2007.
Please contact Sonia Stroud