Preparing students to use virtual learning environments : information literacy and independent researching

Sitas, Anestis and Dimo, Irini and Nikitakis, Michail and Papadourakis, George Preparing students to use virtual learning environments : information literacy and independent researching., 2007 . In Computer Based Learning in Science (CBLIS '07) : contemporary perspectives on new technologies in science and education, Crete (GR), 30 June - 6 July 2007. [Conference paper]


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The basic characteristics of Virtual Learning Environments (VLEs)and e-learning are presented. The issue of information overload and the production and dissemination of digital information is discussed. The importance and the necessity of access in evaluated information are reported. It is concluded that for underpin of VLEs, the organization of information literacy programmes with the collaboration of faculty members and library personnel, is essential.

Item type: Conference paper
Keywords: Information literacy VLEs, Virtual Learning Environments, Web based learning
Subjects: A. Theoretical and general aspects of libraries and information. > AB. Information theory and library theory.
C. Users, literacy and reading. > CA. Use studies.
D. Libraries as physical collections. > DD. Academic libraries.
Depositing user: Anestis Sitas
Date deposited: 31 Oct 2007
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:09


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