NTU Reg No: 200604393R. Copyright National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University (NIE/NTU), Singapore

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This course is designed for teachers involved in managing the school library.

Course synopsis

This in-service course is designed for any teacher who is involved in managing their school library and establishing infrastructure to support a research culture in their school. The course covers three essential components in developing an information literacy programme in the library: (1) Understanding the importance of information literacy in the Singapore context, (2) Exploring the particular information needs of a school (3) Developing programmes for the effective use of information which support a school’s curriculum.

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Objective

The objectives of this information literacy course are to:

  • raise the awareness of participants of the importance of information literacy in the context of the Ministry of Education’s (MOE) 21st Century Competencies and the 21st Century Libraries Framework (OER5/16LCE-Building a Reading Culture);

  • provide participants with principles and tools to establish the specific information needs of their school;

  • provide participants with resources to enable teachers and students to access information efficiently, evaluate information critically and present information effectively.


The course fee for MOE participants will be fully borne by MOE/ AST.
Course Venue: CHIJ St Nicholas Girls' School (Secondary)

Outline

Understanding the importance of information literacy in the Singapore context 

  1. 21st Century Competencies and Student Outcomes

  2. 21st Century Libraries Framework

  3. Combating Information Illiteracy


Exploring the particular information needs of a school


  1. Understanding the school curriculum in terms of information resources

  2. Recognizing and defining information resources for teachers

  3. Recognizing and defininginformation resources for students


Developing programs for the effective use of information


  1. Efficient information retrieval

  2. Critical evaluation of information

  3. Effective presentation of information and research


Course fee

MOE ParticipantsPublic
Full course feeS$80.00S$440.00
Nett course feeS$80.00S$440.00
7% GST on nett course feeS$5.60S$30.80
Copyright feeS$1.00S$1.00
Total nett course fee payable, including GST and copyright feeS$86.60S$471.80

Who should attend

All educators teaching at Secondary or Junior College level

Overview

Duration:

8 hours hours

Course date(s):

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Subject:

English Language and Literature

Who should attend:

All educators teaching at Secondary or Junior College level

Instructor(s):

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Enquiries:

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