TITLE

Information Literacy Gets Social

AUTHOR(S)
WITEK, DONNA
PUB. DATE
October 2012
SOURCE
Pennsylvania Library Association Bulletin;Oct-Dec2012, Vol. 67 Issue 4, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the impact of social media on students' information literacy. It mentions a course at the University of Scranton called Rhetoric & Social Media, designed by librarian Donna Witek with rhetoric teacher Teresa Grettano in the spring semester of 2011 on the use of Facebook as a teaching tool. It mentions two of the five Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL) Standards regarding the close relationship between information literacy and social media use in students.
ACCESSION #
84322730

 

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