Monthly Archives: September 2013

Swinging from rope with large portmanteau attached…

I can see the summit and lordy do I just want to get there but here’s the thing – have the large portmanteau attached and I’m swinging in mid air trying to get ahead with the reading and the understanding … Continue reading

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Information Literacy is more than a set of skills

Defining information literacy is a mercurial task; exactly what information literacy is, who is information literate and how we guide and teach future generations to be information literate is debatable.  One unifying theme however, is that information literacy seems to … Continue reading

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Information literacy … so far

Information Literacy There seems to be many and varied constructs of what information literacy seems to be – the definitions exclude and include many different areas and come under different titles – transliteracy, digital literacy, information fluency, 21 century fluency, … Continue reading

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Constructivist learning and the Australian curriculum

Constructivist learning and the Australian curriculum   In the “information renaissance” (O’Connell, J. 2013) it is no surprise that the way we teach is altering.  Change is not isolated to the modus operandi of the classroom teacher but effects the … Continue reading

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