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Title: A critical analysis of the INFORMS project at Loughborough University.
Authors: Franklin, Ginny
Stubbings, Ruth
Keywords: JISC
Information literacy
Search behaviour
Literacy skills
Issue Date: Jul-2004
Publisher: University of Glasgow
Citation: STUBBINGS, R. and FRANKLIN, G. 2004. A critical analysis of the INFORMS project at Loughborough University. JeLit, 1(1), 31-41. Available: http://www.jelit.org/archive/00000022/01/JeLit_Paper_10.pdf
Abstract: The paper presents a critical analysis of Loughborough University’s experience of INFORMS, a JISC funded project that builds on the earlier work of INHALE. Key aims of the project are: · to enhance students information literacy skills by embedding electronic database tutorials via local Virtual Learning Environments (VLE) into the academic curriculum. · to transfer the project tools originally created by Huddersfield to the learning environments at the partner sites of Loughborough and Oxford universities. · to establish students’ searching behaviour and measure the level of literacy skills prior to using the tutorials and again afterwards. A small team at Loughborough customised existing tutorials and developed new ones to support the subject areas of business, civil engineering and sport & exercise science. Student feedback was sought regarding tutorial content and the learning experience.
Sponsor: JISC
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/172
ISSN: 1745-4360
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