Information Literacy in Music History: Fostering Success in Teaching and Learning

Alessia Zanin-Yost, Christina L. Reitz

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Abstract

The article describes the collaborative process between the authors in adapting course assignments in undergraduate music history courses to demonstrate actual learning of content and information literacy skills. Although the inclusion of the information literacy standards is an important step in developing critical thinking skills, other factors impede students to perform well such as lack of knowledge on how to structure a research paper or not understanding how to properly cite the information. By monitoring student performance, the faculty and instruction librarian can make changes to improve student learning and the acquisition of critical thinking skills.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)562-572
Number of pages11
JournalJournal of Library Administration
Volume54
Issue number7
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 25 2014

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Public Administration
  • Library and Information Sciences

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