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Presentation
Save a horse, ride a new train of thought: Using threshold concepts to teach information literacy
Library Faculty Publications and Presentations
  • Lori Townsend, University of New Mexico
  • Korey Brunetti, California State University
  • Amy R. Hofer, Portland State University
Document Type
Conference Proceeding
Publication Date
5-1-2009
Subjects
  • Curricula (Courses of study),
  • Information literacy
Abstract

This presentation explores the idea that threshold concepts may hold potential for information literacy instruction. It says that threshold concepts can offer an exciting way to re-envision and re-energize IL instruction by providing a simple and useful framework for questioning what we focus on in our teaching and why.

Description

This presentation and paper were presented at LOEX Annual Conference 2009, Blazing Trails: On the path to Information literacy, Albuquerque, NM

Persistent Identifier
http://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/7418
Citation Information
Lori Townsend, Korey Brunetti and Amy R. Hofer. "Save a horse, ride a new train of thought: Using threshold concepts to teach information literacy" (2009)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/amy_hofer/3/