Category Archives: ETL401 – Teacher Librarianship

Assignment 2, Part B: Critical Reflection.

Upon commencing this unit I noted in my first blog entry that I had a lot to learn (Coussins, 2012a). I soon discovered that one of the first things for me to grasp was a better understanding of Information Literacy … Continue reading

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Blog Task #3: “Information Literacy – more than a set of skills?”

Information literacy (IL) is a broad term covering a broad range of areas. There is an enormous amount of literature regarding the development and implementation of information literacy. It fills conferences and entire books, yet despite all this it seems … Continue reading

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Blog task 2: The role of the TL in practice with regard to implementing a Guided Inquiry approach

The Information Search Process (ISP) is a research model developed by Carol Kuhlthau that explores the thoughts, feelings tasks and actions associated with the research process (Kracker, 2012). Guided Inquiry is based on wide ranging research of the ISP, which … Continue reading

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Some personal musings and ideas about the TL role.

In my first post I mentioned how I felt the role of the teacher-librarian had become a little undervalued. It got me thinking why I felt that and possible reasons for it. As any teacher knows, school budgets can (and … Continue reading

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Teacher-librarian practice with regard to principal support (Blog Task #1)

This is the first unit I am completing on the path towards the Master of Education (Teacher-Librarianship) and I am under no illusions that obtaining all the knowledge I need to hopefully one day become a successful teacher-librarian will take … Continue reading

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