Nursing students' information literacy skills prior to and after information literacy instruction

Perrin, Cheryl and Hossain, Delwar and Cumming, Kaye (2008) Nursing students' information literacy skills prior to and after information literacy instruction. In: 5th International Lifelong Learning Conference: Reflecting on Successes and Framing Futures, 16-19 Jun 2008, Yeppoon, Australia.

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[Abstract]: Information literacy has been identified by the University of Southern Queensland as an essential graduate quality. It has also been identified in the nursing literature as a requirement for nursing profession. Data were collected from Toowoomba and Fraser Coast campuses using a questionnaire to assess first-year nursing students’ information literacy skills prior to and after information literacy instruction. The findings indicate that embedding such instruction into nursing courses is beneficial. Key words: Information literacy instruction, embedding, problem solving, confidence, information access skills.


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: Yes
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Additional Information: In the Methodology section, course codes have been removed because of confidentiality issues. Copyright for the printed volume is held by the Lifelong Learning Conference. The authors retain individual copyright of their own papers. Apart from any use as permitted under the Copyright Act 1968, no part may be reproduced by any process without prior written permission. Print copy held in USQ Library at call no. 378.173 Lif.
Depositing User: Ms Kaye Cumming
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Sciences - Department of Nursing
Date Deposited: 23 Jun 2008 02:24
Last Modified: 28 Aug 2014 04:02
Uncontrolled Keywords: information literacy instruction, information literacy skills, information access skills, embedding, problem solving, confidence, University of Southern Queensland, nursing students
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 08 Information and Computing Sciences > 0807 Library and Information Studies > 080703 Human Information Behaviour
08 Information and Computing Sciences > 0807 Library and Information Studies > 080704 Information Retrieval and Web Search
13 Education > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy > 130209 Medicine, Nursing and Health Curriculum and Pedagogy
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/4182

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