Rainbow book wall

Discovering the unexpected: Going behind the scenes on the CSU Sydney Information Studies/Library Study Visit

Last week I had the honour of joining a group of inspiring information professionals who are completing their Bachelor and Master of Information Studies and Master of Education: Teacher Librarianship on our first Study Visit since they ceased due to Covid in 2020. Over four days we toured ten completely different libraries and were generously […]

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Never stop learning!

Featured image at the top of this post created by Midjourney, prompt by Kay Oddone It is true that as an educator, you never top learning – in both the informal and formal sense. This year I have begun completing the Graduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education; both as a part of […]

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Pool floaties vs ocean swimming

Understanding the changing nature of information literacy in education

A recent study exploring how college students conceptualize the online information landscape has found that information literacy approaches relying upon a ‘static’ presentation of information, which is sought by the student, does not reflect the current environment where algorithms and information platforms push information directly to users (Head et al., 2020). As the nature of […]

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Updated! #StudentsNeedSchoolLibraries

 The research is undeniable. EVERY school needs a well resourced school library AND a qualified teacher-librarian! Go to https://studentsneedschoollibraries.org.au/for more info. This post was originally shared in April 2017, highlighting the research which demonstrates the essential role of school libraries and qualified library staff in enhancing student achievement. Now, in October 2018, a huge new […]

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