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What is Backward Design (BD)

Role of Information Science in a Complex Society
Used to outline classes and courses with active learning principles, based on a structure called Understanding by Design (UbD), aimed at remodeling the curriculum, assessment, and instruction.
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Information Literacy Practices Using Active Teaching-Learning Methodologies in Higher Education
Cristina Marchetti Maia (Federal University of São Carlos, Brazil) and Ariadne Chloe Furnival (Federal University of São Carlos, Brazil)
Copyright: © 2021 |Pages: 21
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-6512-4.ch008
Libraries play a fundamental pedagogical role in teaching information literacy skills which include the use of digital tools that take into consideration user rights and duties, a commitment to the cultural collective, the development of an understanding of the current information scenario, and the constant transformations that occur within it. Based on a literature review, this chapter aims to describe and comprehend active teaching-learning approaches used in information literacy initiatives in HE institutions around the world, where the adoption of such innovative approaches can deliver positive results and ensure greater effectiveness in student learning.
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