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Information literacy and the teaching of politics

Thornton, Stephen Lascelles ORCID: 2006. Information literacy and the teaching of politics. LATISS - Learning and Teaching in the Social Sciences 3 (1) , pp. 29-45.

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Information literacy is becoming an integral component of the higher education curriculum. Following a brief explanation of information literacy, highlighting links to the teaching of Politics at the tertiary level, this article shares lessons learned during a pilot study involving embedding information literacy on a third year Politics course at Cardiff University. Copyright of Learning & Teaching in the Social Sciences is the property of Intellect Ltd. and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites or posted to a listserv without the copyright holder's express written permission. However, users may print, download, or email articles for individual use. This abstract may be abridged. No warranty is given about the accuracy of the copy. Users should refer to the original published version of the material for the full abstract.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Department of Politics and International Relations (POLIR)
Subjects: J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > Z665 Library Science. Information Science
Publisher: Berghahn
ISSN: 1755-2273
Last Modified: 25 Oct 2022 08:57

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