Methods of instruction


This chapter provides a brief summary of what information literacy instruction (ILI) is and what it has become in most academic libraries, describing the evolution of ILI from its conception in academic library education to the marketing tool it has developed into over the years. The chapter also defines the many forms available in academic libraries today. It outlines the different modes of instruction including traditional lecture/demonstration, active learning, computer-assisted, learner-centered and self-directed.

Key words

information literacy instruction

instructional methods


traditional instruction (TI)

active learning instruction (AL)

collaborative learning

problem-based learning (PBL) ...

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