[Asis-l] Info Literacy events in SL, 8th and 14th December

Sheila Webber S.Webber at sheffield.ac.uk
Tue Dec 7 15:55:23 EST 2010

These 2 events both take place in Second Life (SL), the virtual world at 12 noon
SL time (which is the same as Pacific time) time. You need a SL avatar and the
SL browser installed on your computer to participate.

1) "What information literacy means to our future careers"
When: Wednesday December 8th 12 noon SLT (see http://tinyurl.com/35d8lf2 for
times elsewhere)
Where: Infolit iSchool 
Sheila Yoshikawa (Sheila Webber outside SL) will talk about an exercise with
Masters students which involves them in creating posters about how they feel
information literacy will be useful to them in their future careers, including
displaying some of the posters.There are about 90 students in the class this
year, with a majority of students from outside the UK.
This session will be in text chat.

2) "SL journal club discussion"
When: Tuesday December 14th, 12 noon SL time
Where: Infolit iSchool, 
In this month's journal club, Maggie Kohime (Lyn Parker outside SL) will lead
discussion on the article:
Hauxwell, H. (2008) Information literacy at the Service Desk: the role of
circulations staff in promoting information literacy. Journal of Information
Literacy, 2(2),

Part of the Centre for Information Literacy Research series on Infolit iSchool
in Second Life

Sheila Webber
Senior Lecturer, Information School, University of Sheffield, 
211 Portobello Street, Sheffield S1 4DP, UK
0114 222 2641
s.webber at sheffield.ac.uk
The information literacy weblog - http://information-literacy.blogspot.com/
Twitter: sheilayoshikawa; Facebook & Linked-In: Sheila Webber
Sheila Yoshikawa (SL) blog: http://adventuresofyoshikawa.blogspot.com/

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