Type

Book Chapter

Authors

Mairead McQuaid
Helen Fallon
Claire McAvinia

Subjects

Education

Topics
teaching learning adult community education library science community studies information literacy skills adult students information literacy virtual learning environment

The Role of a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) in the Teaching of an Accredited Module in Information Literacy Skills (2008)

Abstract This chapter describes the design, delivery and evaluation of an accredited module in information literacy to parttime adult students on a BA degree in Local and Community Studies, offered by the Department of Adult and Community Education of the National University of Ireland at both its Maynooth and Kilkenny campuses. The chapter focuses on the role of a virtual learning environment (VLE) in the teaching of this module. Specifically, through evaluating the module according to recognised frameworks for evaluation in elearning, we provide recommendations for the use of VLEs in the context of teaching information literacy.
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Full list of authors on original publication

Mairead McQuaid, Helen Fallon, Claire McAvinia

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Helen Fallon
Maynooth University
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Claire McAvinia
Dublin Institute of Technology
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