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2009

Portland State University

Library and Information Science

Information literacy

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Save A Horse, Ride A New Train Of Thought: Using Threshold Concepts To Teach Information Literacy, Lori Townsend, Korey Brunetti, Amy R. Hofer May 2009

Save A Horse, Ride A New Train Of Thought: Using Threshold Concepts To Teach Information Literacy, Lori Townsend, Korey Brunetti, Amy R. Hofer

Library Faculty Publications and Presentations

This presentation explores the idea that threshold concepts may hold potential for information literacy instruction. It says that threshold concepts can offer an exciting way to re-envision and re-energize IL instruction by providing a simple and useful framework for questioning what we focus on in our teaching and why.