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Archived Curricula Guide 2012–2015
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ITIA32 Information Literacy (Set Book Exam) 5 ECTS
Organised by
Degree Programme in Information Studies and Interactive Media
Information Studies and Interactive Media
Corresponding course units in the curriculum
School of Information Sciences
Curricula 2011 – 2012

General description

The book exam is focusing on information literacy and learning in various educational contexts.

Learning outcomes

After completing the course a student is expected to be able to:

-describe differences in conceptions of information literacy
-characterize the relationship of information literacy and independent learning
-know some models of information literacy instruction
-be aware of the typical challenges faced in IL instruction in schools and universities


Theoretical frameworks of information literacy, professional interpretations and instructional challenges as a project for libraries. New literacies as pedagogical issues. The information seeking skills of pupils and teaching them as a collaboration between libraries and schools. Analysis of users' objectives and information needs in demanding information retrieval tasks as the basis of information organization and user interface design.

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Written exam 
In Finnish
In English


Numeric 1-5.

Study materials

  • Andretta, Information literacy: A practioner's guide. Chandos. 2005
  • Bruce, Informed learning. ACRL. 2008.
  • Thomas, Crow & Franklin, Information literacy and information skills instruction. Libraries Unlimited. 2011.

And articles listed in course web page.

Belongs to following study modules

School of Information Sciences
School of Information Sciences
School of Information Sciences
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Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
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