본문 바로가기
  • Home

An Experimental Study on the Effectiveness of Education for Information Literacy

  • Journal of the Korean Society for Library and Information Science
  • 2006, 40(1), pp.315-334
  • Publisher : 한국문헌정보학회
  • Research Area : Interdisciplinary Studies > Library and Information Science

Lee Jung Yeoun 1 Eunju Choi 2

1나사렛대학교
2경기대학교

Accredited

ABSTRACT

The purpose of this study is to investigate the effectiveness of education for information literacy by measuring information literacy of selected experimental group and controlled group from university students. Information literacy of each group was measured through structured questionnaires before and after taking the instruction course. The result showed there was a significant difference between two groups after the instruction, and the effectiveness of information literacy showed especially high in the area of information ethics and information analysis. It was also revealed that the education for information literacy is not affected by basic environmental factors at all. Also, students taken the course showed strong self-confidence and positive recognition in information literacy and library use, thus proved that education of information literacy is highly effective both in cognitive and attitudinal side for university students as a liberal arts course.

Citation status

* References for papers published after 2022 are currently being built.