An analysis of YouTube videos for teaching information literacy skills
Khine, Win Kay Kay
Oo, Ma Zar Chi
Lwin, Zin Mar
Date of Issue2012
Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information
Traditionally librarians and educators have been using a variety of methods such as lectures, discussions, demonstrations, and hand-on sessions for imparting information literacy skills. An exciting addition to such initiatives is the availability of Web 2.0 applications. Among the Web 2.0 tools, YouTube is quickly becoming a new way of teaching information literacy skills in a more interesting and engaging manner. The purpose of this study was to analyze information literacy videos on YouTube using the Big6 information literacy model. This paper also makes certain suggestions for using YouTube for imparting information literacy skills effectively.
Advanced information technology in education
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