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information literacy instruction for 7-11 years Iranian children
Nastaran Poursalehi * , Fatemeh Fahimnia , Abbas Bazargan , Maryam Nakhoda
University of tehran , poursalehi@gmail.com
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Purpose: In this research, information literacy standards of American Association of School Library (AASL) were determined in to instructional objectives  for Iranian children(7-11 years old).

Method: We used literature review for listing instructional objectives of information literacy based on AASL standards, survey of a school staff for extracting suitable Objectives for Instruction, and focus group for determining suitable instructional objectives and arranging them based on a school staff view.

Finding: final instructional objectives classified in three group: accessing information efficiently and effectively(Identification of information sources, Formulates questions, drawing concept map, etc…) ; evaluating information(understanding of texts, relevance, select appropriate information); using information(speaking in front of a group, note taking, making slides, writing a scientific text contains citation) . Final instructional objectives  for 7-11 years Iranian children show that focus is on instructing access to information sources. Indicators of evaluation and use of information are less mentioned. In this age focus is on text understanding, relevance and selecting appropriate information. Children in this age use information for decision making and personal relationship and memorizing information. Other ways of instructing information use are: develop writing and speaking skills( making scientific texts and speaking about it), making poster and handy crafts.

Originality/value: We need a curriculum development of information literacy for primary school pupils(7-11 years) that covered international standards.  Extracted instructional objectives is a part of a general curriculum of teaching information literacy. Product of this research is instructional objectives plus lesson plans and needed Practices. In this article mentioned just final instructional objectives and sample Practices.  

Keywords: Information literacy, instructing, pupils, 7-11 years’ children, AASL Standards, Primary schools
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Type of Study: quantitative | Subject: Information Literacy
Received: 2014/12/9
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Poursalehi N, Fahimnia F, Bazargan A, Nakhoda M. information literacy instruction for 7-11 years Iranian children. تحقيقات اطلاع رساني و كتابخانه هاي عمومي. 2018; 24 (2)
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