Information literacy in health sciences education: proposal of a new model in a multi-perspectivism setting

  • Heidi Buysse
  • Renaat Peleman
  • Ann De Meulemeester

Abstract


Information literacy (IL) has become a core skill within health sciences education. Curriculum developers invest a lot of energy in the development of curricula to integrate IL training in an effective way. To optimize this implementation, a new IL model for health sciences education in a multi-perspectivism setting is proposed. Information literacy should be integrated and practiced within a complete curriculum by using horizontal (basic IL skills) and vertical integration (IL integrated within the discipline) that would guarantee equal opportunities for students’ IL development and which could be a more cost-effective solution within curriculum development. The emerging technologies and the impact on educational models will more and more demand different expertise and thus collaboration of experts with different backgrounds.
Published
2018-06-22
How to Cite
1.
Buysse H, Peleman R, De Meulemeester A. Information literacy in health sciences education: proposal of a new model in a multi-perspectivism setting. JEAHIL [Internet]. 22Jun.2018 [cited 17Dec.2018];14(1):15-0. Available from: http://ojs.eahil.eu/ojs/index.php/JEAHIL/article/view/257
Section
Feature Articles