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Learning through metaphor: An introduction to metaphors in information literacy Elizabeth H. Brown

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Summary:

"Pervasive in our language use, overlooked in their power, metaphos offer a new way to think about information literacy instruction. This short book introduces metphors as a creative approach to teaching information literacy by drawing on existing concepts and making instruction more meaninful to your learners. Starting with everyday metaphor use, readers will engage with how metphors work, explore new and existing metaphors in information literacy, and draw connections to applications in the classroom." -- back cover
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Columbia Gorge Community College Library 028.7071 BROWN 2018 (Text) 39705000029099 Main Collection Book None 11/07/2018 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781911500094
  • Physical Description: vi, 102 pages: illustrations; 21 cm.
  • Publisher: Tallinn, Harju maakond, Estonia: Innovative Libraries, 2018

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction -- Everyday Metaphors -- How Metaphors Work -- Metaphors in Information Literacy -- Applications, Activities & Ideas -- Concluding Thoughts & Caveats -- Bibliography
Summary, etc.:
"Pervasive in our language use, overlooked in their power, metaphos offer a new way to think about information literacy instruction. This short book introduces metphors as a creative approach to teaching information literacy by drawing on existing concepts and making instruction more meaninful to your learners. Starting with everyday metaphor use, readers will engage with how metphors work, explore new and existing metaphors in information literacy, and draw connections to applications in the classroom." -- back cover
Subject: Information literacy > Study and teaching.
Metaphor > Study and teaching.
Cognitive learning.
Learning.
Metaphor.
Figures of speech.
Reification.

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