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There are a large number of Information Literacy, Research, or Information Problem Solving models available for teachers to use with pupils. Below is a selection of  some of them.

The Big 6,

(Eisenberg & Berkowitz, 2000, http://big6.com/ )

 

1. Task Definition 

2. Information Seeking Strategies 

3. Location and Access 

4. Use of Information 

5. Synthesis 

6. Evaluation

 

Research Cycle (McKenzie)

 (http://www.fno.org/dec99/rcycle.html)

The Alberta Model

( http://www.ifla.org/IV/ifla65/papers/078-119e.htm )

 

Planning

Information Retrieval

Information Processing

Information Sharing

Evaluation

Guided Inquiry: Carol Kuhlthau and Ross Todd

 ( http://www.cissl.scils.rutgers.edu/guided_inquiry/implementation.html )

 

1   Initiation:

2   Selection:

3   Exploration:

4   Formulation:

5   Collection:

6   Presentation:

7   Assessment:

 

Research Steps to Success

Sandra Hughes

 

http://www3.sympatico.ca/sandra.hughes/sandra.hughes/research/researchs.html

1   preparing for research.  

accessing resources.  

processing information

transfer your learning

 

The Learning Journey 

Houghton Valley School.

 

1. Brainstorming

2. Where am I going?

3. How am I going to get there?

4. My Travel log.

5. So what?

6. Reflecting and Planning

 

Stripling and Pitts Research Process Model (1988)

http://witloof.sjsu.edu/courses/250.loertscher/modelstrip.html

1  Choose a broad topic.

2  Get an overview of the topic.

3  Narrow the topic.

4  Develop a thesis or statement of purpose.

5  Formulate questions to guide research.

6  Plan for research and production.
7  Find / Analyze / Evaluate sources.

8  Evaluate evidence / Take notes / Compile bibliography.

9  Establish conclusions

10  Create and present final product.

 

The Seven Pillars Model

http://www.sconul.ac.uk/groups/information_literacy/sp/sp/model.html 

The 8 Ws

http://eduscapes.com/tap/topic71.htm 

Kuhlthau Model                                                        

http://www.asis.org/Bulletin/Feb-99/kuhlthau.html

http://library.humboldt.edu/ic/general_competency/kuhlthau.html

 

1      Initiation

2         Selection

3         Exploration

4         Collection

5         Search closure

6      Presentation

 

LOUISIANA INFORMATION LITERACY MODEL FOR LIFELONG LEARNING  http://mconn.doe.state.la.us/lessonplans/lit_model.htm

 

1  Defining/Focusing 

2  Selecting Tools and Resources

3  Extracting and Recording

4  Processing Information

5  Organizing Information  

6  Presenting Findings

7  Evaluating Efforts

Action Learning Model

Gwen Gawith  1983

 

 

1   decide

2   search & finding

3   using & analysing

4   recording

5   presenting & communicating

6   evaluating

 

SAUCE   T. Bond 

Information Literacy & Inquiry Learning model

 

http://ictnz.com/SAUCE.htm

 3 Doors   Gwen Gawith

http://infolit.unitecnology.ac.nz/3doors/

 

Aim

Claim

Frame

 

 

Lane Clarke's Model:

http://www.laneclark-ideasys.com/seminar_inquiry.htm 

 

The Steps to the Research Cycle
http://www.bham.wednet.edu/studentgal/onlineresearch/oldonline/mod5.htm

 

Doug Johnsons Info Literacy Model
http://www.doug-johnson.com/handouts/designresearch.pdf  

 

The information process
http://www.neutralbay-p.schools.nsw.edu.au/library/infoproc.htm

 

eVew : The Research Process (Canada)
http://www.saskschools.ca/curr_content/modgr8ss/files/index.html

 

Information Literacy Scope and Sequence
http://encompass.cerfinfo.com/RSModel.htm

 

Applying the 4 Steps of Problem Solving to Info. Lit
http://tinyurl.com/gvmkh

 

Digital Information Fluency (DIF)
http://21cif.imsa.edu/resources/difcore

 

James E. Herring's PLUS Model site.
http://jimmy.qmuc.ac.uk/usr/jherri/plus/default.htm

 

Student Research Guide (+ Info. Lit. Model)
http://www.tdsb.on.ca/wwwdocuments/programs/cyberlinks/docs/StudentResearchGuide2003.pdf
 

Information Literacy: Model at Noodle Tools
http://www.noodletools.com/debbie/literacies/information/1over/infolit1.html

 

MODEL of Digital Information Fluency
http://21cif.imsa.edu/

 

Information Literacy Matrix
http://www.nsula.edu/watson_library/shreve/nurse_info_lit.htm

 

Designing for Information Foragers
http://www.internettg.org/newsletter/dec00/article_information_foragers.html

 

Information Skills Model - Marland (1981) and NCET (1996)
http://curriculum.becta.org.uk/docserver.php?docid=1899

 

Olim-Kroch-Uris : The Seven Steps of the Research Process
http://www.library.cornell.edu/olinuris/ref/research/skill1.htm

 

The Super3
http://academic.wsc.edu/redl/classes/tami/super3.html

 

Herring, James: PLUS Information Skills Model
http://athene.riv.csu.edu.au/~jherring/PLUS%20model.htm
http://www.ltscotland.org.uk/5to14/specialfocus/informationskills/plus.asp

 

The Building Blocks of Research
http://www.noodletools.com/debbie/literacies/information/2engage/infolit2.html