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Tuesday, October 18, 2005

Study Day: E-learning and information literacy: initiatives and challenges, Leeds - 14 Nov 2005

Joint IFM Healthcare and Libraries for Nursing Study Day

Lifelong learning is part of all healthcare professionals' lives, and e-learning and information literacy have important roles to play within it. This study day will be an opportunity to share experiences and gain ideas. It will consist of a mix of presentations, group discussions and opportunities to explore some on-line resources.

  • Present and future challenges of information literacy (includes the question: how will Google scholar and metasearch engines change our lives?)
    Peter Godwin, Academic Services Manager, London South Bank University
  • Implementing an information literacy audit in the context of nurse education
    Alison Lahlafi, Faculty Team Librarian, and David Clarke, School of Healthcare, Leeds University
  • Key e-learning themes and developments
    David Peacock, Knowledge Service Manager, Northumberland Tyne & Wear SHA
  • Creating multiple choice questions for a virtual learning environment for nurses
    Karen Smith, York University
  • E-learning for health librarians
    FOLIO Team, Sheffield University

  • RCN e-learning resources
    Caroline Lynch and Angela Perrett, Royal College of Nursing

  • How do we asses the effectiveness of information skills training?
    Alison Brettle, Salford University, and Joanne Greenhalgh, Leeds University
    This is an update of the extremely popular workshop held at the HLG conference in 2004

Booking form and provisional programme details are available on the IFM Healthcare Web site: http://www.ifmh.org.uk/studyday1105.html

If you require any further information, please contact:
Booking: Heather Williamson
Programme content: Jane Shelley or Susan Mottram
Venue and catering: Susan Mottram


  • At 12:57 pm, Anonymous Anonymous said…

    The day sounds interesting;but as usual is focused on the Nurses. Please consider other professions, all of whom are now required to undertake CPD.Can we have something that is directed at supporting them as well,particularl the AHPs. Thank you. Sorry about previous version!!


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