The student’s resistance to Information Literacy

I found this post of Tim Fiennes by reading the blog of the famous Sheila Webber about Information Literacy.

Tim is student and tries to explain why students are often resistant about learning skills.

They are not so progressive and they don’t like to change their habits. They like to work when they found some fun and immediate needs. Or Information Literacy want to give them life long learning skills. But they don’t understand this.

Tim adds that skills are often considered less significant than knowledge and students are overrated their real abilities.

That’s why I think, we must work to promote a real curriculum in Information Literacy with concepts and knowledge. Skills are not enough if we want to create a new liberal art.