Developing Trans-regional information literacy for lifelong learning and the knowledge economy [DIREKT].

 Al-Farabi KazNU has won an international project funded by Erasmus+ from 15.10.2016 till 14.10.2019 and performed in  collaboration with 14 foreign universities and organizations. The project’s aim is to develop and improve educational programs in information literacy and academic writing of students, young scientists and teachers in English. Working closely with the Coordinating organisation KazNU will participate in working groups and form local committee structures, to ensure the dissemination of project results and the implementation of project initiatives in KazNU, in other Kazakhstan universities and in society at large. 

Developing Trans-regional information literacy for lifelong learning and the knowledge economy (DIREKT)

Project aim:

Promotion of the Bologna Process by means of studying the inclusion of IL competencies into educational programmes. Creation of intagrated into the curriculum IL programmes (inserted into the system of three cycles (bachelor/master/PhD), provision of quality and acknowledgment of qualifications for development of lifelong learning in society in general.

Project objectives:

- Programme development. IL for lifelong learning and their use in educational programmes when needed:

- Development of innovative IL online modules;

- Harmonization of IL programmes with those that are active at the moment in EU;

- Capacity building in higher education institutions for strategic planning and realization of IL programmes;

- Development of IL policies, regulations, - aims, objectives;

- Spreading the information about approaches to development of IL and provision of sustainability.

Official Website of the project https://direkt-cbhe.com/

Administrative staff:

- Sultangaliyeva Gulmira Salimzhanovna -, project coordinator -, Doctor of Historical Sciences, Professor, Head of Department of World History, Historiography and Source Study sultangalievagulmira@gmail.com

- Karagoyshieva Danel Almasbekovna, Ph.D., professor, head of the department Foreign Philology and Translation Studies

- Kalima Tuenbaeva, Associate Professor, Director of the Al-Farabi Library kalima_t@mail.ru

 

Technical staff:

Askhat Beysenbekov - Head of Library and Information Processes Automation Department, Al-Farabi Library

email: askhat.beisenbekov@kaznu.kz

 

Yerkin Serikzhanovich Tastankulov - Head of the Center for Development and Communications of the Al-Farabi Library

email: Tastankulov.y@gmail.com

 

Zhakupov Abilkair - Database Administrator Al-Farabi Library

email: z.b.ntechnologies@gmail.com

 

Teacher/Trainer/ Researcher:

Suinova A.T. - Art. Lecturer of the Department World History, Historiography and Source Studies

Asanova B.S. - Ph.D., Art. prep. Chairs World History, Historiography and Source Study

Ongarbaeva M.S. - Teaching departments Foreign philology and translation

Aliakbarova A. - prep. Of the Department of General Linguistics and European Languages

Dayrabekova G.K. - prep. Department of Foreign Philology and Translation

Kaybuldayeva A. - Art. prep. Department of General Linguistics and European Languages

     Module 1: English for Specific purposes (Libraries, library terminology and library access): this is targeted at all partners   and will be integrated into official university structures and where feasible public and National libraries.

Time of event: 2016-2017, 2018-2019

Status: prolong

 

Module 5: Information Literacy 3 piloting:  Innovative online library services for 21st Century Librarians: aimed at librarians to help them develop new innovative online library services for Information Literacy.

Information Literacy 3:  Innovative online library services for 21st Century Librarians: aimed at librarians to help them develop new innovative online library services for Information Literacy:

  Designing library web sites and online platforms and portals
  Online Public Access Catalogues (OPAC)
  Web 2.0 Technologies and Social Media for libraries
  Library Mobile “Apps” (“M-libraries”)
  Virtual Reference and Ask a Librarian Services
  Electronic Documents Delivery and Inter Library Loans
  Federated search: new options for libraries in the Digital Age
  Using LibGuides for Library research and Information Literacy
  Introduction to Open Access and Open Source for Information Literacy

  Getting the most from Institutional Repositories

Time of event: 2017-2018

Status: fulfilled 

 

Module 3: Information Literacy 1 – for Librarians to train them to help learners find and use information effectively and ethically

Information Literacy 1: for Librarians to train them to help learners find and use information effectively and ethically. This module will cover:

  International Information Literacy Standards: SCONUL, ACRL, ALA, ANZIL
  Focussing and Defining your Research Question
  Using Online Information Literacy Modules for teaching Information Literacy
  Mind the Information Gap! Knowing the critical information sources and resources
  Critically analysing information resources
  Referencing Citation and Avoiding Plagiarism
  Introduction to the Literature Review

 Time of event: 2018-2019

 Status: be in progress 

 

 Module 7: Information Literacy and Academic Writing 2

 Information Literacy and Academic Writing 2:

 Information Literacy and Educational Technologies, Digital Publications Tools and other Technical Aids for Academic Writing
 Information Literacy and Research data management
 Academic Career Planning and Academic Writing: developing your career beyond Academia
 Information Literacy & Getting Published
 Dealing with your Research Supervisor
 Information Literacy, Research Ethics and Academic Writing
 Project management skills incorporating Information Literacy Academic Writing and Research projects
 Conferencing, networking skills for Information Literacy.
 Writing for funding: writing effective funding applications for your University

 Time of event: 2018-2019

 Status: be in progress

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