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ETL501 – Information Environment – Assignment 2 : Part B – Critical Reflection

This critical analysis reflects on the process of creating a pathfinder on Antarctica designed for Year 6 students. Its purpose is to guide students to a range of resources where they can enhance information literacy (IL) skills. This reflection analyses … Continue reading

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ETL504 – TL as Leader – Assignment 2 : Part B – Critical Reflection

Reflecting on what I have learnt during this subject, my knowledge and understanding of the role of the Teacher Librarian (TL) as leader has extended significantly.   My previous understanding and beliefs about leadership and in particular, the role of the … Continue reading

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ETL504 – TL as Leader – Blog 3

In implementing a school wide digital literacy program, you initially need to have the support of your principal. A brief report, backed up with evidence, identifying your particular school needs and the best ways to address these needs is essential. … Continue reading

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ETL504 – Assignment 1 : Part B – Reflective Journal Blog Task

Reflecting on my understanding and practice of leadership after engaging with the research and literature in this subject, I now realise that my previous views on leadership in general and in a school library context were fundamentally dated and incorrect. … Continue reading

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ETL504 – TL as Leader – Blog 2

TLs must be proactive and adaptable as our role will change exponentially into the future. Therefore it is imperative that TLs embrace Tapscott’s 4 principles of collaboration, transparency, sharing & empowerment. Collaboration – By working with other staff members and … Continue reading

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ELT504 – TL as Leader – Blog 1

Leadership is complex. It is not about one person setting the goals and expecting others to follow them. It is about empowering others to become leaders by building on individual strengths within an organisation (Avolio, 2009, p. 422).  You can only … Continue reading

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ETL503 Resourcing the Curriculum : Part C Reflection (Assignment 2)

Reflecting on what I have learnt during evaluation of the current collection and the research undertaken in preparing the collection policy, I am alarmed as to how limited my knowledge of collection development was and unfortunately how dire the current … Continue reading

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