Reviews: Information literacy

4 reviews found for "Information literacy"
Book review : Global media discourse : a critical introduction
This a book review of Global media discourse : a critical introduction by David Machin and Theo Van Leeuwen, published by Routledge in 2006, ISBN 9780415359467. The book is organised into three thematic sections, the “Contexts”, an overview of the historical and theoretical contexts of globalisation; the “Discourses” dominating the globalisation process, including the discourses of identity and community, sex and work, and discourses of war;...
Book review : Information skills for education students : a practical guide for education students
This is a book review of Information skills for education students : a practical guide for education students by Lloyd Richardson and Heather McBryde-Wilding, published by Learning Matters in 2009, ISBN 9781844451906. It was reviewed by Linda Jones of Imperial College London on behalf of ESCalate. This book is divided into eight chapters, organised into a clear hierarchy so that readers are advised to start at the beginning and not take short...
Book review : The language of the news
This is a book review of The language of the news by Martin Conboy, published by Routledge in 2007, ISBN 9780415372022. It was reviewed by Diane Davies of the University of Leicester on behalf of ESCalate. This book focuses mainly on the way language is used in newspapers, but also includes some comparison with other news media. It offers an accessible overview of a critical linguistic approach to newspaper discourse. It is supported with...
Book review : The literature review: a step-by-step guide for students
This is a book review of The literature review: a step-by-step guide for students by Diana Ridley, Sage Publication 2008, ISBN 9781412934268. It was reviewed by Margaret Simms of ProCEEd for ESCalate. The tools for successful review contained in this book include strategies for reading and note-taking, structuring the literature review and the continuing process of literature review, reference management and in-text citations. Students will also...