Using the 5E Learning Cycle of Science Education to Teach Information Skills

  • Eric Snajdr Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis
Keywords: 5 E Learning Cycle, library instruction, information literacy

Abstract

The article discusses the constructivist 5E Learning Cycle and provides an example of how this framework can be used in library instruction around teaching a single concept in depth.  Strengths and weaknesses of the 5E Learning Cycle are discussed.

Author Biography

Eric Snajdr, Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis

Eric Snajdr is an Assistant Librarian in the sciences at University Library, Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis.  He received his MLS from Indiana University Bloomington, his Master of Arts in Teaching (Science) and B.A. in Zoology from Miami University, Ohio. 

Published
2011-01-02
Section
Articles