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FISHING WITH THE NEW NET ... transfer of students’ information-literacy skills between the secondary and tertiary environments

Glynis Shields and Dale Bennett

How effective are secondary school students’ information-literacy skills in the tertiary environment? When the authors looked at the expectation Years 12–13 teachers have of their students’ information-literacy competence in their first tertiary year, and compared this with polytechnic lecturers’ experience of first-year students’ competence and the students’ own expectations of their confidence and competence, some thought-provoking patterns emerged.

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