Developing Information Literacy Skills Lesson Plans Integrated into the 6th Iranian Primary Science Curriculum Based on the Big6 Model

  • Fatima BajiEmail author
  • Carole Haeusler
  • Zahed Bigdeli
  • Abdullah Parsa
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 676)


Since there is a lack of IL skills instruction in the education system of Iran, especially in primary schools, this research developed IL skills lesson plans integrated into the 6th grade Iranian primary science curriculum. This study was conducted using a Delphi method included in the instructional design. Using a snowball sampling method, a sample of 12 6th grade teachers from public primary schools in Ahwaz was chosen for the expert panel. The Delphi process stopped after achievement of consensus and stability of results in the third round. In sum, the developed and confirmed the Unit Plan for 11 th and 12 th Units of the Iranian 6 th grade science curriculum integrated into the Big6 model and 5 Lessons in context can used as the initial framework for developing the IL skills lesson plans in other curricula and subjects in order to upgrade and improve the IL level of the Iranian primary school students.


Information literacy instruction Information literacy curriculum Primary science lesson plans 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Fatima Baji
    • 1
    Email author
  • Carole Haeusler
    • 2
  • Zahed Bigdeli
    • 3
  • Abdullah Parsa
    • 3
  1. 1.Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical SciencesAhvazIran
  2. 2.University of Southern QueenslandBrisbaneAustralia
  3. 3.Shahid Chamran University of AhvazAhvazIran

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