Lectures and presentations form a large part of many training courses in information literacy. The training is, however, often supplemented by practical exercises or task-based teaching strategies. Educational challenges arise for the Teaching Library with large or heterogeneous groups. It is then important to move away from instruction and teacher-based methods and employ activating methods. Two didactic analysis models (DIAMOND and DYMIK) help to analyse your own teaching activities. The MOMBI model  (Model-of-Model-Based Instruction), developed by Ulrike Hanke at the Institute of Educational Sciences of the University of Fribourg, sees learning as an active and constructive process. MOMBI assumes that the learning process is first initiated when there is an imbalance. This imbalance can be caused by provocation or activation. Teachers and students solve this imbalance by informing, support and practice, respectively searching, incorporation and consolidation.

Further Information

Hanke, Ulrike & Sühl-Strohmenger, Wilfried (2011). Grundlagen der Didaktik für Bibliothekskurse und ein Modellvorschlag: versuchen Sie es doch mal mit „MOMBI“!.Berlin.

Bauer, Lydia, Böller, Nadja & Hierl, Sonja (2009). DIAMOND: didactical approach for multiple competence development. Chur: Arbeitsbereich Informationswissenschaft.

Gran, Meike (2008). Didaktik und Methodik von Präsenzveranstaltungen zur Vermittlung von Informationskompetenz an Hochschulbibliotheken: Grundlagen, Modelle, Perspektiven. Köln: Fachhochschule Köln, Fakultät für Informations- und Kommunikationswissenschaften.