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Practising information literacy : bringing theories of learning, practice and information literacy together

This book showcases new interdisciplinary academic research on the relationship between information literacy and learning. It combines findings with new understandings drawn from theoretical and empirical research conducted in primary and secondary schools, higher education, workplaces, and community contexts. The studies offer new insights into questions such as how transferable are the information practices and skills learned in one context to other contexts? What is the degree to which information competences are generic, to what degree are they domain and context specific? What are the kin
eBook, English, 2010
Centre for Information Studies, Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga, N.S.W., 2010
1 online resource (xx, 378 pages)
9781780632803, 1780632800
Windows on information literacy worlds: generic, situated and transformative perspectives / Mandy Lupton and Christine Bruce
Lessons from the workplace: understanding information literacy as practice / Annemaree Lloyd
Information literacy as situated and distributed activity / Lasse Lipponen
Problem-based learning and collaborative information literacy in an educational digital video course / Päivi Hakkarainen and Sari Poikela
The challenges of the first research paper: observing students and the teacher in the secondary school classroom / Heidi Hongisto and Eero Sormunen
Digital literacies as school practices / Leena Rantala
Year 12 students' use of information literacy skills: a constructivist grounded analysis / James E. Herring
Generic versus discipline-specific skills / David E. Woolwine
Teacher trainees of the internet age: changing conceptions of information literacy instruction? / Mikko Tanni
Dialogic literacy: a sociocultural literacy learning approach / Vesa Korhonen
On the connections between information use and learning process / Jarkko Kari and Reijo Savolaninen
Knowledge building by Australian online investors: the role of information literacy / Kristy Williamson
Evidence-based practice: information professionals' experience of information literacy in the workplace / Helen Partridge, Sylvia L. Edwards and Clare Thorpe
Becoming a citizen, becoming information-literate? Immigrants' experiences of information literacy learning situations in Finland / Saraleena Aarnitaival
Exploring information literacy from feminist perspectives / Suzanne Lipu
Challenges for future research on learning, literacies and information practices / Sanna Talja and Annemaree Lloyd