Practising Information Literacy
Bringing Theories of Learning, Practice and Information Literacy TogetherEdited by
- Annemaree Lloyd
- Sanna Talja
Paperback, 400 Pages
Published: June 2010
Imprint: Chandos Publishing
- Part 1 Theoretical perspectives: Window on information literacy worlds: Generic, situated and transformative perspectives; Lessons from the workplace: Understanding information literacy as practice; Information literacy as situated and distributed activity. Part 2 Practising information literacy in formal learning contexts: Problem-based learning and collaborative information literacy in an educational digital video course; The challenges of the first research paper - observing students and the teacher in the secondary school classroom; Digital literacies as school practices; Year 12 studentsâ use of information literacy skills: A constructivist grounded analysis. Part 3 Challenges of information literacy teaching: Generic versus discipline specific skills; Teacher trainees of the internet age- changing conceptions of information literacy instruction? Dialogic literacy - a sociocultural learning approach. Part 4 Varying contexts and conceptions of information use: On the connections between information use and learning process; Knowledge building by Australian online investors: the role of information literacy; Evidence based practice: Information professionalsâ experience of information literacy in the workplace. Part 5 Multicultural and gendered aspects of information literacies: Becoming a citizen - becoming information literate? Immigrants experiences about IL learning situations in Finland; Feminist perspectives of information literacy: Conceptualising a new sphere of IL research.