TITLE

Undergraduate Perceptions of Information Use: The Basis for Creating User-Centered Student Information Literacy Instruction

AUTHOR(S)
Maybee, Clarence
PUB. DATE
January 2006
SOURCE
Journal of Academic Librarianship;Jan2006, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p79
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Current information literacy pedagogy, usually tied to a particular set of skills, does not adequately address the needs of learners. Using a phenomenographic method, this study reveals the three ways that undergraduate students conceptualize information use. Knowing how undergraduates understand information use allows educators to create enhanced learning environments.
ACCESSION #
20301359

 

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