Snapshots of informed learning: LIS and beyond

Hughes, Hilary, and Bruce, Christine (2012) Snapshots of informed learning: LIS and beyond. Education for Information, 29 (3-4). pp. 253-269.

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Responding to the need for innovative LIS curriculum and pedagogy, grounded in both information and learning theory, this paper introduces the theory and practice of informed learning. After explaining how informed learning originated within the LIS discipline we outline the principles and characteristics of informed learning. Then we present snapshots of three units of study from LIS programs at Queensland University of Technology (QUT), followed by an overview of informed learning developments in a varied range of educational contexts beyond LIS programs. Finally, we reflect upon the relevance of informed learning to LIS education and its wider contribution to learning and teaching in higher education.

Item ID: 55445
Item Type: Article (Research - C1)
ISSN: 1875-8649
Keywords: LIS education; pedagogy; online learning; first year experience; information literacy; HERN; Charrette; curriculum; library design; library and information science education; higher education; informed learning; research; learning and teaching; curriculum development
Copyright Information: Copyright © 2013 IOS Press and the authors
Date Deposited: 14 Nov 2018 23:37
FoR Codes: 08 INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES > 0807 Library and Information Studies @ 50%
13 EDUCATION > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy @ 50%
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