Informed learning: a catalyst for change in theological libraries

Bruce, Christine (2011) Informed learning: a catalyst for change in theological libraries. ANZTLA EJournal, 2011 (7). pp. 26-49.

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Abstract

This paper discusses the potential interest of informed learning as a catalyst for change in theological libraries. Informed learning is a label for the relational approach to information literacy and information literacy education. It was created to highlight the importance of simultaneous attention to both information and learning when we consider peoples’ experiences in their information rich lives. The paper explores the idea of informed learning, suggesting that serious attention to informed learning experiences may challenge our thinking about our role as information professionals and the ways in which we serve our clients. The paper then moves to explore our current understandings of informed learning in faith communities and suggests some ways in which theological librarians can work to build informed communities.

Item ID: 55453
Item Type: Article (Research - C1)
ISSN: 1839-8758
Keywords: informed learning; information literacy; information and religion; theological colleges and libraries; faith communities; HERN
Copyright Information: Copyright © 2011 The Author(s)
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This paper was presented at the ANZTLA National Conference, 7-10 July, Brisbane 2011.

Date Deposited: 23 Oct 2018 04:28
FoR Codes: 08 INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES > 0807 Library and Information Studies > 080709 Social and Community Informatics @ 100%
SEO Codes: 89 INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION SERVICES > 8903 Information Services > 890302 Library and Archival Services @ 100%
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