ERIC Number: EJ586226
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: 0
A Conceptual Framework for Understanding Information Seeking in Open-Ended Information Systems.
Hill, Janette R.
Educational Technology Research and Development, v47 n1 p5-27 1999
Describes a theoretically and empirically based framework for how users formulate and employ information-seeking strategies in open-ended information systems (OEISs). Discusses challenges related to OEISs. Describes OEIS theoretical and users' perspectives. Presents an example based on a recent study to illustrate use of the OEIS information-seeking framework. Offers implications for practice and research. Contains 133 references. (Author/AEF)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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