ERIC Number: EJ697433
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Jan
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Information-Seeking Behavior in Generation Y Students: Motivation, Critical Thinking, and Learning Theory
Journal of Academic Librarianship, v31 n1 p46-53 Jan 2005
Research in information-seeking behavior, motivation, critical thinking, and learning theory was explored and compared in a search for possible motivating factors behind students' dependence on television and the Internet for their information needs. The research indicates that only a very small percentage of the general population prefer to learn by reading.
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Motivation, Learning Theories, Information Needs, Information Seeking
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