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Premji, Zahra; Splenda, Ryan; Young, Sarah – College & Research Libraries, 2022
Systematic reviews and other forms of knowledge synthesis are increasingly common in the social sciences, including in business and management research. We surveyed academic business librarians to determine the extent of their involvement, in any capacity, in knowledge syntheses. Of 71 eligible responses, 30 percent were involved in supporting…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Librarians, Business, Library Services
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Haidur, Nataliia; Kornieiev, Vitalii; Pohrebniak, Inha; Yatsenko, Andriy; Horska, Kateryna; Kryvka, Eleonora – Journal of Curriculum and Teaching, 2022
The article examines the problems of applied social and communication aspects of the media literacy development in future teachers. The research involved such methods as sociological analysis, the reproductive method, the pedagogical experiment, testing, survey, as well as the method of dialectical research. The results of testing and surveying…
Descriptors: Media Literacy, Preservice Teachers, Student Projects, Learning Processes
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Taddeo, Gabriella; de-Frutos-Torres, Belinda; Alvarado, Maria-Cruz – Comunicar: Media Education Research Journal, 2022
Misinformation on social media is a major problem facing our society. The experience deriving from use does not guarantee success in identifying false information. This study seeks to determine whether an active role in social media impacts on informational skills. For this purpose, we designed a survey that was administered to 756 young people…
Descriptors: Social Media, Misconceptions, Information Skills, Young Adults
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Nzomo, Peggy; Fehrmann, Paul – Journal of Information Literacy, 2020
The current research sought to identify what skills, knowledge, and behaviours (SKBs) in advocacy engagement are closely associated with information literacy skills. The paper examines what role information literacy (IL) skills play in making one an effective advocate by drawing on everyday life situations that involve advocacy such as…
Descriptors: Advocacy, Information Literacy, Literature Reviews, Information Skills
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Witherspoon, Richelle; Taber, Philip; Goudreau, Alex – College & Research Libraries, 2022
In this study, undergraduate science instructors and faculty were surveyed and interviewed to investigate the information literacy needs specific to their disciplines. Respondents shared their perspectives on IL skill development throughout science degrees and the dependence of that skill development on successful study within the field. Analysis…
Descriptors: Science Teachers, Information Literacy, Student Needs, College Faculty
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Domingo, Melanie M.; Casanova, Venessa S. – Journal of Education and Learning, 2022
This predictive, cross-sectional study aimed to determine the metacognitive online reading and navigational strategies and their relation to the reading performance of Grade 11 HUMSS Students of Pedro T. Mendiola Sr. Memorial National High School. Furthermore, the study also investigated which factors of metacognitive online reading and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Metacognition, Electronic Publishing
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Kiili, Carita; Bråten, Ivar; Strømsø, Helge I.; Hagerman, Michelle Schira; Räikkönen, Eija; Jyrkiäinen, Anne – Education and Information Technologies, 2022
Research has shown that students differ in their abilities to evaluate the credibility of online texts, and, in general, many perform poorly on online evaluation tasks. This study extended current knowledge by examining students' abilities to justify the credibility of online texts from different perspectives, thus providing a more nuanced…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Information Literacy, Information Skills, Credibility
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Aguilar, Mario Sánchez; Castaneda, Apolo – Educational Studies in Mathematics, 2021
We report a study on mathematical literacy with special emphasis on health literacy. In particular, we identify and characterize the mathematical competencies that a citizen needs to interpret the official information on the COVID-19 pandemic as experienced in Mexico. To achieve this, we analyze the daily reports on the pandemic issued by the…
Descriptors: Competence, Mathematics Skills, Multiple Literacies, Public Health
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Huang, Kun; Law, Victor; Ge, Xun; Hu, Ling; Chen, Yan – Knowledge Management & E-Learning, 2019
Students today routinely conduct research in the digital world to solve problems in daily life and in learning tasks. Although research to date has proposed different models to describe the processes of information problem solving (IPS), little is known about the cognitive patterns demonstrated in the processes, particularly the iterative nature…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Problem Solving, Cognitive Processes, Student Research
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Rivers-Latham, Monica; Singer, Helen; Conway, Louise – Journal of Information Literacy, 2020
This project report describes the workflow model used at the University of Hertfordshire to develop and test a suite of new digital information skills materials for students. The approach taken was informed by findings from the Jisc Student Digital Experience Tracker and good practice from Jisc's NUS Benchmarking tool. Content was mapped against…
Descriptors: Information Skills, College Students, Foreign Countries, Information Literacy
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Saal, Leah Katherine; Yamashita, Takashi; Shaw, Donita M.; Perry, Kristen H. – Journal of Adult and Continuing Education, 2020
As recent debates about the role of social media in election outcomes suggest, understanding the association between information processing skills and political efficacy in the U.S. is a significant inquiry for adult and continuing education. Data from the Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies were used to explore…
Descriptors: Adults, Information Skills, Political Attitudes, Citizen Participation
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Reyes-Lillo, Danilo; Hernandez-Garrido, Carlos – Education for Information, 2020
The global COVID-19 pandemic has demanded new strategies and, at the same time, granted new opportunities for the university regarding community engagement. Online education has become a challenge for all universities and libraries around the world. In this context, the Universidad Viña del Mar (Chile), articulating a collaboration between its…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Information Skills, Skill Development, COVID-19
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Ivory, Amy; Viens, Lisha – Knowledge Quest, 2019
When talking about collection development, few school librarians think about databases. Databases provide learners with a one-stop shop for cross-curricular, up-to-date, vetted information in a structured and easy-to-manipulate format for class projects. To be successful learners, students need to know how to use a database to find the information…
Descriptors: Databases, Library Materials, High School Students, Search Strategies
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Faix, Allison; Fyn, Amy – portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2020
To address the growing problem of misinformation, librarians often focus on approaches tied to the frame "Authority Is Constructed and Contextual" from the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education. The Framework, however, encompasses a much wider range of skills,…
Descriptors: Information Literacy, Misconceptions, Information Skills, Librarians
Head, Alison J.; Fister, Barbara; MacMillan, Margy – Project Information Literacy, 2020
This executive summary describes a larger report--the result of a national research effort exploring how much U.S. college-age students know about the way in which internet giants like Google, YouTube, Instagram, and Facebook work, and by extension, how they affect society. Amidst the daily flood of digital news, memes, opinion, advertising, and…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Information Literacy, Media Literacy, Web Sites
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