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Casarosa, Vittore; Ruggieri, Salvatore; Salvatori, Enrica; Simi, Maria; Turbanti, Simona – Education for Information, 2020
Interdisciplinarity is becoming increasingly important in education. With the rapidly evolving job market, an interdisciplinary education can prepare students for the flexibility and broad knowledge base required to adapt. At the University of Pisa, we recognized the value of an interdisciplinary educational environment during our participation in…
Descriptors: Universities, Information Science Education, Barriers, Masters Programs
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El Sherif, Reem; Langlois, Alexis; Pandu, Xiao; Nie, Jian-Yun; Thomas, James; Hong, Quan Nha; Pluye, Pierre – Education for Information, 2020
Mixed studies reviews include empirical studies with diverse designs (qualitative, quantitative and mixed methods). To make the process of identifying relevant empirical studies for such reviews more efficient, we developed a mixed filter that included different keywords and subject headings for quantitative (e.g., cohort study), qualitative…
Descriptors: Automation, Classification, Qualitative Research, Statistical Analysis
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Grad, Roland; Tang, David Li – Education for Information, 2020
Collective intelligence is shared or group intelligence that emerges from collaborative effort. We propose to harness collective intelligence through the specific tasks of producing and sharing constructive comments on synopses of clinical research, disseminated to a national community of physician members of the Canadian Medical Association. This…
Descriptors: Communities of Practice, Physicians, Medical Research, Foreign Countries
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Granikov, Vera; Grad, Roland; El Sherif, Reem; Shulha, Michael; Chaput, Genevieve; Doray, Genevieve; Lagarde, François; Rochette, Annie; Tang, David Li; Pluye, Pierre – Education for Information, 2020
The Information Assessment Method (IAM) is unique, theory-driven, and validated by and for different audiences. Based on a theoretical model of information outcomes, the IAM questionnaire is organized in four levels: situational relevance, cognitive impact, use, and health outcomes of information. To evaluate health information, the IAM…
Descriptors: Evaluation Methods, Value Judgment, Feedback (Response), Information Seeking
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Granikov, Vera; Bouthillier, France; Pluye, Pierre – Education for Information, 2020
Information monitoring and keeping abreast of research trends is essential for researchers. However, as the volume of information and the number of tools for staying up to date continue to grow, researchers struggle to continuously monitor and filter scholarly articles. This is particularly true for researchers working in complex multidisciplinary…
Descriptors: Research, Users (Information), Research Skills, Research Tools
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Frati, Francesca Y. E. – Education for Information, 2020
Health care professionals, be they researchers, clinicians or educators, routinely face the need to find and apply best evidence in the context of complex situations. In order to navigate an increasingly large body of evidence advanced information literacy skills are required. More than simply a set of skills, information literacy is an approach…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Inquiry, Scholarship, Information Literacy
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Kluchnyk, Maria; Grad, Roland; Pluye, Pierre; Thomas, Aliki – Education for Information, 2020
Spaced education (SE) is a learning strategy that can improve long-term knowledge retention. Inspired by the concept of SE, we conducted a mixed methods study of a smartphone application (app) as a platform of SE. Objectives were to: (phase 1 quantitative) estimate the extent to which weekly alerts on the app can stimulate medical residents to…
Descriptors: Intervals, Learning Strategies, Retention (Psychology), Graduate Medical Education
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Asfour, Sara; Grad, Roland; Luctkar-Flude, Marian – Education for Information, 2020
The cancer survival rate has increased and family physicians (FPs) follow cancer survivors who experience long-term problems. Clinical practice guidelines outline best practices in cancer survivor care, but most FPs are unaware of this information. Little is known about specific barriers to survivorship guideline implementation in primary health…
Descriptors: Barriers, Guidelines, Cancer, Physicians
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Gonzalez-Reyes, Araceli; Schuster, Tibor; Grad, Roland; Pluye, Pierre – Education for Information, 2020
In this commentary, we will describe our study and report results that will be of interest to information and education professionals and researchers. Evidence-based medicine requires health professionals to keep up to date with new research-based knowledge. Canadian physicians must now participate in Continuing Medical Education (CME) activities.…
Descriptors: Medical Education, Professional Continuing Education, Medicine, Evidence Based Practice
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Pluye, Pierre; Granikov, Vera; Tang, David Li – Education for Information, 2020
Mixed methods (MM) involve combining qualitative (QUAL) and quantitative (QUAN) methods in program evaluation, primary research, and literature reviews. MM are being increasingly used in health and social sciences (in multiple fields and in an inter-field manner). Over the years, several strategies to integrate QUAL and QUAN phases, results, and…
Descriptors: Mixed Methods Research, Bibliographies, Influences, Barriers
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Moen, Mary H.; Mandel, Lauren H.; Karno, Valerie – Education for Information, 2020
As the nature of public library services expands and transforms, continuing education (CE) for both degreed and non-degreed library staff is critical. An ongoing challenge for the LIS community is to identify the key areas in which to increase professional knowledge and skills. The purpose of this study was to identify what working library staff…
Descriptors: Public Libraries, Staff Development, Minimum Competencies, Delivery Systems
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Bartlett, Joan C.; Dalkir, Kimiz – Education for Information, 2020
This paper describes the 20-year evolution of an information studies program from one primarily focused on librarianship, to one that now encompasses a range of interdisciplinary topics including knowledge management, user-experience design, data science, and bioinformatics, among others. The program revisions, course development, and faculty…
Descriptors: Educational History, Library Education, Information Science Education, Interdisciplinary Approach
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de Villiers Bosman, Isak – Education for Information, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted education at all levels worldwide. This personal account documents some of the details of the shift to remote teaching in a South African context and discusses some opportunities and challenges present in this shift. The focus is on those issues that specifically apply to developing countries and some of these…
Descriptors: Personal Narratives, Distance Education, Foreign Countries, COVID-19
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Heck, Tamara; Peters, Isabella; Mazarakis, Athanasios; Scherp, Ansgar; Blümel, Ina – Education for Information, 2020
Aspects of open science and scholarly practices are often discussed with a focus on research and research dissemination processes. There is currently less discussion on open science and its influence on learning and teaching in higher education, and reversely. This paper discusses open science in relation to educational practices and resources and…
Descriptors: Open Educational Resources, Open Education, Higher Education, Science Education
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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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