Essays about: "Information literacy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 45 essays containing the words Information literacy.

  1. 1. MIK, what are the boundaries? : A study of media and Information literacy in relation to youth culture and the extended school environment.

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Lärarutbildningen

    Author : Dean Clive; [2017]
    Keywords : MIL; media and information literacy; extended school; recreation-centre; after school; fundamental values; : MIK; medie-och informationskunnighet; fritidshem;

    Abstract : The aim of this study was to observe how, and if, the concept of Media and Information Literacy (Medie-och informationskunnighet in Swedish) was used in the extended school environment. In Swedish primary schools, 21stcentury skills, such as critical thinking, are beginning to be implemented, butis that also the case with the fritidshem? In this study, I have used fiveobservations to examine the situation at a specific school that has a vision ofsustainability and focus of extensively working with information andcommunication technologies. READ MORE

  2. 2. Experiencing Zika : A qualitative interview study of Brazilian nurses

    University essay from Röda Korsets Högskola; Röda Korsets Högskola

    Author : Jonas Tillman; Robin Kristoffersson; [2017]
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    Abstract : Background: Zikavirus was discovered in the 1950’s in the Zikaforest in Uganda, it is a vector borne flavivirus and its main carrier is the Aedes Aegyptimosquito. In 2015 ZIKV reached Brazil and from Brazil it has spread to 26 countries in the Americas. READ MORE

  3. 3. “Do we have to actually understand all this?” Students’ on-line information search and evaluating the sources when working with Controversy Mapping

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik och specialpedagogik

    Author : Réka Izabella Csonka; [2016-07-05]
    Keywords : controversy mapping; mediated learning; information search; information literacy;

    Abstract : Aim: The purpose of this thesis is to explore upper-secondary students’ information search and their evaluation of on-line sources in a project work on socio-scientific issues when controversy mapping as a new digital method is implemented in the assignment. Accordingly, the focus of this study is on how students manage on-line information search and how they evaluate web-sources by relating these to their learning activities with specific socio-scientific issues. READ MORE

  4. 4. Information Literacy of Older Newly Arrived People

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper (KV)

    Author : Hekmat Ali Ramthan; [2016]
    Keywords : Information literacy; information; newly arrived people; information work; influence work; information sharing; information coupling.;

    Abstract : The aim of this bachelor thesis is to explore the information literacy of newly arrived people and to obtain knowledge about how they are looking for important information. The research questions are as follows: How do newly arrived people access information in the new society? What strategies do they use to overcome the difficulties/obstacles?How do newly arrived people learn about being information literate? Previous research has examined the importance of information literacy of newly arrived people and discussed how they are looking for important information. READ MORE

  5. 5. Understanding nanoscopical images and exosomatic vision through visual literacy.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för konsthistoria och visuella studier

    Author : Susanna Ivarsson; [2016]
    Keywords : Visual literacy; Nanoscope; Exosomatic vision; Vlatko Vedral; Eric Betzig; Cultural Sciences;

    Abstract : In this paper I explore the visual literacy of images produced by nanoscopes picturing objects the naked eye cannot see. In the first part of the paper I introduce three nanoscopical images supposed to be read without knowing what they are picturing, and how they are produced. READ MORE