Essays about: "information literacy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 92 essays containing the words information literacy.

  1. 1. Measuring possible indicators of successful academic writing among EFL teaching undergraduate students

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för kultur, språk och medier (KSM)

    Author : Gustav Wibell-Kähr; Filip Nilsson Ek; [2022]
    Keywords : academic writing; information literacy; source criticism; reporting verbs; academic vocabulary; EFL;

    Abstract : The purpose of this paper is to investigate several potential indicators of successful academic writing and their connection to assignment grades as a possible path toward better teaching of academic writing at the upper secondary level in Sweden. These indicators are referencing (REF), academic vocabulary (AV), and reporting verbs (RV). READ MORE

  2. 2. Facing the Fake News in the Swedish EFL Classroom : A content analysis of exercises addressing fake news at  upper secondary level

    University essay from Jönköping University/Högskolan för lärande och kommunikation

    Author : Fanny Vik; [2022]
    Keywords : fake news; upper secondary level; Swedish EFL classroom; critical reading; source criticism;

    Abstract : Fake news is nowadays part of our everyday lives, especially for those who are exposed to social media. As 8 out of 10 Swedish teenagers mainly read news on social media, this study was conducted to investigate to what extent students are taught to deal with fake news. READ MORE

  3. 3. Academic library instruction on critical evaluation of sources and information : A content analysis of Swedish university library websites

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för ABM

    Author : Emma Johansen; [2022]
    Keywords : Academic library; Instruction; Critical thinking; Source evaluation; Information literacy; Media and information literacy; Content analysis; Website; Universitetsbibliotek; undervisning; kritiskt tänkande; källkritik; informationskompetens; medie- och informationskunnighet; innehållsanalys; webbplats;

    Abstract : This master thesis examines how Swedish university libraries are instructing their students on topics related to the critical evaluation of sources and information. The method of analysis was a quantitative and qualitative content analysis of the external websites of Sweden’s public university libraries to determine what modes of instruction are being offered, and how these services are being described and made accessible to their users. READ MORE

  4. 4. Utilization and attitudes to gynecological preventive care in Sweden : A case study of Polish immigrants

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för folkhälsovetenskap

    Author : Zofia Olga Loszewska; [2022]
    Keywords : HPV; Sexual and reproductive health; Polish immigrants; Swedish gynecological services; cytology; Pap test; HPV vaccination; women’s health;

    Abstract : This study examines the accessibility and barriers that Polish immigrants face in public gynecological care in Sweden and explains their attitudes towards and frequency of gynecological visits. To understand attitudes of the research group, the study explores their knowledge about basic gynecological health topics such as Pap and HPV tests, HPV infections and vaccinations. READ MORE

  5. 5. Orð Víkinganna. The level and scale of literacy in the Viking World : The cases of Birka and Sigtuna.

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för arkeologi och antik historia

    Author : Themistoklis Zacharopoulos; [2021]
    Keywords : Viking Age; Sweden; literacy; Birka; Sigtuna; runes; inscriptions; styli; writing tools; GIS; archaeolinguistics; archaeological research; Vikingatiden; Sverige; läs och skrivkunnighet; Birka; Sigtuna; runor; inskriptioner; styli; skrivverktyg; GIS; arkeolingvistik; arkeologisk forskning;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to study the level and scale of literacy as it expanded in Viking towns during the 8th-12th century. In order to get an understanding of this spread, I have worked with two case-studies of Viking towns, as they were founded and prospered during and by the end of the Viking Age in Sweden; the town of Birka located in Björkö Island in Lake Mälaren, and the town of Sigtuna located in the province of Uppland, in central Sweden. READ MORE