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Information literacy and learning

Lupton, Mandy (2008) Information literacy and learning. Auslib Press, Adelaide.

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Abstract

This book explores the relationship between information literacy and learning. It reports on the findings of research into the experience of students studying music and tax law in higher edcuation; investigating in depth the way in which they approach the twin activities of information use and discipline learning.

The key findings of this study include: • A description of the nature of the experienced relationship between information literacy and learning in music composition and tax law as 1) Applying, 2) Discovering and 3) Expressing (music) or Understanding (tax law); • the theoretical GeST windows model and alignment of the model with the empirical study; • the presentation of curriculum implications in music and tax law, and • an exploration of the nature of information as-it-is-experienced.

The findings may be used by teachers, students, librarians, academic skills advisors,academic developers and policy makers in higher education.

Impact and interest:

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ID Code: 26825
Item Type: Book
Keywords: information literacy, learning , phenomenography, music composition, tax law, GeST windows, generic skills, graduate attributes, HERN
ISBN: 9780980330168
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > EDUCATION SYSTEMS (130100) > Higher Education (130103)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Office of Education Research
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Past > Schools > School of Cultural & Language Studies in Education
Copyright Owner: Mandy Lupton
Deposited On: 18 Aug 2009 00:10
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2012 13:50

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