Informed learning : a catalyst for change in theological libraries

Bruce, Christine S. (2011) Informed learning : a catalyst for change in theological libraries. The ANZTLA EJournal, 2011(7), pp. 26-49.

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This paper discusses the potential interest of informed learning as a catalyst for change in theological libraries. Informed learning is a label for the relational approach to information literacy and information literacy education. It was created to highlight the importance of simultaneous attention to both information and learning when we consider peoples’ experiences in their information rich lives. The paper explores the idea of informed learning, suggesting that serious attention to informed learning experiences may challenge our thinking about our role as information professionals and the ways in which we serve our clients. The paper then moves to explore our current understandings of informed learning in faith communities and suggests some ways in which theological librarians can work to build informed communities.

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ID Code: 47200
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Additional Information: This paper was presented at the ANZTLA National Conference, 7-10 July, Brisbane 2011.
Keywords: informed learning, information literacy, information and religion, theological colleges and libraries, faith communities, HERN
ISSN: 1839-8758
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > LIBRARY AND INFORMATION STUDIES (080700) > Social and Community Informatics (080709)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology
Past > Institutes > Institute for Creative Industries and Innovation
Past > Schools > Information Systems
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2011 The Author(s)
Deposited On: 24 Nov 2011 01:40
Last Modified: 06 Nov 2013 03:08

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