Informed Learning: a catalyst for change in theological libraries
Bruce, Christine S. (2012) Informed Learning: a catalyst for change in theological libraries. The ANZTLA EJournal. (In Press)
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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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|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|
|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
|Deposited On:||24 Nov 2011 11:40|
|Last Modified:||08 Jun 2012 05:39|
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