Understanding the information literacy experiences of EFL (English as a Foreign Language) students
Johnston, Nicole R. (2014) Understanding the information literacy experiences of EFL (English as a Foreign Language) students. PhD thesis, Queensland University of Technology.
This thesis investigated the information literacy experiences of EFL (English as a Foreign Language) students in a higher education institution in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Phenomenography was used to investigate how EFL students' 'used information to learn' (ie. information literacy). The study revealed that EFL students' experienced information literacy across four categories and had varying experiences of information and learning. The research also showed that EFL students' faced a number of challenges and barriers due to language that impacted on their experiences of reading, understanding, accessing and translating information.
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|Item Type:||QUT Thesis (PhD)|
|Supervisor:||Partridge, Helen & Hughes, Hilary|
|Keywords:||EFL students, ESL students, Information, Information literacy, Language, Phenomenography, Relational approach|
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > School of Information Systems
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
|Institution:||Queensland University of Technology|
|Deposited On:||28 May 2014 03:16|
|Last Modified:||09 Sep 2015 05:54|
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