Information literacy and the serious leisure participant : variation in the experience of using information to learn

Demasson, Andrew E. (2014) Information literacy and the serious leisure participant : variation in the experience of using information to learn. PhD thesis, Queensland University of Technology.


This thesis examines, by way of phenomenographic methodology, the qualitatively different ways in which people engaged in Serious Leisure activities (within the area of 'heritage') experience information literacy. The study identified the presence of four distinct categories of information literacy experience, each with variation in regard to the serious leisure participant's experience of learning and information. In addition it also identified the existence of a further dimension of variation pertaining to the way in which individual identity is experienced during engagement with a serious leisure activity.

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ID Code: 78615
Item Type: QUT Thesis (PhD)
Supervisor: Partridge, Helen & Bruce, Christine
Keywords: Information Literacy, Serious Leisure, Phenomenography, Learning, Information , Education, Leisure, Entertainment
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Institution: Queensland University of Technology
Deposited On: 05 Dec 2014 03:22
Last Modified: 23 Jun 2017 06:01

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