Teacher librarians’ understandings of inquiry learning

Lupton, Mandy (2015) Teacher librarians’ understandings of inquiry learning. Access, 29(4), pp. 18-29.

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Abstract

This paper presents a study investigating teacher librarians’ understandings of inquiry learning. Teacher librarians have traditionally been involved in information literacy education. For some teacher librarians, this has involved collaborating with the classroom teacher on inquiry learning units of work. For others, it has involved offering a parallel library curriculum. The findings of this study are based on semi-structured interviews with nine teacher librarians in Queensland schools. The study revealed that teacher librarians saw inquiry learning in two ways as (a) student-centred investigation and (b) teaching a process.

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ID Code: 87481
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
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Keywords: inquiry learning, teacher-librarianship
ISSN: 1030-0155
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > LIBRARY AND INFORMATION STUDIES (080700)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > CURRICULUM AND PEDAGOGY (130200)
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Cultural & Professional Learning
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2015 Australian School Library Association
Deposited On: 15 Sep 2015 22:33
Last Modified: 14 Dec 2015 05:43

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