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PhD course on learning and information literacy

27 May, 2010

A PhD course is offered this fall by the LinCS-DSES doctoral school that will be of interest to researchers within information literacy. The course is called Learning, information and information literacy and is run by members of the iilresearch network, Olof Sundin and Sanna Talja. Invited guest scholar is Professor Chip Bruce, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA.

The course is described as follows at the course page, which also includes more detailed information:

The ambition of this course is to present theories and research methods in the area of information science and information literacy relating to information seeking and learning. The consequences of the new systems for accessing information for learning environments as well as for the expectations of the information literacy of populations will be central.

The course starts on 18 October 2010 and will have two meetings, one in Gothenburg and one in BorĂ¥s. A course plan and list of literature is available at http://lincs.gu.se/dses/courses/learning_information_literacy/.