INFORMATION LITERACY ON THE GO! ADDING MOBILE TO AN AGE OLD CHALLENGE

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INFORMATION LITERACY ON THE GO! ADDING MOBILE TO AN AGE OLD CHALLENGE

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dc.contributor.author Alice Schmidt Hanbidge, Nicole Sanderson, Tony Tin
dc.date.accessioned 2017-08-31T16:43:17Z
dc.date.available 2017-08-31T16:43:17Z
dc.date.issued 2016
dc.identifier.isbn 978-989-8533-49-4
dc.identifier.uri http://www.iadisportal.org/digital-library/information-literacy-on-the-go-adding-mobile-to-an-age-old-challenge
dc.description.abstract Integrating information literacy skills is fundamental to learning in all contexts. The nexus of mobile devices and information literacy lessons to learn these skills is an innovative pedagogy in higher education explored in this Mobile Information Literacy Tool (MIL) project. Currently, the project s second stage of data collection and analysis is underway with Canadian undergraduate students in seven different classes majoring in psychology, social work, English or social development studies. The purpose of this stage is to test the MIL tool and determine the effectiveness of using mobile technology to enhance students information literacy skills and learning experiences. Pre and post-test measures will generate quantitative and qualitative data where data analysis will indicate a degree of change in frequency of mobile device information literacy access and fluency in digital literacy skills. Our hypothesis was that digital literacy skills increase with the use of the mobile technology information literacy tool. The research project s preliminary successes and experiences with overcoming the barriers to support anytime, anywhere student mobile information literacy training to engage and enhance mobile learner s experiences are discussed. Based on our stage one research findings (Hanbidge Sanderson & Tin 2015), gaps in participants information literacy knowledge lead us to advocate that information literacy be an explicit part of the core content in classroom curriculum. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.subject Information Literacy en_US
dc.subject mLearning en_US
dc.subject Higher Education en_US
dc.title INFORMATION LITERACY ON THE GO! ADDING MOBILE TO AN AGE OLD CHALLENGE en_US


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