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Radical Information Literacy by Andrew Whitworth

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Practising IL

Abstract:

This chapter examines practice-based views of IL in more detail and links them with the phenomenographical view, via the idea of mapping the information landscape. Producing such maps is the outcome of a learning process, often engaged in unconsciously. Practice and transformation — thus, the experience of information literacy — can be controlled when these learning processes are not sufficiently relational to allow all experiences of variation to appear in a map (outcome space).

Key Words

Information practice; socialisation; reflective practice; mapping

By this point it is assumed that the need for a practice-based approach has been justified. Limberg et al (2012) stated that sociocultural practice theory was one of the ...

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