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The Qualitative Landscape of Information Literacy Research : Perspectives, Methods and Techniques, Paperback / softback Book

The Qualitative Landscape of Information Literacy Research : Perspectives, Methods and Techniques Paperback / softback

Paperback / softback


Thelast 46 years have witnessed a deep and continued interest in informationliteracy.

This interest has resulted in an extensive range of research beingundertaken and a burgeoning corpus of literature created by academicresearchers, library practitioners and other researchers who explore informationliteracy through their own disciplinary lens.

TheQualitative Landscape of Information Literacy Research is a landmark publication that will developand support readers' understanding of how information literacy research andteaching is framed, developed and produced.

Written by a leading expert in thefield, it introduces and describes the key approaches taken by qualitative researchers,identifying core and specialist methods, techniques and theories.

In eachchapter, examples will illustrate how theory, types of pedagogical frameworks,methods and tools have been used.

Coverage includes:theory and key concepts of information literacysocial theory framework and their application to information literacy researchexploration of the pedagogical frameworks that inform information literacya range of qualitative methods that shape information literacy researchdata collection techniquesresearch design. This book will be valuable to researchers ininformation literacy, students who are developing or undertaking research orsimply interested in identifying approaches to information literacy and practitioners who want to investigate the practice of information literacy tocreate an evidence base to support information literacy in their workplaces orinstitutions.


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