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Designing Rich Information Experiences To Shape Learning Outcomes, Clarence Maybee, Christine Susan Bruce, Mandy Lupton, Kristen Rebmann Jan 2016

Designing Rich Information Experiences To Shape Learning Outcomes, Clarence Maybee, Christine Susan Bruce, Mandy Lupton, Kristen Rebmann

Libraries Faculty and Staff Scholarship and Research

Students in higher education typically learn to use information as part of their course of study, which is intended to support ongoing academic, personal and professional growth. Informing the development of effective information literacy education, this research uses a phenomenographic approach to investigate the experiences of a teacher and students engaged in lessons focused on exploring language and gender topics by tracing and analyzing their evolution through scholarly discourse. The findings suggest that the way learners use information influences content-focused learning outcomes, and reveal how teachers may enact lessons that enable students to learn to use information in ways that …


Making An Impact: Transforming Academic Courses Through Student-Centered Teaching, Clarence Maybee Jan 2016

Making An Impact: Transforming Academic Courses Through Student-Centered Teaching, Clarence Maybee

Libraries Faculty and Staff Presentations

Describing how the Instruction Matters: Purdue Academic Course Transformation (IMPACT) program supports multiple educational initiatives, including informed learning, this keynote presentation was given on April 21, 2016 as part of the Visiting Scholar Lecture Series hosted by the University of Nebraska, Lincoln.


Crossing Literacy And Informed Learning Boundaries With Manga, Kathleen Smeaton, Clarence Maybee, Christine Susan Bruce, Hilary Hughes Jan 2016

Crossing Literacy And Informed Learning Boundaries With Manga, Kathleen Smeaton, Clarence Maybee, Christine Susan Bruce, Hilary Hughes

Libraries Faculty and Staff Scholarship and Research

This research investigated high school students’ experiences of informed learning in a literacy development workshop. It was conducted in the library of an Australian high school with a low socio-economic population. Building upon students’ fascination with Manga fi ction and artwork, the workshop was part of a larger university– community engagement project, Crossing Boundaries with Reading, which aimed to address widespread literacy challenges at the school.


Motivating Learners Through Information Literacy, Clarence Maybee, Michael Flierl Jan 2016

Motivating Learners Through Information Literacy, Clarence Maybee, Michael Flierl

Libraries Faculty and Staff Scholarship and Research

This paper is included in the Information Literacy: Key to an Inclusive Society, the proceedings of the European Conference on Information Literacy, 2016. The paper introduces a model for creating information literacy learning activities that motivate students. The model draws from informed learning, an approach to information literacy that emphasizes the role that information plays in fostering learning about a subject. Self-determination theory, a motivational theory that focuses on enabling self-determined learners, is applied within the informed learning framework. The results of the investigation outline characteristics of motivating learning activities that enable learning subject content through engagement with information. The …


Data Informed Learning: A Next Phase Data Literacy Framework For Higher Education, Clarence Maybee, Lisa Zilinski Nov 2015

Data Informed Learning: A Next Phase Data Literacy Framework For Higher Education, Clarence Maybee, Lisa Zilinski

Libraries Faculty and Staff Presentations

This poster was presented at the Association for Information Science and Technology’s (ASIS&T) Annual Meeting in St. Louis, MO on November 9, 2015. Accessing, using and managing data is increasingly recognized as an important learning outcome in higher education. Approaches to data literacy have typically been informed by information literacy. New approaches to information literacy have emerged that address how information is used in the different disciplinary contexts in which people learn and work. Successful approaches to data literacy will also need to address contextual concerns. Informed learning is an approach to information literacy that purposefully addresses contextual concerns by …


Experiences Of Informed Learning In The Undergraduate Classroom, Clarence Maybee Jan 2014

Experiences Of Informed Learning In The Undergraduate Classroom, Clarence Maybee

Libraries Faculty and Staff Scholarship and Research

The same thing can be experienced in a variety of ways. For example, think of a time that you and a friend read the same book, but each got something quite different out of it. Essentially you experienced different aspects of the book. Applying this to higher education, we cannot assume that all students are experiencing their coursework in the same way. In fact, a number of studies reveal that this is not the case. Learning occurs when students begin to experience the thing being learned about in a new way. Learning designs that teach undergraduates to use information require …