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$40.50
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$45.00
Item Number
978-0-8389-8489-5
Published
2008
Publisher
ACRL
Pages
216
Width
6"
Height
9"
Format
Softcover

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  • About the authors

This important volume by noted Australian learning theorist, Christine Bruce, provides a unique perspective on helping students become successful learners in fluid and fast moving information environments. In answering the question "What should we teach and how, so that our students will use information successfully, creatively, and responsibly in their journey as lifelong learners?" Bruce has created a powerful and extensive examination of how information and disciplinary learning can coexist. Dr. Bruce emphasizes simultaneous attention to discipline learning and effective information use. The framework for what Bruce terms "informed learning" will enable professors, teachers, librarians, researchers, and researcher-librarians to work together in a responsive way to help students use information to learn.

Christine Susan Bruce

Christine Susan Bruce is Professor in the Faculty of Information Technology at Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia and the author of numerous books and articles on learning and information literacy including the renowned The Seven Faces of Information Literacy

Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL)

Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL) is the higher education association for librarians. Representing more than 11,000 academic and research librarians and interested individuals, ACRL develops programs, products and services to help academic and research librarians learn, innovate and lead within the academic community. Founded in 1940, ACRL is committed to advancing learning and transforming scholarship.