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- Table of Contents
- About the author
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.
Chapter 1 . Informed Learning
Chapter 2 . Six Frames for Informed Learning
Chapter 3. Seven Faces of Informed Learning
Chapter 4 . Students? Experiences of Informed Learning
Chapter 5 . Informed Learning in the Disciplines and Professions
Chapter 6 . Informed Learning in the Community and Workplace
Chapter 7 . Informed Learning in the Research Community
Chapter 8 . Research Higher-Degree Students and Informed Learning
Chapter 9 . Championing Informed Learning Across the Organization
Chapter 10. Informed Learning: A Research Agenda
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