Aims/Description: This unit aims to deepen understanding of the key research problems in information literacy and appropriate research methods for investigating those problems. Information literacy is an area of interest internationally, with a growing literature and increasing focus on developing appropriate research methods for the subject. Students will learn about the reserch contexts and problems by engaging with the literature and with existing researchers, by presenting and debating key issues, and by carrying out an information literacy project. They will emerge with an increased understanding and capacity in information literacy and relevent research approaches.
Restrictions on availability: Only available to students within the Department of Information Studies
Notes: This module is offered as an approved module within the regulations of programmes accredited by the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP)
Information on the department responsible for this unit (Information School):
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