Theoretical Foundations for Information Literacy: a Plan for Action

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Information literacy is both a common and an important learning activity with higher education. That said, it is under-theorized as a process and as a path to a product. In order to meet the need for theory, the four panelists will offer four distinct possibilities for theoretical frameworks. While the four frameworks are able to stand alone, there is also the likelihood that they might be melded together in order to form an even richer and more robust underpinning for the work of information literacy and instruction. This panel fills a need that has heretofore been found wanting in the topic.


Research areas and keywords

Subject classification (UKÄ) – MANDATORY

  • Information Studies


  • Information literacy, metacognition, situated practice, embodied learning
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the American Society for Information Science and Technology
Subtitle of host publication2014
Number of pages4
Publication statusPublished - 2014
Publication categoryResearch
EventAnnual Meeting of The Association for Information Science & Technology - Seattle, WA, United States
Duration: 2014 Nov 12014 Nov 4

Publication series

NameProceedings of the Association for Information Science and Technology
ISSN (Electronic)2373-9231


ConferenceAnnual Meeting of The Association for Information Science & Technology
CountryUnited States
CitySeattle, WA

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