Search for dissertations about: "information literacy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 49 swedish dissertations containing the words information literacy.

  1. 1. Doing research in primary school : information activities in project-based learning

    Author : Anna Lundh; Högskolan i Borås; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; children; elementary education; ICT; information activities; information literacy; information needs; information practice; information seeking; information use; learning; multimodality; primary school pupils; question-negotiations; Library and Information Science; Biblioteks- och informationsvetenskap;

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  2. 2. Breaking information barriers through information literacy : A longitudinal and interventional study among small-firm managers

    Author : Agneta Lantz; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Information utilization; information barriers; information literacy; small companies; managers; libraries; librarians;

    Abstract : The primary aim of this thesis is to contribute to an increased understanding of the information utilisation process through studying impeding process determinants, information barriers, and how they might be tackled by pedagogical means. This would be attained by studying the information situations of small-company managers. READ MORE

  3. 3. Measuring health literacy : Evaluating psychometric properties of the HLS-EU-Q47 and the FCCHL, suggesting instrument refinements and exploring health literacy in people with type 2 diabetes and in the general Norwegian population

    Author : Hanne Søberg Finbråten; Bodil Wilde-Larsson; Gun Nordström; Kjell Sverre Pettersen; Anne Trollvik; Øystein Guttersrud; Unn-Britt Johansson; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; confirmatory factor analysis; FCCHL; health literacy; health-promotion nursing; HLS-EU-Q47; HLS-N-Q12; measurement; Norwegian population; psychometric evaluation; Rasch modelling; type 2 diabetes; validation; FCCHL; health literacy; helsefremmende sykepleie; HLS-EU-Q47; HLS-N-Q12; konfirmatorisk faktor analyse; måling; norsk befolkning; personer med diabetes type 2; psykometrisk evaluering; Rasch modellering; validering; Nursing Science; Omvårdnad;

    Abstract : Aim: The overall aim was to measure health literacy (HL) in people with type 2 diabetes (T2DM) and in the general Norwegian population.Methods: Sampling 388 people with T2DM (papers I, II and IV) and 900 individuals (III) in the general Norwegian population a cross-sectional design was applied. READ MORE

  4. 4. A time and place for everything? : social visualisation tools and critical literacies

    Author : Veronica Johansson; Högskolan i Borås; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Critical literacy; Document perspective; enactments of meaning; geographic information systems GIS ; ICT; information activities; inscriptions; interaction; library and information science LIS ; representation; social data; social visualisation tools; sociocultural perspective; Library and information science; Library and Information Science; Biblioteks- och informationsvetenskap;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to analyse mutual enactments of critical literacies and social visualisation tools as information resources. The central concept of critical literacies as used here extends and redefines prior critical literacy definitions to denote the pluralistic situated enactments of meaning through which study participants identify, question and transform bias, restrictions and power related aspects of access, control and use in relation to the tools. READ MORE

  5. 5. The theory of mitigating risk : Information literacy and language-learning in transition

    Author : Alison Hicks; Pam McKenzie; Högskolan i Borås; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Library and Information Science; Biblioteks- och informationsvetenskap;

    Abstract : This qualitative study explores the information literacy practices of students who were learning a language overseas as part of their undergraduate degree. Constructivist grounded theory and situational analysis were used to examine the information activities of 26 English-speakers from Australia, Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom. READ MORE