Some thoughts for all related to a question I had about our reflective blogging assignment as you work on Post #3 and beyond. Start getting very serious about weaving your peer reviewed sources and studies you are finding into your posts. That will set you up to have draft chunks of your paper. Utilizing a […]
Greetings all – Here is a blog to add to your Feedly or other aggregator. Welcome @mmclaug8
For this module we explore more information behavior theory and look at how theories and models are used to understand various information communities. Some information behavior theories explain the various stages of the search process, while those like Everyday Life Information Seeking (ELIS) frame information needs within the context of the human experience. Others typify […]
Hey all – This Sunday your first reflective bog post is due: Blog Post #2: Description of Information Community you are choosing to explore for the course and the research paper. The post should be written clearly, with citations as needed, and free from errors. The Post #2 helper is intended to guide you.
Everyone – do not feel stressed about matching a book to your exact community. Please note that the word “applicable” in the assignment can be used in a broad sense so books on 21st Century issues impacting information behavior would work for many communities, as would the general information science category. The sections on privacy issues […]
Hello everyone – I wanted to send out a reminder of key items related to graduate work and this course. We are heading into an important phase of the class. The iSchool requires that students earn a B in this course. If the grade is less than B (B- or lower) after the first attempt […]
Hi all – As you work on your Reflection Blogging Post #2, don’t forget about the helper page for all of our blog posts and the assignment synthesis examples. These resources may serve as inspiration as you craft the description of your chosen community.
Greetings all – this is a cross post from the Community Site – I had a question come in about students in INFO 200 interviewing or surveying members of their chosen community. This prompted some discussion amongst the 200 instructors and the chair of the Institutional Review Board (IRB) on campus. Some important clarifications follow. […]
Welcome to Module 3! Information – creation, accession, consumption, and dissemination – pervades everything we do and is a foundational characteristic of information communities. From studying the information seeking behaviors of varied and diverse populations to analyzing information activities in online settings, the importance of the exchange is foundational to understanding libraries, emerging information technologies […]
Hey all – thanks to everyone who came to the session today. The questions were amazing!