[Asis-l] Second Life journal Club: Meeting 24 Nov & 14 Dec 2010

Sheila Webber S.Webber at sheffield.ac.uk
Fri Nov 19 06:26:42 EST 2010

The information behaviour/ information literacy journal club continues in Second
Life, the virtual world. All are welcome to participate (you need a SL avatar
and the SL software on your computer). These are both one hour sessions with a
short introduction in voice, and main discussion in text chat. 

*** November Journal club meeting
When: Wednesday November 24th 12 noon SLT (same as US Pacific time, 8pm UK time,
see http://tinyurl.com/2drtzv5 for times elsewhere)
Where: Infolit iSchool

Pancha Enzyme (Edinburgh University) leads a discussion on:
Sundin, O. & Francke, H. (2009). "In search of credibility: pupils' information
practices in learning environments" Information Research, 14(4) paper 418.
[Available at http://InformationR.net/ir/14-4/paper418.html]
Please read the article - to start things off we'd like you to think about the
- What strengths/weaknesses do you see in this study?
- How do you address assessment of authority/credibility in your information
literacy teaching?
- What changes, if any, does this study prompt you to think about making to your
current practice?

*** December journal club meeting
When: 15 December 2010, 12 noon SL time(see http://tinyurl.com/29uj8pw for times
Where: Venue: http://slurl.com/secondlife/Infolit%20iSchool/126/239/21/

In December's journal club, Maggie Kohime (Sheffield University) will lead
discussion on the article:

Hauxwell, H. (2008) Information literacy at the Service Desk: the role of
circulations staff in promoting information literacy. Journal of Information
Literacy, 2(2),

Sheila Webber
Senior Lecturer, Information School, University of Sheffield, 
211 Portobello Street, Sheffield S1 4DP, UK
0114 222 2641
s.webber at sheffield.ac.uk
The information literacy weblog - http://information-literacy.blogspot.com/
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