Sharing stories

Image by Ms Jones from California, USA (Our (Almost Traditional) Thanksgiving Dinner) [CC-BY-2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons I hope you can spend Thanksgiving with your loved ones.  As you share a meal, you’ll probably share stories as well.  Librarians have paid attention to information literacy narratives. Detmering and Johnson (2012) describe how narratives can tell Read More…

Just right

By The_three_bears.djvu: McLoughlin derivative work: Theornamentalist (This file was derived from:  The_three_bears.djvu) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons Ariew and van Ingen (2014) studied topic development in two sections of a course.  To assess the topics they developed a rubric which covered: The research question itself The research strategy used The articles found  Though I’m happy Read More…

Talking about the topic

Image by Jaja7 (File:Talk page green icon.png) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons The other week I listened to a webinar where a librarian and a professor shared their collaboration.  Their conversation could start some useful conversations on research topic development. Ariew and van Ingen (2014) began with the concept of an information need.  They described Read More…