publication . Article . 2011

Learning to live with data deluge and what that means for educators ( Aprendiendo a vivir con el aluvion informative y sus informative y sus implicaciones para la educacion),

Jones, B; Goff, M.;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Apr 2011
A major characteristic of our age is the exponential rise of data. Vast quantities of information in digital form are both consumed by and generated from research. The internet has made “information” accessible to those with the resources to access and use the Internet. As a consequence a new set of requirements has been generated for educational institutions to equip both their teachers and learners with the information skills to access and effectively exploit this digital environment for learning purposes and for success in employment and personal spheres. This short paper explores this new paradigm providing a review of the current landscape including example...
free text keywords: Internet; information science; information seeking skills; new learning; data management; pedagogy;
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