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Practising Information Literacy by Sanna Talja, Annemaree Lloyd

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Chapter 4

Problem-based learning and collaborative information literacy in an educational digital video course

Päivi Hakkarainen and Sari Poikela

Information literacy is a central challenge for students, as multimedia information networks, especially the Internet, are being used more and more as information sources. Information literacy has traditionally been understood from an individualistic perspective as a set of generic skills, but recent research has highlighted the need to study the social construction of information literacy, as well as its context-and content-specific nature (Tuominen, Savolainen & Talja 2005). Different types of information literacy are being formed in different groups and cultures and at different times (Street ...

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