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Pursuing Information Literacy by Emmett Lombard

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8

Education

This chapter could have been arranged in many different ways. For example, I could have looked at prominent issues in different subjects and fields, and illustrated how to do research on them. However, there are legions of such secondary and tertiary sources already available. I will continue with the roles and relationships within education as a sector: students, teachers, administrators and parents. Most of what is discussed is information literacy facilitation in an educational setting; direct seeking and providing, i.e. the Locate dynamic, is touched upon only lightly as has been the case throughout this book.

There are generally three age levels of education: children (primary school), adolescents (secondary school) and adults ...

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