Presentation Title

Evaluating the Effectiveness of Metacognitive Tool on Graduate Students Information Search: A Pilot Study

Location

Room 1220 A

Type of Presentation

Individual paper/presentation (20 minute presentation)

Target Audience

Higher Education

Abstract

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Presentation Description

This presentation discusses the creation and evaluation of a tutorial designed to enhance participants’ information searching in digital libraries. These strategies centered on “idea tactics” or metacognitive strategies that expert searchers employ to improve outcomes. (Bates, 1979). The pilot study targeted education graduate students, an underserved population in library information seeking research (Earp, 2008, 74). Research on the role of metacognition in information retrieval will also be provided.

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Presentation (Open Access)

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Sep 23rd, 12:45 PM Sep 23rd, 1:15 PM

Evaluating the Effectiveness of Metacognitive Tool on Graduate Students Information Search: A Pilot Study

Room 1220 A

See presentation description.