Presentation Title

Defining Information in a Knowledge Society

Location

Room 210

Type of Presentation

Individual paper/presentation (20 minute presentation)

Target Audience

Other

Abstract

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Presentation Description

Before we identify our information need, decide how to access and locate the information, and indeed how to evaluate it, perhaps a definition is in order. Where does a working definition of information belong within the scope of 21st century learning skills? We will explore these concepts with a learning goal of building knowledge, understanding, and maybe even a little bit of wisdom. These issues are fundamental to all educators, K – 16, as students of all ages are served best while building their own knowledge within constructivist learning environments

Keywords

Definition of information, Constructivist learning environments, Information literacy

Publication Type and Release Option

Presentation (Open Access)

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Sep 22nd, 9:45 AM Sep 22nd, 11:00 AM

Defining Information in a Knowledge Society

Room 210

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