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Informationskompetens - modeord eller essentiell del av ett nytt bildningsbegrepp? Om informationskompetens och grundskoleutbildning

Persson Fristedt, Ninita (2003)
Division of ALM and Digital Cultures
Abstract
During the last decades the evolution of information technology and the increasing ability to access information have been discussed in many ways. In the beginning the focus was on the technology but now the discussion is more and more about the use of information and how to develop knowledge out of it. There is an ongoing discussion about the difference between knowledge and information. The subject of this Master s thesis is to find out if and how the Swedish elementary school has written into its mission statements to help the pupils to become information literate. For this purpose I have examined literature about information literacy and pedagogic as well as legislation and other documents that control how the Swedish elementary... (More)
During the last decades the evolution of information technology and the increasing ability to access information have been discussed in many ways. In the beginning the focus was on the technology but now the discussion is more and more about the use of information and how to develop knowledge out of it. There is an ongoing discussion about the difference between knowledge and information. The subject of this Master s thesis is to find out if and how the Swedish elementary school has written into its mission statements to help the pupils to become information literate. For this purpose I have examined literature about information literacy and pedagogic as well as legislation and other documents that control how the Swedish elementary schools work. The result shows that there is an ambition on the government s part that information literacy should be taught in school but there are no clear indications that this is actually turned into practice. When the goals are set out as visions the local authorities in many cases don t give priority to them. (Less)
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author
Persson Fristedt, Ninita
supervisor
organization
year
type
H1 - Master's Degree (One Year)
subject
keywords
informationskompetens, grundskolan, informationsförsörjning, Documentation, information, library science, archivistics, Arkiv- och bibliotekskunskap, dokumentation, Computer-assisted education, Datorstödd undervisning
language
Swedish
id
1333939
date added to LUP
2003-01-19 00:00:00
date last changed
2014-04-11 14:17:06
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  abstract     = {During the last decades the evolution of information technology and the increasing ability to access information have been discussed in many ways. In the beginning the focus was on the technology but now the discussion is more and more about the use of information and how to develop knowledge out of it. There is an ongoing discussion about the difference between knowledge and information. The subject of this Master s thesis is to find out if and how the Swedish elementary school has written into its mission statements to help the pupils to become information literate. For this purpose I have examined literature about information literacy and pedagogic as well as legislation and other documents that control how the Swedish elementary schools work. The result shows that there is an ambition on the government s part that information literacy should be taught in school but there are no clear indications that this is actually turned into practice. When the goals are set out as visions the local authorities in many cases don t give priority to them.},
  author       = {Persson Fristedt, Ninita},
  keyword      = {informationskompetens,grundskolan,informationsförsörjning,Documentation, information, library science, archivistics,Arkiv- och bibliotekskunskap, dokumentation,Computer-assisted education,Datorstödd undervisning},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Informationskompetens - modeord eller essentiell del av ett nytt bildningsbegrepp? Om informationskompetens och grundskoleutbildning},
  year         = {2003},
}