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García-Quismondo, Miguel Angel Marzal; Cruz-Palacios, Eduardo; Morales, Federico Castros – Education for Information, 2019
This research paper describes the application of a didactic innovation project in Higher Education. We present the theoretical foundation of the project. Thanks to the evolution of the Web and the potential of image to disseminate and generate knowledge, visual materials have had an increasingly powerful projection in Education, especially for the…
Descriptors: Visual Literacy, Program Descriptions, Universities, Computer Assisted Instruction
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Fuentes-Lorenzo, Damaris; Morato, Jorge; Sanchez-Cuadrado, Sonia; Sanchez, Luis – Education for Information, 2019
Building and checking concept maps is an active research topic in visual learning. Concept maps are intended to show visual representations of interrelated concepts in educational and professional settings. For the last decades, numerous formulas have been proposed to compute the semantic proximity between any pair of concepts in the map. A review…
Descriptors: Concept Mapping, Web Sites, Collaborative Writing, Information Sources
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de Sousa Netto, Manoel Camilo; Pinto, Adilson Luiz; Semeler, Alexandre Ribas – Education for Information, 2019
Law enforcement agencies in Brazil communicate with each other using documents formalized in a language predominantly written in pure text. However, postmodern criminal organizations play complex roles, making it difficult to describe their actions using only text. Visual memory is relevant to learning and thus should be applied. Learning about…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Visual Learning, Crime, Law Enforcement
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Friedman, Alon – Education for Information, 2019
Peer-review software is often used to allow authors to evaluate their code and its technical text content. In education, peer review is a common practice used not only to evaluate the quality of academic research but also to measure students' engagement in the classroom. In visualization education, numerous researchers have addressed techniques of…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Computer Software, Peer Evaluation, Writing (Composition)
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Poy, Raquel; García, Marcos – Education for Information, 2019
Digital games have a greater ease of construction of new meanings in a virtual world, more affordable, simple and comprehensible by the students than the real world, and in which the individual differences that occur in the real world tend to fade thanks to the interpretation of a character with different characteristics from the real ones.…
Descriptors: High School Students, Game Based Learning, Video Games, Role Playing
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Casado, Edilberto – Education for Information, 2019
This paper introduces the "Personal Model for Research" (PMR) version 2 as a framework and a tool to learn design of research proposals. It is better to say "design" instead of "writing" as usually referred in literature because "writing" cognitively induces to see the making of a research proposal as a…
Descriptors: Research Design, Research Proposals, Models, Visualization
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Gonzales, Audilio; Paletta, Francisco Carlos; Vaisman, Coleta; Giraud, Adela – Education for Information, 2019
Currently, modelling of knowledge and skills in a MOOC and the associated instructional and pedagogical engineering process is a major challenge in order to support designers and facilitate learning. This article explains how visuo-cognitive metaphors of the "metro map" and "travel" make possible the design of connections…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Large Group Instruction, Teaching Methods, Figurative Language
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Martínez-Cardama, Sara; Caridad-Sebastián, Mercedes – Education for Information, 2019
Social networks and collaboration make it possible to offer new metacognitive horizons for comprehension of theories in a group of students considered digitally native. This study discusses the applicability of different forms of visualisation used as a constructivist learning technique on social networks. It presents the results of an innovative…
Descriptors: Social Media, Visual Literacy, Visualization, Constructivism (Learning)
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Hamzeh, Joshua; Kaur, Navdeep; Bush, Paula; Hudon, Catherine; Schuster, Tibor; Vedel, Isabelle; Hong, Quan Nha; Pluye, Pierre – Education for Information, 2019
The questionnaires' origin (sources from which elements of the questionnaire are derived) and initial development (process of making a questionnaire from elements) should be assessed before their measurement properties. There is no Critical Appraisal Tool (CAT) that comprehensively assesses the origin and initial development of questionnaires…
Descriptors: Questionnaires, Information Services, Users (Information), Academic Libraries
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El Sherif, Reem; Pluye, Pierre – Education for Information, 2019
Online consumer health information (OCHI) is being used at an unprecedented rate, and this trend is expected to continue. Most people have used OCHI, and many may have seen the outcomes of this use (either positive or negative or both). Education and income, as indicators of socioeconomic status, are important contextual factors influencing OCHI…
Descriptors: Health Materials, Consumer Education, Information Utilization, Educational Attainment
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Dai, Jiamin; Granikov, Vera; El Sherif, Reem; Grguric, Ekatarina; Turcotte, Emmanuelle; Pluye, Pierre – Education for Information, 2019
With an increasing volume of health information online, it becomes critical for consumers to improve their search and evaluation skills to retrieve reliable information. The Patient Information Aid (PIA) program is aimed to facilitate information seeking, potentially leading to positive outcomes of online consumer health information and the…
Descriptors: Patients, Information Literacy, Information Sources, Information Seeking
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Kaur, Navdeep – Education for Information, 2019
There is a growing impetus across various disciplines to use photonovels to communicate information among people with low levels of health literacy. Photonovels present information in a form of an interesting story with photographs of real people. The purpose of this review is to describe the impact of photonovel interventions among people with…
Descriptors: Health, Literacy, Information Dissemination, Communication Strategies
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Krtalic, Maja; Mandl, Thomas – Education for Information, 2019
The information disciplines are rapidly developing and that development brings twofold challenge for library and information science (LIS) education; in terms of delivering the content, and in terms of the content itself. The former means that, as with any other discipline, it needs to implement new technologies and didactic approaches to provide…
Descriptors: Library Education, Educational Trends, Curriculum Design, Teaching Methods
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Hossain, Arman; Sormunen, Eero – Education for Information, 2019
The main objective of this study is to find out from which sources university students obtain their information and communication technology (ICT) skills, and the role of informal peer learning in this process. The results of the survey indicate that peer learning is regarded as the most important source for acquiring ICT skills among the Library…
Descriptors: Informal Education, Cooperative Learning, Peer Teaching, Skill Development
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McGuinness, Claire; Shankar, Kalpana – Education for Information, 2019
Reflective practice is increasingly viewed in the LIS professions as a valuable means of improving workplace performance and encouraging creative problem-solving, while also empowering individual practitioners with a greater sense of professional identity, confidence and self-efficacy. However, the question of how to inculcate critical engagement…
Descriptors: Library Education, Masters Programs, Reflection, Capstone Experiences
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