Improving Student Information Search
  • Release Date : 21 October 2014
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Categories : Business & Economics
  • Pages : 220 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9781780634623
  • ISBN 10 : 1780634625
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Synopsis : Improving Student Information Search written by Barbara Blummer, published by Chandos Publishing which was released on 21 October 2014. Download Improving Student Information Search Books now! Available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Metacognition is a set of active mental processes that allows users to monitor, regulate, and direct their personal cognitive strategies. Improving Student Information Search traces the impact of a tutorial on education graduate students’ problem-solving in online research databases. The tutorial centres on idea tactics developed by Bates that represent metacognitive strategies designed to improve information search outcomes. The first half of the book explores the role of metacognition in problem-solving, especially for education graduate students. It also discusses the use of metacognitive scaffolds for improving students’ problem-solving. The second half of the book presents the mixed method study, including the development of the tutorial, its impact on seven graduate students’ search behaviour and outcomes, and suggestions for adapting the tutorial for other users. Provides metacognitive strategies to improve students’ information search outcomes Incorporates tips to enhance database search skills in digital libraries Includes seminal studies on information behaviour

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