Mapping Student Information Literacy Activity against Bloom’s Taxonomy of Cognitive Skills

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Judith Keene John Colvin Justine Sissons

Abstract

This paper introduces a model of information literacy which maps the activities that students undertake against Bloom’s taxonomy of cognitive skills. Firstly, the paper summarises the authors’ underpinning research in this area. Secondly the paper proposes a model of information literacy and compares this with existing models of information literacy. Thirdly, each stage in the proposed model is articulated in more detail and the required cognitive skills for each stage are identified. Finally, the paper examines the implications of the model on how, and by whom, information literacy is delivered and supported in an academic context.

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KEENE, Judith; COLVIN, John; SISSONS, Justine. Mapping Student Information Literacy Activity against Bloom’s Taxonomy of Cognitive Skills. Journal of Information Literacy, [S.l.], v. 4, n. 1, p. 6-21, june 2010. ISSN 1750-5968. Available at: <https://ojs.lboro.ac.uk/JIL/article/view/PRA-V4-I1-2010-1>. Date accessed: 21 may 2019. doi: https://doi.org/10.11645/4.1.189.
Keywords
Information literacy model, cognitive skills, Bloom’s Taxonomy
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Peer reviewed articles