Web seeking expertise: A review of the key factors and a proposal for efficient educational methodologies

Maria Jose Hernandez Serrano, Barbara Jones, Margarita Gonzalez Sanchez

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    Abstract

    Lifelong learning and achieving success in the Information Society is related to the ability to access, select and manage online information: Web seeking activities occupy a central position. However, as studies have pointed out, effective searching is a complex task for many users. Some preliminary results about the factors involved in Web seeking will be presented to elicit a discussion on how to improve the development of student strategic performances. This short paper propose effective educational practices based on the importance of reflective learning for students own mental models as key factors in Web seeking expertise.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationIADIS International Conference on Cognition and Exploratory Learning in Digital Age, CELDA 2007|IADIS Int. Conf. Cogn. Explor. Learn. Digit. Age, CELDA
    Subtitle of host publicationCognition and Exploratory Learning in the Digital Age
    PublisherIADIS International Association for Development of the Information Society
    Pages453-455
    Number of pages2
    Publication statusPublished - 2007
    EventIADIS International Conference on Cognition and Exploratory Learning in Digital Age, CELDA 2007 - Algarve
    Duration: 1 Jul 2007 → …

    Other

    OtherIADIS International Conference on Cognition and Exploratory Learning in Digital Age, CELDA 2007
    CityAlgarve
    Period1/07/07 → …

    Keywords

    • Educational methodologies
    • Information society
    • Lifelong learning
    • Mental models
    • Strategies
    • Web seeking

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