infoknit
Download
Skip this Video
Download Presentation
InfoKnit

Loading in 2 Seconds...

play fullscreen
1 / 9

InfoKnit - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 112 Views
  • Uploaded on

InfoKnit. Group 2: The Information Behavior Model of Knitters. Knitters knit to:. Avoid idle time Stave off loneliness Link to other generations Accomplish something.

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about ' InfoKnit' - mae


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
infoknit

InfoKnit

Group 2:

The Information Behavior Model of Knitters

knitters knit to
Knitters knit to:
  • Avoid idle time
  • Stave off loneliness
  • Link to other generations
  • Accomplish something.

“Purls of wisdom: A collectivist study of human information behavior in a public library knitting group,” Journal of Documentation, by Elena Prigoda, and Pamela McKenzie

knitting can be social
Knitting can be social
  • Form groups in relation to a textile object
  • Share knitting and other information
  • Offer support
  • “Friendship with strangers”
  • Give to others or charity
slide4

Knitter filters

  • Caring
  • Sharing
  • Creativity
  • Knowledge

Caring / sharing

Knitter knitting

Creativity / Knowledge

slide5

Caring / sharing

Knitter knitting

Creativity /

Knowledge

INFO NEED

RESOURCES:

Online

Print

Physical items

Seeking information

Half of the picture

  • A mix of Bates’ berry picking
  • And Dervin’s sense making
sharing information

Caring / sharing

INFO NEED

Knitter knitting

Creativity /

Knowledge

Sharing of knitting and non-knitting info WITHOUT INFO NEED

INFO NEED

Caring / sharing

RESOURCES:

Online

Print

Physical items

Other Knitters

Creativity

knowledge

Sharing information
  • With knitters in groups, online
  • Craft related
  • Other
textile piece

Caring / sharing

INFO NEED

Knitter knitting

Creativity /

Knowledge

Sharing of knitting and non-knitting info WITHOUT INFO NEED

INFO NEED

Caring / sharing

RESOURCES:

Online

Print

Physical items

Other Knitters

Creativity

knowledge

FINISHED PRODUCT

Textile piece

Model developed by team; graphics by Erin Ziegenfuss

women in prison knitting
Women in prison knitting
  • Meeting with volunteers
  • Knitting for charity
  • Sharing of information prevalent

Washington Corrections Center for Women photo

questions to ponder
Questions to ponder
  • Although Leckie-Pettigrew’s model is designed for professionals, would it apply to our crafters? If so, explain.
  • Savolainen studied the everyday life for his model, would it apply to knitters? Which Mastery of Life type would apply to our group?

Photos by Sue Castelin

ad