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Informed learning: Supporting student transition and academic success in higher education Hilary Hughes and Christine Bruce Queensland University of Technology, Australia Higher Education Academy Annual Conference Manchester, UK, July 2012. Brisbane, Australia.
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Informed learning: Supporting student transition and academic success in higher education Hilary Hughes and Christine BruceQueensland University of Technology, AustraliaHigher Education Academy Annual ConferenceManchester, UK, July 2012
Brisbane, Australia South Bank Parklands, Brisbane River and CBD (city centre)
Informed learning: Supporting student transition and academic success in higher education Overview … Evolution of informed learning. Principles and characteristics of informed learning. Informed learning in practice: 3 units of study. Photo copied with permission from QUT website
Australian higher education… Socially and culturally diverse; International engagement; Imperatives: sustainability, quality and equity; Trend towards online and part-time learning; Graduate attributes + disciplinary knowledge;
Principles of informed learning Adapted from Bruce, 2008
Informed learning in practice papajOe (2008). The spit at broadwater_edited-2. Copied under Creative Commons licence. http://www.flickr.com/photos/46543410@N02/4474762366/
Conclusion The informed learning journey looks like an alley bordered by a lot of wonderful flowers. Learners gather these beautiful things while walking and now it is time for harvest festival. (Tania, China) iMakeGuernsey (2011) Bluebell Wood, Guernsey . Copied with creative Commons licence from http://www.flickr.com/photos/imakeguernsey/5640571512/
International students’ experiences of informed learning Questions ? Thank you … Hilary Hughes and Christine Bruce firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com
Informed Learning Bibliography Bruce, C. S. (2008). Informed learning. Chicago: College and Research Libraries, American Library Association. Bruce, C.S. (1997). The seven faces of information literacy. Adelaide: Auslib Press. Bruce, C.S. & Hughes, H. (2010). Informed Learning: A pedagogical construct for information literacy education. Library and Information Science Research,32(4), A2-A8. Bruce, C.S., Hughes, H., & Somerville, M.M. (2012). Supporting informed learners in the 21st century. Library Trends, 60(3). Hughes, H. (2012). Informed (cyber)learning: A case study. In P. Godwin and J. Parker. Information literacy beyond Library 2.0. (pp. 139-150). London: Facet. Hughes, H. (forthcoming, 2012). International students using online information resources to learn: complex experience and learning needs. Journal of Further and Higher Education. URL: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/0309877X.2011.644778 Hughes, H., & Bruce, C.S. (2012). Informed learning in online environments: Supporting the higher education curriculum beyond Web 2.0. In P. Godwin and J. Parker. Information literacy beyond Library 2.0. (pp. 65-79). London: Facet.