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Title:Toward an Understanding of Data Literacy
Author(s):Khan, Hammad R.; Kim, Jeonghyun; Chang, Hsia-Ching
Subject(s):data
big data
data literacy
data-driven decision making
research data service
data lifecycle
Abstract:As the interest in data grows, much attention has been paid to data literacy, and multiple perspectives and understandings to define data literacy have emerged from varying conceptual contexts. However, there remains a lack of agreement regarding the scope of data literacy across disciplines. This study attempts to define data literacy holistically through a meta-synthesis approach. The study found three distinct themes for data literacy: as skills required for data-driven decision making, as activities for research data services, and a set of practices for data lifecycle.
Issue Date:2018
Publisher:iSchools
Series/Report:iConference 2018 Proceedings
Genre:Conference Poster
Type:Text
Language:English
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/100243
Rights Information:Copyright 2018 is held by Hammad Khan, Jeonghyun Kim, Hsia-Ching Chang. Copyright permissions, when appropriate, must be obtained directly from the authors.
Date Available in IDEALS:2018-07-12


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