Browse iConferences by Author "Ahn, June"
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Connecting Fields, Connecting Scholars: Breaking Down the Walls between Learning and Information Sciences Ahn, June; Erickson, Ingrid; Meyers, Eric (iSchools, 2014-03-01)The ways in which people interact with information are evolving rapidly. Yet, the academic disciplines of information science and learning science -- seen by some to be orthogonal domains (Bates, 1999) -- often approach ...
Subramaniam, Mega; Ahn, June; Alemanne, Nicole D.; Eisenberg, Michael B.; Fullerton, Sean; Kazmer, Michelle M.; Mardis, Marcia (iSchools, 2013-02)Informal learning environments such as libraries and museums can play a vital role in attracting youth and children to science learning. Libraries and museums offer potential opportunities for children and youth to explore ...
Pellicone, Anthony James; Ahn, June (iSchools, 2015-03-15)Our work details the process by which a young gamer accesses information and social resources in gameplay. We first frame this practice using the literacy studies concept of affinity spaces. Then, using ethnographic data ...
Gubbels, Michael; Yip, Jason; Kim, Jinyoung; Ahn, June (iSchools, 2013-02)In this paper we describe SINQ, a prototype mobile social media (SM) application that utilizes social participation to guide learners through an everyday Scientific INQuiry process. The paper outlines the motivation for ...