Browse School of Information Sciences by Subject "John Dewey"

  • Comstock, Sharon (2012-09-18)
    This dissertation is a dual-site ethnographic case study of the lived information literacy experiences of students in their junior year of high school relative to their school library and librarians. What began as an ...

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  • Bruce, Bertram C. (Information Age, 2007)
    A new player, digital technology, has entered into the already variegated and often contentious world of teaching and teacher education. This new player promises to disrupt existing practices in some as yet undefined ...

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  • Won, Mihye; Bruce, Bertram C. (2011-06-30)
    A discussion on the urban agriculture project and what we mean by meaningful learning experience for students leads to what we value in our education. In order to integrate a community action project like the urban agriculture ...

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  • Bruce, Bertram C. (2011-04-29)
    Economic, demographic, and technological transformations have challenged traditional conceptions of community life. What does the present context require for viable publics to thrive? This talk explores meanings of “community” ...

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  • Buell, James; Stone, David; Naeger, Nicholas L.; Bruce, Bertram C.; Schatz, Bruce (2011-04-12)
    Numerous models exist for bringing young learners into connection with the work of research scientists in school classrooms and other education-centric settings. However, educational outreach efforts conducted by leading-edge ...

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  • Bruce, Bertram C.; Jakobsson, Eric G.; Thakkar, Umesh; Williamson, Jo E.; Lock, Paul (2003-04-21)
    John Dewey’s idea for a philosophy of experience has long challenged us to consider how to democratize education and scientific research practices so that students can have a variety of everyday opportunities to participate ...

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  • Bruce, Bertram C.; Levin, James A. (1997)
    We describe a new way of classifying uses of educational technologies, based on a four-part division suggested years ago by John Dewey: inquiry, communication, construction, and expression. This taxonomy is compared to ...

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  • Bruce, Bertram C. (2010-10-29)
    Much of current work in information science focuses on collaboration, in areas such as data standards, commons-based peer production, social networks, distributed knowledge creation, community and social informatics, ...

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  • Bruce, Bertram C. (2010-11-01)
    How might ideas from pragmatism lead us to reconsider information literacy? Following an introduction to pragmatism, community inquiry, and modes of reading, this presentation considers three examples: (1) a study of digital ...

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  • Casey, Leo; Bruce, Bertram C. (Symposium Journals, a division of wwwords Ltd, PO Box 204, Didcot, Oxford OX11 9ZQ, United Kingdom, www.symposium-journals.co.uk, 2011)
    This article elaborates on the Inquiry Cycle as an appropriate model of learning for the digitally enhanced classroom. Its goal is to provide a useful link between theory and pedagogic practice. This involves taking a new ...

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  • Bruce, Bertram C. (2014-06-05)
    Accountability and transparency in education are essential if we expect to accomplish its goals. But that statement only highlights the question: What is the purpose of education? Many people would say that the purpose of ...

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  • Bruce, Bertram C.; Drayton, Brian (International Association of Educators (INASED), 2013-06)
    This is the second of three special issues on Progressive Education, Past, Present, and Future. The articles in this issue share the powerful theme of participatory reconstruction. In the specific cases, the actual educational ...

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  • Bruce, Bertram C. (1996)
    This essay questions the commonly-held view that computer technology is a tool that will in and of itself improve education, and ultimately ameliorate social ills. The common view stems from the belief that technology and ...

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  • Bruce, Bertram C. (1997-11-13)
    As we think about the changes that the next century may bring in educational practices, many of us turn to new information and communication technologies. Typically, we identify one of three major reasons for the focus on ...

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  • Community Informatics Initiative (Community Informatics Initiative, 2009-10)
    Table of Contents: Community Inquiry Labs Back in Action; eBlack Studies Conference 2009; iSchools coming to Urbana-Champaign; University Engagement in São Tomé Summer 2009; Community Health Informatics Update; Welcome ...

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