Information Literacy in Interest-Driven Learning Communities
Advance Praise for Voyage across a Constellation of Information
Voyage across a Constellation of Information
ADVANCE PRAISE FOR
“Where better to look than to online gamers to decode the skills we need to thrive in a networked age? Crystle Martin’s carefully researched account of how tech-savvy players seek knowledge and collectively solve problems provides much-needed insight into how information literacy operates in openly networked online environments. This book is an invaluable resource for educators, game researchers, and information professionals seeking to level up their understanding of the new practices and orientations that characterize today’s digitally fluent.”
—Mizuko (Mimi) Ito, Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Chair in Digital Media and Learning, University of California Irvine
“Voyage across a Constellation of Information provides a much-needed systematic investigation of the information literacy practices of contemporary youth. Using naturalistic, empirical observation in place of prescriptive frameworks, Crystle Martin details the richly literate (albeit complex) constellation of information that young people now travel through. Take heart! As her findings demonstrate, all who wander are not lost.”
—Constance Steinkuehler, Associate Professor of Digital Media, University of Wisconsin-Madison
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