The relationship between students’ subject preferences and their information behaviour
作者: Andrew D. MaddenSheila WebberNigel FordMary Crowder
作者单位: 1Department of Information Management, Lingnan College, Sun Yat-sen University , Guangzhou, China
2Information School, University of Sheffield , Sheffield, UK
3University of Sheffield , Sheffield, UK
刊名: Journal of Documentation, 2018, Vol.74 (4), pp.692-721
来源数据库: Emerald Journal
DOI: 10.1108/JD-07-2017-0097
关键词: StudentsSchoolsUniversitiesCritical thinkingInformation researchInformation behaviourDisciplines
原始语种摘要: Purpose(#br)The purpose of this paper is to investigate the relationship between preferred choice of school subject and student information behaviour (IB). (#br)Design/methodology/approach(#br)Mixed methods were employed. In all, 152 students, teachers and librarians participated in interviews or focus groups. In total, 1,375 students, key stage 3 (11-14 years) to postgraduate, responded to a questionnaire. The research population was drawn from eight schools, two further education colleges and three universities. Insights from the literature review and the qualitative research phase led to a hypothesis which was investigated using the questionnaire: that students studying hard subjects are less likely to engage in deep IB than students studying soft subjects. (#br)Findings(#br)Results...
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  • subject 问题
  • hypothesis 假说
  • behaviour 性质
  • acquire 获得
  • dislike 不喜欢
  • teaching 教学
  • student 大学生
  • engage 从事
  • proposal 申请
  • relationship 关系