Download the slides that accompany this mini-tutorial here.
Lupton, Mandy and Bruce, Christine. (2010). Chapter 1 : Windows on Information Literacy Worlds : Generic, Situated and Transformative Perspectives in Lloyd, Annemaree and Talja, Sanna, Practising information literacy : bringing theories of learning, practice and information literacy together, Wagga Wagga: Centre for Information Studies, pp.3-27. [QUT login]
Powell, R; Cantrell, S and Adams, S. (2001). Saving Black Mountain : the promise of critical literacy in a multicultural democracy The Reading Teacher, 54 (8), 772-781. [QUT login]
Saving Black Mountain was the original inspiration for designing LCN616 Inquiry Learning. It is a wonderful example of a Transformative unit that went beyond expectations to create a momentum which carried a community with it 🙂
Assignment 2 guiding questions
- What are the Generic aspects of the inquiry? What are the common aspects that can be transferred to other inquiries in other subject areas/disciplines?
- What are the Situated aspects of the inquiry? What are the disciplinary approaches evident in the inquiry?
- What are the Transformative aspects of the inquiry? How are students encouraged to challenge the status quo and take action? How are students encouraged to consider voices that are not heard and voices that are privileged?
- What are the Expressive aspects of the inquiry? How are students encouraged to express their voices? How are students encouraged to express their feelings?