Information and Learning Sciences


Library and Information Studies

Table Of Contents: Volume 120 Issue 1/2

Learning analytics: where information science and the learning sciences meet

Stephanie Danell Teasley

The explosive growth in the number of digital tools utilized in everyday learning activities generates data at an unprecedented scale, providing exciting challenges that…

Scaffolding and supporting use of information for ambitious learning practices

Krista D. Glazewski, Cindy E. Hmelo-Silver

This paper aims to lay out the goals and challenges in using information for ambitious learning practices.

Search, sense making and learning: closing gaps

Gary Marchionini

This paper aims to discuss how search, sense making and learning have become more closely integrated, as search services have leveraged new technologies and large and…

Inaugural issue perspectives on Information and Learning Sciences as an integral scholarly nexus

Rebecca Reynolds, Sam Chu, June Ahn, Simon Buckingham Shum, Preben Hansen, Caroline Haythornthwaite, Hong Huang, Eric M. Meyers, Soo Young Rieh

Many of today’s information and technology systems and environments facilitate inquiry, learning, consciousness-raising and knowledge-building. Such platforms include…

Thoughts about the past, present and future of research in youth information behaviors and practices

Denise E. Agosto

This paper aims to provide a reflection on youth information behaviors and practices in the research literature and suggest future directions for scholarship in this area.

Supporting learners’ STEM-oriented career pathways with digital badges

Caroline R. Pitt, Adam Bell, Rose Strickman, Katie Davis

This paper aims to investigate the potential for digital badges to support alternate learning and career pathways in formal and informal learning environments. Stakeholder…

On researching activity tracking to support learning: a retrospective

Victor R. Lee

This paper aims to discuss research and design of learning activities involving activity tracking and wearable activity tracking technology.

Learning, connectivity and networks

Caroline Haythornthwaite

This is paper is concerned with the learning outcomes associated with connectivity through online networks, open online exchange and wider changes associated with…

Leading with love and hospitality: applying a radical pedagogy to LIS

Nicole A. Cooke

This paper aims to suggest that classroom instructors should reflect and revise their pedagogy to lead a classroom designed to produce future information professionals who…



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