Helena Francke

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Introduction. We aim to create an in-depth understanding of how pupils in upper secondary school negotiate the credibility and authority of information as part of their practices of learning. Particular focus is on the use of user-created resources, such as Wikipedia, where authorship is collective and/or hard to determine. Method. An ethnographic study was(More)
Purpose The article concerns information literacies in an environment characterised by the two partly competing and contradictory cultures of print and digital. The aim is to provide a better understanding of the ways in which students assess the credibility of sources they use in school, with a particular interest in how they treat participatory genres.(More)
The term document is used in various contexts, often referring to very different things. This article argues that we need to avoid a restrictive, essentialist definition of the concept and instead study the cognitive models that guide our way of viewing documents in different situations. Examples are drawn from the Library and Information field to show how(More)