Intan Azura Mokhtar

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With rapid developments in information technology (IT) and the increasingly sophisticated abilities of IT users, schools have the inevitable task of integrating IT in their school curriculum. Due to prevalent use of educational technology in schools, it is often questioned whether information literacy is necessary in the school curriculum, especially when(More)
Increased demand for medical or healthcare services has meant that nurses are to take on a more proactive and independent role intending to patients, providing basic treatment and deciding relevant clinical practice. This, in turn, translates into the need for nurses to be able to translate research and evidence into their practice more efficiently and(More)
This study aimed to find out what were the attitudes of young people (aged 18 to 24) in Singapore towards medical or health information seeking. This study also compared the responses between male and female youths. The findings of this study seemed to suggest that youths might not actually be novices in the autonomous search of health information and(More)
Information literacy (IL) has become a vital competency in the current knowledge society. For students, the key to becoming independent learners and future knowledge workers lies in being information literate. However, existing information literacy education approaches have not been very successful in equipping students with these crucial skills to ensure(More)
Pilerot and Lindberg (2011) classified IL texts into three areas, namely Professional Practice, Policy-Making, and Research. This paper reports on an effort in assisting in policy making and professional practice. In Singapore, some efforts have been made through various government agencies to investigate and improve skills of students. Examples include(More)
Purpose: This study aimed to acquire knowledge about Singapore secondary school (ages 13 to 16 years old) students' skills in searching, evaluating and using information. Methodology: A comprehensive instrument encompassing the basic IL skills, as well as a new dimension of ethical usage of information and collaborative information seeking was used for data(More)