Is information acquisition still important in the information age?

@article{Barzilai2007IsIA,
  title={Is information acquisition still important in the information age?},
  author={Sarit Barzilai and Anat Zohar},
  journal={Education and Information Technologies},
  year={2007},
  volume={13},
  pages={35-53}
}
How should the information age affect teaching goals and methods? One of the claims voiced by educators is that computerized information tools make systematic study and acquisition of information redundant. Put bluntly this claim states that students should no longer ‘waste’ their time learning or memorizing texts and facts that can be retrieved in a keystroke. We attempted to examine the current role of information acquisition in learning processes by interviewing 24 expert academic… CONTINUE READING

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