To Read or Not to Read: A Qualitative Study of Students’ Justifications for Document Selection in Task-Oriented Reading

@inproceedings{Stenseth2019ToRO,
  title={To Read or Not to Read: A Qualitative Study of Students’ Justifications for Document Selection in Task-Oriented Reading},
  author={Tonje Stenseth and Helge I. Str{\o}ms{\o}},
  year={2019}
}
ABSTRACTWhen navigating through the vast amount of information that we encounter in our everyday lives, we constantly make decisions concerning what information to read more closely and what information to disregard. Consideration of the relevance and trustworthiness of information sources facilitates those decisions. In the present study, we interviewed 25 upper-secondary students after they had selected documents to use in completing a task, and we asked them to justify their selections. A… CONTINUE READING