Using the power of research to inform ICT integration in education

Taylor, A. (2012) “A study of the information search behaviour of the millennial generation” Information Research17(1) paper 508

Statistically significant findings suggest that millennial generation Web searchers proceed erratically through an information search process, make only a limited attempt to evaluate the quality or validity of information gathered, and may perform some level of ‘backfilling’ or adding sources to a research project before final submission of the work. These findings indicate that the search behaviour of millennial generation searchers may be problematic. Existing search models are appropriate; it is the execution of the model by the searcher within the context of the search environment that is at issue.

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Comments on: "How does the millennial generation search for information?" (2)

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  2. Reblogged this on Librarian Gal and commented:
    Here’s an interesting research study that librarians can use to help tweek their services to students.

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