Misconceptions Focus Groups Sign-Up

Misconceptions Focus Groups Sign-Up

The process of learning includes not only success in developing knowledge, skills, and abilities but also mistakes and errors that impede such success. In any domain of learning, instructors will have developed a sense of the typical errors learners make.

Wiggins and McTigue, in Understanding by Design (2005), term these “predictable misunderstandings” and encourage consideration of them in the instructional design process in order to anticipate and overcome learner misconceptions.

There has been limited systematic investigation and documentation of predictable misunderstandings in information literacy learning in higher education.  This research project is intended to begin to fill that gap. 

required1. Are you a librarian who currently works with first-year college students in reference/consultation or instruction/information literacy settings?

required1. Are you a librarian who currently works with first-year college students in reference/consultation or instruction/information literacy settings?

The process of learning includes not only success in developing knowledge, skills, and abilities but also mistakes and errors that impede such success. In any domain of learning, instructors will have developed a sense of the typical errors learners make.

Wiggins and McTigue, in Understanding by Design (2005), term these “predictable misunderstandings” and encourage consideration of them in the instructional design process in order to anticipate and overcome learner misconceptions.

There has been limited systematic investigation and documentation of predictable misunderstandings in information literacy learning in higher education.  This research project is intended to begin to fill that gap. 

If yes, please provide your name, email, and select the focus group in which you would like to participate.

If yes, please provide your name, email, and select the focus group in which you would like to participate.

 

 

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5. Select the focus group in which you would like to participate. (You may choose more than one time that would work for you.)

5. Select the focus group in which you would like to participate. (You may choose more than one time that would work for you.)

If no, thank you for your interest. At this time we are only including librarians who currently work with first-year college students in reference/consultation or instruction/information literacy settings. If you would like to receive a copy of the results of the study, please provide your name and email and we will add you to the distribution list:

If no, thank you for your interest. At this time we are only including librarians who currently work with first-year college students in reference/consultation or instruction/information literacy settings. If you would like to receive a copy of the results of the study, please provide your name and email and we will add you to the distribution list: