Thursday, April 03, 2008

Educational approaches to information culture

There is a call for papers for the International colloquium L’Education à la culture informationnelle /Educational approaches to information culture which takes place October 16-18 2008 at the University of Lille 3, Maison de la Recherche, Villeneuve d’Ascq, France. The four conference themes are:
- Institutional, political, and educational aspects of information culture and comparative international approaches to these aspects.
- Uses, representations and social contexts of informational and documentation practices: ‘ordinary’ vs formal informational practices.
- Formatted” knowledge: implicit or hidden information aptitudes, their sources and modes of acquisition.
- Pedagogic approaches to information literacy education, and to information literacy-based educational practice.
Papers can be either in French or in English. Deadline for submissions is April 20, 2008. See the conference website for more details at

Photo by Sheila Webber: Ramshorn churchyard, Glasgow, Daffodils and dew, April 2008

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