Thursday, May 20, 2010

Tackling information obesity

On 29 June 2010 in London, UK (at the British Dental Association) there is a joint UKeiG and BDA event: Tipping the scales: tackling information obesity to ensure productive and sustainable information resources. Sessions will include: Identifying information obesity: structural, individual and community-level explanations; How information literacy helps: and how it is limited; Cognitive biases, and why they matter; How organisations affect the way we think; The holistic approach to IL: subjective, objective and inter-subjective value; Problem-based learning; student- and community-led research projects. Course Presenter is Dr Andrew Whitworth, the Programme Director for the MA: Digital Technologies, Communication and Education at the University of Manchester. To book or with questions, email or visit the UKeiG website at
Photo by Sheila Webber: bee landing on apple blossom, May 2010

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