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On completion of this module students should be able to:
1. Apply models of information and communication behaviour to a variety of contexts.
2. Identify critical information issues for particular groups and in particular contexts.
3. Identify and implement best practices for information services in different environments.
4. Analyse and apply appropriate methodological approaches to information behaviour research in various contexts.
5. Actualise a research exploration into the information and communication behaviour of a particular group.
Information behaviour, e.g., information sharing, creating, managing, etc.
Professional, everyday, leisure contexts
Research methods application
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Seminar (or Webinar)||
|Specified Learning Activities||
|Autonomous Student Learning||
Not applicable to this module.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Project: Project||Coursework (End of Trimester)||n/a||Graded||No||
|Seminar: Continuous engagement and contributions as specified in assessment instructions.||Throughout the Trimester||n/a||Graded||No||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
• Peer review activities
• Self-assessment activities
Project feedback is provided individually to students. A feedback rubric is provided through Brightspace. Seminar feedback includes engagement with content and colleagues in weekly online seminars and discussions, as well as seminar leadership, During seminars, students will work together to facilitate each other's understanding of material and peer review draft projects through a presentation and subsequent question and answer session in Week 12. Students' self-assessment is incorporated into this component.