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2019 MOBIUS Annual Conference has ended
Tuesday, June 4 • 12:50pm - 1:40pm
Curiosity is a Luxury of the Financially Secure: The Affective Thresholds of Information Literacy

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We will present the results of our study on the affective dimensions of information literacy, including frustration and anxiety with the process of and expectations surrounding academic research, feelings of information overload, and internalized guilt and shame about relying on web sources, as well as the intersections with class status and economic privilege. We examine themes that emerged through directed conversations with focus groups of students enrolled at the Springfield, Missouri campus of Ozarks Technical Community College. We will also describe the affective thresholds that are suggested by our findings, and the implications for teaching and learning.

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Sarah Mabee

Ozark Technical Community College
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Sarah Fancher

Library Director, Ozark Technical Community College


Tuesday June 4, 2019 12:50pm - 1:40pm
Parliament III

Attendees (45)