Category Archives: Inquiry

Developmental Evaluation: Applying Complexity Concepts to Enhance Innovation and Use

Developmental evaluation (DE) offers a powerful approach to monitoring and supporting social innovations by working in partnership with program decision makers. In this book, eminent authority Michael Quinn Patton shows how to conduct evaluations within a DE framework. Patton draws … Continue reading

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Building In Research and Evaluation: Human Inquiry for Living Systems

Yoland Wadsworth’s ground-breaking proposition is that the act of inquiry is the way by which every living organism and all collective human life goes about continuously learning, improving and changing. Building in Research and Evaluation explores this new approach, a … Continue reading

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Aprendizaje por Proyectos: El Modelo Kuhlthau

Read Carol Kuhltaul, una destacada académica estadounidense, experta en manejo de información, planteó este exhaustivo modelo con el objetivo de distinguir las etapas que permiten resolver los problemas en el manejo de la información. Este modelo se basa en el … Continue reading

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Information Search Process

Read The Information Search Process (ISP) is a six stage model of the users’ holistic experience in the process of information seeking. The ISP model, based on two decades of empirical research, identifies three realms of experience: the affective (feelings), … Continue reading

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The ‘information search process’ revisited: is the model still useful?

Read Introduction. This paper examines the continued usefulness of Kuhlthau’s Information Search Process as a model of information behaviour in new, technologically rich information environments. Method. A comprehensive review of research that has explored the model in various settings and … Continue reading

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Guided inquiry: learning in the 21st century

Read Read also: Information Search Process The ‘information search process’ revisited: is the model still useful? Aprendizaje por Proyectos: El Modelo Kuhlthau Based on Carol Kuhlthau‘s six stage Information Search Process, the authors present a convincing argument for recasting Guided … Continue reading

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The Epistemic Value of Curiosity

In this essay, Frederick Schmitt and Reza Lahroodi explore the value of curiosity for inquiry and knowledge. They defend an appetitive account of curiosity, viewing curiosity as a motivationally original desire to know that arises from having one’s attention drawn … Continue reading

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A potential way of enquiry into human curiosity

A powerful search for ‘curiosity’ or its related topics at the online American Psychological Association PsycNET database will produce comparatively disappointing meagreness of resource. This reflects our scanty knowledge in this field though curiosity is widely recognised as one of … Continue reading

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Curiosity-based learning (CBL) program

Read Read also: Curiosity-based learning – presentation   This paper describes a series of experiential educational exercises developed to better engage and more effectively educate master degree students in the necessary foundation skills that comprise a true scholar. It was … Continue reading

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Reivindicando a Célestin Freinet en la escuela 2.0

Reivindicando a Célestin Freinet en la escuela 2.0   En este vídeo Segundo Fidalgo, maestro del CEIP San Félix de Candás (Asturias) reivindica, en esta ponencia que presentó hace poco en unas jornadas del CPR de Avilés, el legado de … Continue reading

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