ONLINE Intercultural perspectives on information literacy

Saturday, 30. January 2021 um 09:00 Uhr

The conference will deal with different aspects of information literacy from the perspective of interculturality.

Where? The event is provided with a web conferencing system.

When? 9:00 am - 15:15 pm

Information: The conference will deal with different aspects of information literacy from the perspective of interculturality. For this purpose, the Indian-German student groups of the course Intercultural perspectives on information literacy will present their findings of the following focus group topics:

Information behaviour:

  • Information behaviour in Corona Times  
  • "What I believe is surely true." How to correct cognitive errors to promote an open mind.

Education:

  • Impact of pandemic on education sector
  • How to cultivate information literacy in rural environments

Conference program:

09:00 am - Opening

09:15 am - "Information behavior in Corona times" (Student session 1: Information behavior) Student group A, Symbiosis College of Arts and Commerce Pune, India & University of Hildesheim, Germany

10:00 am - "'What I believe is surely true.' How to correct cognitive errors to promote an open mind." (Student Session 1: Information Behavior) Student Group B, Symbiosis College of Arts and Commerce Pune, India & University of Hildesheim, Germany.

10:45 am - Break

11:30 am - "The Role of Metaliteracy in Designing Open Learning Initiatives" Thomas P. Mackey & Trudi E. Jacobson, State University of New York, USA.

12:15 pm - Break

12:30 pm - "Impact of pandemic on education sector" (Student Session 2: Education) Student Group C, Symbiosis College of Arts and Commerce Pune, India & University of Hildesheim, Germany.

1:15 pm - "How to cultivate information literacy in rural environments" (Student Session 2: Education) Student Group D, Symbiosis College of Arts and Commerce Pune, India & University of Hildesheim, Germany

14:00 pm - Break

14:15 pm - Workshop: Cultural Aspects of Information Literacy

15:15 pm - End of the conference

Further information: The transnational project includes a cooperation of the University of Hildesheim and the Symbiosis College of Arts and Commerce in Pune. Further information can be found at the following link: https://ipil.blog.uni-hildesheim.de

Registration: If you would like to attend the conference, please email theresia.woltermann (at) uni-hildesheim.de by January 23, 2021. For more information on registration, please visit: https://ipil.blog.uni-hildesheim.de/registration/
 
*The event will be held in English.