Navigating the Internet for Learning Purposes: BCRLG Lecture Series

Tracie Smith

Abstract


A summary of the December BCRLG Lecture Series held at the University of Victoria Libraries. Dr. Malinda Desjarlais, an assistant professor in Psychology at UNBC, investigates factors that influence decision-making when novices (undergraduate students) navigate the Internet for learning and for seeking information. Her results indicate differences in selection and tracking of information on a web page as well as variability in navigation techniques and strategies.

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ISSN 1918-6118