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ITIMS21 Introduction to Research on Information Practices 2–4 ECTS
Organised by
Information Studies and Interactive Media

Learning outcomes

To deepen the student´s knowledge of the main approaches of research on information practices in various contexts, to examine critically the strengths and limitations of the theories of the research field and to provide ideas for master´s theses.


Detailed examination of the basic concepts and models of studies on infomation practices, in particular information seeking, information use and information sharing. Cognitive and social factors in information seeking, use and sharing. The nature of everyday information practices accomplished in non-work contexts such as health care and hobbies. Issues of personal information management.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Lectures 10 h 0 h
Seminar 10 h 0 h

Teaching language


Modes of study


Numeric 1-5.

Belongs to following study modules

School of Information Sciences
Research in Information Practices (Information Studies and Interactive Media)
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School of Information Sciences