Saturday, July 4

Tag: information seeking theory

Small Worlds can Hide the Truth
digital literacy

Small Worlds can Hide the Truth

Small worlds give us social structure and help us make sense of how we fit into the greater society. But sometimes they can also prevent important change from happening by narrowing our world view. Let's dig into some theories of information seeking behavior to see if there are patterns we can optimize to ensure that lasting social change finally comes. Digital Literacy Relies on Information Seeking Behavior Digital Literacy is more important than ever in light of the enormous societal change to which we currently bear witness. However, it is becoming harder and harder to parse the information that is coming our way, let alone evaluate its relevance, because of the sheer volume of information. This article by Sonja Blignaut: Resist the Urge to Simplify Stories discusses how h...