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The Date for the Online Conference in January 2022 is set

The next conference will take place on January 28th in 2022 from 1 PM until 6 PM CET (13:00 – 18:00 CET). For this conference the following content is planned and roughly divided into three parts.

First of all the current project „Intercultural Perspectives on Information Literacy and Metaliteracy“ will be introduced. 

Secondly the topics “Google as an information gatekeeper”, “Technology changes and information literacy”, “Spreading misinformation”, “Impact of fake news on financial markets/companies” and “Work on the metaliteracy Wikipedia article” will be presented.

The last part includes the workshop called “Intercultural Perspectives on Information Literacy and Metaliteracy”. 

More information about the upcoming conference in 2022 is available on this website at “Online conference in January 2022”. Further details will be announced soon!

Moreover, information about the past conference schedule (January 30th 2021) can be found on this website as well at “EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES”. In addition, the last conference was published on YouTube.

The new course for the winter term 2021/2022 has started

In the winter term 2021/2022 the transnational online course “Intercultural Perspectives on Information Literacy and Metaliteracy” takes place. Experts from Germany, Bosnia-Herzegovina, India, USA and Austria are acting as instructors for the course. Moreover, several students from each mentioned country are participating as well. The goal is to gain knowledge about information literacy and metaliteracy in an international learning space. After completing the contents and learning tasks an online conference will take place in order to share the gained knowledge more widely.

Click to see the poster of the project course (winter semester 2021/2022):

A successful workshop week is behind us!

From July 19 to 23, 2021 we gathered for the workshop “Intercultural perspectives on information literacy”. In addition to students and experts from Germany, Bosnia-Herzegovina and India, we were very pleased to welcome experts from the USA and Austria as well. We were able to facilitate successful student collaboration as well as an expansion of the group of participants for the upcoming project cycle. Click here to read a detailed report on the workshop week from the Metaliteracy perspective by Thomas Mackey and Trudi Jacobson.

Online conference in January 2021

The conference on 30th January 2021 discussed the Indian-German student groups’ results of the transnational course “Intercultural perspectives on information literacy”. Furthermore, we were honoured to have Thomas P. Mackey, Ph.D. and Trudi E. Jacobson, MLS, MA, who were giving a keynote presentation about “The Role of Metaliteracy in Designing Open Learning Initiatives”.

We are very happy to have welcomed about 150 participants, who engaged in vivid discussions throughout the whole conference. The conference’s contents are published here and on our YouTube channel.