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FUNDAMENTALS OF HISTORIC-CULTURAL THEORY FOR INFORMATION LITERACY IN THE SCHOOL CONTEXT

Grant number: 10/14728-8
Support type:Scholarships in Brazil - Master
Effective date (Start): April 01, 2011
Effective date (End): March 31, 2013
Field of knowledge:Applied Social Sciences - Information Science - Library and Information Science
Principal researcher:Helen de Castro Silva Casarin
Grantee:Amanda Sertori dos Santos
Home Institution: Faculdade de Filosofia e Ciências (FFC). Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP). Campus de Marília. Marília , SP, Brazil

Abstract

Considering that information literacy aims to develop skills and moral values to the use of information, which can be given through the realization of programs for specific activities, is suggested that development begins in the first grades of schooling for the individuals to become familiar which the information universe. Indicates that a substancial proportion of programs of activities is based on the constructivist theory, that, in the brasilian context, has in Jean Piaget and his stages of cognitive development their main approach. This theory is criticized by some authors to delimit the learning stages established by biological factors, thereby restricting the possibilities os advances in learning. However, the cultural-historical theory initiated by Lev Semionovitch Vigotski, considers the influence of social context of the individual in the learning. Thereby, part of the gap to the literature on the application of the cultural-historical theory to information literacy, to propose the holding of this. The purpose is, in this way, provide theoretical support about the cultural-historical theory for the practice of the librarian in information literacy teaching.

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SANTOS, Amanda Sertori dos. Fundamentos da teoria histórico-cultural para a competência em informação no contexto escolar. 2013. Master's Dissertation - Universidade Estadual Paulista (Unesp). Faculdade de Filosofia e Ciências. Marília Marília.

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