The prominent educational theories of Vygotsky have just entered the discipline of information literacy. I will concentrate on three of his themes: the dialectical interdependence of the environment and the self, the need to relate to a student's potential rather than his or her achievement, and the inadequacy of most current measures of information literacy.
EditorDanaher P; Macpherson C; Nouwens F; Orr D
Parent TitleLifelong learning : whose responsibility and what is your contribution? : refereed papers from the 3rd International Lifelong Learning Conference, Yeppoon, Central Queensland, Australia, 13 - 16 June 2004
Number of Pages6
PublisherCentral Queensland University Press
Place of PublicationRockhampton, Qld.
External Author AffiliationsCentral Queensland University; University of Melbourne;
Name of ConferenceLifelong Learning Conference