Marine student's information literacy skills- a case study of marine engineer's bachelor thesis at Chalmers University of Technology
Paper i proceeding, 2021

What do the marine engineer students remember from their library instruction sessions in information literacy (IL) when it is time for them to write their bachelor thesis? The need for IL in the education is important due to the students coming work life. The skills to be an engineer are so much more than just technical knowledge. To state this, we have worked with integrated learning sequences and development due to the Conceive Design Implement Operate (CDIO) concept. Within in this specific subject we will highlight the need of writing and IL. CDIO main goals can be closely connected to IL especially about how to lead the operation of processes and understand research impact and development of the society (Crawley et al., 2014). During the autumn semester in 2017 we asked the marine engineers to fill in a one-minute paper to reflect over the library lecture. In the spring of 2021, the students wrote their bachelor thesis and we wanted to look at how much they remember from their previous lecture. With a short survey after they
finished their theses we wanted to find out if they had used their information literacy skills during these years as students.

information literacy

marine engineers


active learning


Liza Nordfeldt

Chalmers, Vetenskapens kommunikation och lärande, Informationskompetens för lärande och forskning

Johan Eliasson

Chalmers, Mekanik och maritima vetenskaper, Maritima studier

21st Annual General Assembly, IAMU AGA 2021 - Proceedings of the International Association of Maritime Universities ,IAMU Conference


21st Annual General Assembly, IAMU AGA21
Alexandria, Egypt,




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