Information Literacy Primary School Students in the Czech Republic in International Comparison

Zuzana Horváthová, Josef Abrhám


Increasing amount of information available becomes a reality of the contemporary global world. However, proper and effective use of information depends on a set of information management skills. Recently, information literacy has become one of the key elements of the educational process at a primary, secondary and tertiary level. The aim of this paper is to evaluate the ability of primary school students to manage information. The main part of the research output is delivered via own survey, which focuses on final-year students of primary schools in the Czech Republic. Information sources, ability to select them and to make decision or trustworthiness check belong among those primarily examined. Also an access to new information and decision-making ability of students in selection process and use of information is analysed. The results of the survey are compared with those provided by academic literature and by other international research in this field.

DOI: 10.5901/jesr.2015.v5n1s1p103

Full Text: PDF

Licenza Creative Commons
This work is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Journal of Educational and Social Research ISSN 2239-978X(Print) ISSN 2240-0524(Online)

Copyright © MCSER-Mediterranean Center of Social and Educational Research

To make sure that you can receive messages from us, please add the '' domain to your e-mail 'safe list'. If you do not receive e-mail in your 'inbox', check your 'bulk mail' or 'junk mail' folders..