Program and Speakers

Searching as Learning 2014 - Keynote Speaker

Pertti Vakkari, Professor. School of Information Sciences. Information Studies and Interactive Media (INFIM) University of Tampere.

Searching as Learning: Results and Reflections - Presentation Slides

Workshop Program

9:00-9:15 Introductions and Welcome

09:15-10:15 Keynote Presentation: Professor Pertti Vakkari

10:15-10:45 Coffee Break

10:45-12:30 Paper Session: Working, Searching and Learning

Katriina Byström. Searching as a learning activity in real life workplaces

Luanne Freund, Heather O'Brien and Rick Kopak. Getting the big picture: supporting comprehension and learning in search

Yan Zhang. Learning in the process of searching for health information

Rebecca Reynolds. Understanding and Measuring Student Inquiry and Resource Use Processes, and their Contribution to Outcomes, in “Guided Discovery-Based” Learning

12:30-13:30 Lunch

13:30-14:45 Paper Session: From Systems to Cognitive Models

Wenjing Pian and Christopher S. G. Khoo. Health information learning within the context of health information seeking on a discussion forum

Ashraf Bah Rabiou and Ben Carterette. Using “Model” Pseudo-Documents to Improve Searching-as-Learning and Search over Sessions

Herre Van Oostendorp and Sonal Aggarwal. Improving Information Seeking Performance

14:45-14:30 Break

14:30-15:30 Paper Session: Concept Maps for Evaluation

Dominic Stange, Holger Heyn and Andreas Nürnberger. Capturing Information Gain in Information Seeking with Concept Maps

Yuka Egusa, Masao Takaku and Hitomi Saito. How to Evaluate Searching as Learning

15:30 – 16:30 Group Discussion: Research Agenda for Searching as Learning

Thanks to all authors, participants and reviewers for a very successful workshop!

Creating the Concept Map

The Result!

The Searching as Learning Workshop is being held on the final day of the Information Interaction in Context (IIiX 2014) Conference, in Regensburg, Germany. More information is available on the conference website:

Workshop Schedule
30 MAY
Paper Submissions Due
Reviews Due
Author Notifications
Workshop in Regensburg at IIiX 2014