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Conference on Learning Information Literacy across the Globe

Frankfurt am Main, Germany
10th of May 2019


The ILO Conference on Learning Information Literacy across the Globe is brought to you by the ILO Erasmus. The conference papers will be revised by an international committee made of the following disciplines:

  • information-scientists
  • media-pedagogy
  • psychologists
  • media-scientists
  • scientific-libraries
  • learning-technologies

The conference is organized by Information Center for Education of the German Research Center for International Educational Research (DIPF).

Scientific chair: Marc Rittberger with the help of Alexander Botte.
Local chair: Paul Libbrecht with the help Rachel Ghebrehawariat and others.

Guest speakers

Jannica Heinstrom

on flow and stigma in everyday information mastering of youth

Jan Schneider

on supporting the learning process with interactive technologies

Stefan Dreisiebner

introducing the ILO-MOOC


Programme Committee

Manuel Area-MoreiraDavid BawdenÁngel BorregoAlexander BotteJuan Jose Bote VericadStefan DreisiebnerStefanie ElbeshausenJoachim GriesbaumMiguel Ángel Marzal García-QuismondJosé Antonio Gómez-HernándezJoachim GriesbaumCarolin HahnelTheo HugMate JuricMate KosorUlrike CressPaul LibbrechtAnne-Kathrin MeyerThomas MandlWolfgang MüllerAnela Nikčević-MilkovićJavier Onrubia GoñiFranjo PeharWolf RauchMarc RittbergerLyn RobinsonChristian SchlöglSonja ŠpiranecIvanka StričevićSanjica Faletar TanackovićCristóbal UrbanoZoran VelagićPolona VilarChrista Womser-HackerVlasta ZabukovecMichaela ZemanekMaja Žumer


The conference will cover the following topics.

Learning to swim...

Information literacy (IL) as a learning process

Resources to swim...

Digital learning resources for IL (e.g. MOOCs, scenarios, OERs)

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Cultural diversity of information literacy

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Information-literacy in connection to other literacy concepts

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Comparative studies of curricula with an IL lens


The conference takes place: Friday 10th of May 2019, from 9:00 AM to 17:00 PM (workshops till 18:45).
The programme will be announced after receiving the papers.
Registration will be free but required.


The conference takes place at the DIPF | German Institute for Educational Research.
Rostocker Strasse 6, 60323 Frankfurt am Main, Germany.

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Do you want to submit a paper? Please see the Call for papers.

For scientific inquiries, please contact Marc Rittberger or Alexander Botte.
For practical inquiries, please contact Paul Libbrecht.

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