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By Tammera M. Race, Stephann Makri

ISBN-10: 1780634315

ISBN-13: 9781780634319

ISBN-10: 1843347504

ISBN-13: 9781843347507

Accidental details Discovery: Cultivating Serendipity within the electronic Age presents readers with an engaging dialogue at the methods serendipity―defined because the unintended discovery of valued information―plays a huge function in artistic problem-solving.

This insightful source brings jointly discussions on serendipity and data discovery, learn in desktop and knowledge technology, and fascinating concepts at the inventive approach. 5 thorough chapters discover the importance of serendipity in creativity and innovation, the features of serendipity-friendly instruments and minds, and the way destiny discovery environments may well motivate serendipity.

  • Examines serendipity in a multidisciplinary context
  • Bridges conception and practice
  • Explores electronic info landscapes of the long run with essays from present researchers
  • Brings the idea that of unintentional discovery and its worth entrance and center

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An excellent overview of this quick, rhetorical snapshot of a text can be found in the “Coming to Terms” chapter of Joseph Harris’s (2006) Rewriting: How to Do Things with Texts. Creating annotated bibliographies related to their research question. Contributing to class wikis that map the relationships among research articles. Tracing the genealogy of a specific experimental method and making a case to use or adapt a particular version. Collectively diagraming research notes to look for patterns.

P. (2010). On serendipity and organizing. European Management Journal, 28(5), 319À330. Debono, E. (1990). Six thinking hats. New York: Penguin Books. George, J. (2005). Socratic inquiry and the pedagogy of reference: Serendipity in information seeking. ACRL Twelfth National Conference: Currents and convergence: Navigating the rivers of change (pp. 380À387). Chicago, IL: American Library Association. pdf .. 26 Accidental Information Discovery Heinstro¨m, J. (2006). Psychological factors behind incidental information acquisition.

The very nature of the problem-solving metagenre is that it seeks to bridge academic and nonacademic spaces, bringing expertise to bear on public, corporate, or personal problems. Therefore, discovering and defining the problem means moving between the discipline and the world beyond, looking for openings that can be addressed with the expertise of the scholar/entrepreneur. Teaching Serendipity 37 In many cases, problem-solving scholars rely on relationships as their primary information-seeking model.

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