Read the following article (available in the Doc Sharing or Discussion sections of our online class) to learn more about the application of Bruner's theory in one aspect of library instruction:
  • Presno, Caroline. "Bruner's Three Forms of Representation Revisited: Action, Pictures and Words for Effective Computer Instruction." Journal of Instructional Psychology 24 (June 1997): 112-18. Wilson OmniFile Full Text Mega. H.W. Wilson. Rutgers U Lib., New Brunswick, NJ. 6 Oct. 2006 <>.


  • What learning mode do you prefer when learning new material? What learning mode do you usually address when teaching? Describe a unit of library instruction that could be adapted to encompass all three learning modes.