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Valerie Nessett

Associate Professor, Library and Information Science, Graduate School of Education, University at Buffalo

Valerie Nesset has extensive experience in designing information technologies with children, helping to develop Bonded Design, a model for working together in intergenerational design teams. Through this experience she gained knowledge in the areas of usability, interface design, knowledge organization and system design. Her current research advances understanding of the intersection of information-seeking behavior and information literacy instruction with an emphasis on process to encourage problem solving and critical thinking, especially among elementary school students.