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Gibbons, Leisa; White, Hollie – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2019
As Library and Information Science (LIS) educators, we teach our students about the changing and evolving role of the information professional in the twenty-first century. For many educators around the world, accreditation of LIS programs also shapes and legitimizes curriculum. This comparative study of the United States, Canada, Australia, and…
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Library Education, Foreign Countries, Models
Chawner, Brenda – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2015
Professional library education in New Zealand and Australia has developed independently, with different structures for entry-level qualifications. Both countries face challenges in continuing to offer high-quality programmes, in part due to the distribution of students relative to the providers. This paper outlines the LIS qualifications and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Information Science Education, Background, Performance Factors
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Wellstead, Peta – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2014
New Zealand men have poor health outcomes in a range of domains compared to women. They also report barriers (both personal and structural) in their information-seeking behaviors and processes to improve health and wellbeing. This paper reports a research project in progress that is investigating the information-seeking behaviors and processes of…
Descriptors: Information Seeking, Stress Variables, Males, Research Projects
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Calvert, Philip J. – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1997
Discussion of library education in New Zealand focuses on the cultural clash between government control of education and university autonomy, as well as the clash between an indigenous people and a culture introduced from outside. Topics include nationwide higher education reform; distance education; quality assurance, including strategic…
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Distance Education, Educational Change, Educational Planning