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Hannigan, Jane Anne – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1994
Uses a feminist standpoint to correct inaccurate scholarship in curricula, pedagogy, and research in library and information science. Topics include feminist philosophy and its relevance to curricula revision, specific curricula changes, the significance of women's ways of learning to pedagogy, research needs and the role of subjectivity in…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Curriculum Development, Feminism, Higher Education
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Du Mont, Rosemary Ruhig, Ed. – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1988
Presents a series of articles written by paraprofessionals and originally presented as part of a conference for library assistants. The descriptions of paraprofessional responsibilities in a variety of library settings include children's programs, outreach programs, library technical services, and administrative roles. A bibliography on…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Cataloging, Educational Needs, Employee Responsibility
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Cox, Richard J., Ed.; And Others – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1993
Five articles consider archival education in the United States. Topics include a proposed graduate program in archival studies and its relationship to the profession's history; the integration of theory, methodology, and practice; educational effectiveness of current curricula; the challenge of electronic records management; and the importance of…
Descriptors: Archives, Curriculum Evaluation, Educational Objectives, Evaluation Methods
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Du Mont, Rosemary Ruhig, Ed.; And Others – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1991
Eight papers from the 1991 ALISE (Association for Library and Information Science Education) conference are presented. Highlights include the early years of library education, the status of doctoral programs, bibliographic instruction and the library school curriculum, evaluation of faculty, recruitment of international students, and gender-based…
Descriptors: Administrator Selection, College Faculty, Curriculum Development, Doctoral Programs
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Stieg, Margaret F. – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1993
Presents arguments for the importance of a historical approach in the library and information science curriculum. Highlights include learning from past mistakes; understanding the reason for successful ventures; censorship and intellectual freedom; professional identity; and integrating historical background into each course. (Contains five…
Descriptors: Censorship, Curriculum Development, Educational History, Higher Education
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Krummel, D. W. – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1993
Discusses the importance of historical studies for librarians and how knowledge of the past contributes to the research base. Social science and historical perspectives on library research are considered; and hypothesis testing, the study of causality, and the history of information practices are examined. (Contains eight references.) (LRW)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Higher Education, Historical Interpretation, History
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Cloonan, Michele Valerie – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1991
This article is the text of a presentation to the Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE) Preservation Education Program in 1990. The integration of both practical and theoretical preservation issues into the core curriculum at five library schools is described, continuing education is discussed, and future directions are…
Descriptors: Core Curriculum, Curriculum Development, Futures (of Society), Higher Education
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Smith, Karen Patricia; And Others – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1990
Presents three conference papers from the Association of Library and Information Science Education 1990 Annual Conference that deal with the role of qualitative research in information settings. Highlights include qualitative methodology in cultural institutions; emphasizing the user; and two studies on information management, one using…
Descriptors: Computer Centers, Conferences, Cultural Centers, Higher Education
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Dosa, Marta – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1993
Discussion of recruitment and education goals for international students in U.S. library and information science programs covers intercultural communication, goals of prospective students, programs' self-interest as a barrier to education, the market for international education, suggested philosophical guidelines for recruiting, and recruitment…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Graduate Study, Guidelines, Higher Education
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Genz, Marcella D. – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1993
Discusses the role of history within the discipline of library and information studies. Topics addressed include steps in the historical method, i.e., research, source criticism, and synthesis; the interdisciplinary nature of the history of books; analytical bibliography; and the design and aesthetics of information, including print and electronic…
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Books, Educational History, Higher Education
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Gillespie, Thom – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1993
Presents the reflections of a designer of visual interfaces for online public access catalogs regarding the importance of a historical perspective for design practices. Topics discussed include cognitive psychology research; conventions for organizing information; and the ongoing process of changes in media. (LRW)
Descriptors: Cognitive Psychology, Designers, Information Management, Man Machine Systems
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Menou, Michel J., Ed.; And Others – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1991
Based on a session at the 1990 annual conference of the American Society for Information Science (ASIS), this issue presents 14 articles that discuss innovations in curriculum and instructional methods in information science and how to share them internationally, especially with developing countries. Highlights include distance education and the…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Networks, Curriculum Development, Degrees (Academic)