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Xue, Chunxiang; Wu, Xiuzhi; Zhu, Lei; Chu, Heting – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2019
For decades, library and information science (LIS) education has been producing LIS professionals to serve people in all walks of life. But there are challenges to LIS education as society advances. This study performed quantitative and qualitative content analyses of data collected about LIS education in China and the United States. Four…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Information Science Education, Library Schools, Institutional Mission
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Katušcáková, Marcela; Jasecková, Galina – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2019
This paper aims to identify the current state of knowledge management (KM) diffusion in LIS schools. In terms of content, we have identified two principal approaches to the perception of KM in the LIS community: an active approach, seeing KM as an opportunity for the LIS community to change; and a passive approach, seeing KM merely as a topic of…
Descriptors: Knowledge Management, Information Science Education, Library Schools, Curriculum Development
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Latham, Kiersten F.; Simmons, John E. – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2019
In this article, we assess the state of museum studies, with special attention to programs in the United States. After briefly reviewing the historical trajectory of museum studies, we define this field of study and determine that it should more accurately be called museology. To investigate the most critical issues in current museological…
Descriptors: Museums, Information Science, Interdisciplinary Approach, Theory Practice Relationship
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Openo, Jason – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2019
Many Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) programs are now offered online, and most of these programs offer courses on leadership and management principles. Teaching leadership in any context presents challenges because leadership is a hazy and confounding concept. The intrinsic problems in teaching leadership are compounded by the…
Descriptors: Library Education, Masters Programs, Leadership Training, Online Courses
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Helkenberg, Davin; Schoenberger, Nicole; Kooy, S. A. Vander; Pemberton, Amanda; Ali, Karim; Bartlett, Sarah; Clair, Jillian; Crombleholme, Sydney; Dee, Alison; DePierro, Kristy; Greenwood, Timothy; Lobzun, Meagan; Petersen, Cassandra; Saunders, Sabrina Redwing; Tarzi, Mary; Ward, Kristyn; Zip, Stacey – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2018
This paper was produced as a collaborative project by a Progressive Librarianship class at an ALA-accredited Masters of Library and Information Science (MLIS) program located in Canada. Recent research in LIS has identified a need for issues of social justice to be discussed more prominently in LIS education. From a uniquely student perspective,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Justice, Information Science Education, Library Science
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Mills, J. Elizabeth; Campana, Kathleen; Goldsmith, Annette Y. – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2017
In the face of a changing landscape of youth services, LIS education can push the field of librarianship forward by adopting research-based frameworks that are directly applicable to the profession. We combined the Connected Learning framework with Radical Change theory and Outcome-Based Planning and Evaluation (OBPE) to establish the structure…
Descriptors: Masters Programs, Graduate Students, Information Science Education, Library Science
Kim, Jeonghyun – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2015
The University of North Texas conducted a project involving rigorous curriculum development and instructional design to address the goal of building capacity in the Library and Information Sciences curriculum. To prepare information professionals with the competencies needed for digital curation and data management practice, the project developed…
Descriptors: Competency Based Education, Curriculum Development, Instructional Design, Capacity Building
Stephens, Michael; Jones, Kyle M. L. – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2014
Beyond for-credit offerings, some library and information science (LIS) schools are exploring MOOCs as a means to promote lifelong learning and professional development. Using web surveys and descriptive content analysis methods, this paper empirically addresses if, in LIS programs, MOOCs can fill a role and serve new populations of learners…
Descriptors: Professional Development, Lifelong Learning, Open Education, Online Courses
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Welch, Cindy C. – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2013
Youth services faculty in LIS programs have seen significant changes in the last ten years in the content they teach and the variety of methods by which they deliver instruction. However, youth services education continues to be understudied and this study takes a first look at several gaps in the LIS education literature: youth services faculty…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Youth Programs, Library Services
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Higgins, Susan E.; Chaudhry, Abdus Sattar – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2003
Focuses on traditional areas of the study of public, school, and academic libraries that have generally declined in schools of library science. Considers the impact of information technology on academic programs of information studies and describes a study of curriculum building at Nanyang Technological University (Singapore). (Author/LRW)
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
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Robinson, Judith; Jacobson, Thomas L. – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2003
Reports a research effort conducted as part of a curriculum design process for a new Masters in Information and Communication at the University at Buffalo School of Informatics. Discusses input from private and public sector organizations who need information technology (IT) workers and who stressed the need for skills in communication, problems…
Descriptors: Communication (Thought Transfer), Curriculum Development, Information Science Education, Information Technology
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Tibbo, Helen R. – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1997
Issues critical to the development of an archival education degree program are discussed including number of credit hours and courses. Archival educators continue to revise the Society of American Archivists (SAA) Master's of Archival Studies (M.A.S.) guidelines as higher education and the world changes. Archival educators must cooperate with…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Archives, Cooperative Programs, Curriculum Development
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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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Freiband, Susan J. – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1992
Identifies multilingual and multicultural issues relevant to library and information science curricula today and outlines the skills, knowledge, and attitudes needed by graduates to address these issues. Aspects of the curriculum, specific programs, and activities on which to focus are discussed. (13 references) (EA)
Descriptors: Communication Skills, Cultural Differences, Curriculum Development, Higher Education
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Belay, Getinet – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1992
Discusses the trends in multiculturalism research, the importance of cultural diversity in the curriculum, and strategies for operationalizing a multicultural curriculum in library and information science education. Topics addressed include pedagogical methodology, leaning style, and course and program design. (97 references) (EA)
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Communication (Thought Transfer), Course Content, Cultural Differences
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