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Yontz, Elaine; McCook, Kathleen de la Pena – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2003
Discusses service learning in library and information science (LIS) education. Highlights include advantages of service learning, including increased student learning, extended collaboration, decreased isolation, and community building; examples of service learning projects, including fieldwork; and reflection as a component in fieldwork.…
Descriptors: Field Studies, Higher Education, Information Science Education, Learning Strategies
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Park, Soyeon – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2003
Assess research methods courses in library and information science (LIS) programs at ALA (American Library Association) accredited institutions in the United States and Canada. Compares courses across LIS programs and compares LIS research methods courses with requirements of other graduate and professional programs within the same institution.…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Competence, Curriculum Evaluation, Curriculum Research
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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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Hsieh-Yee, Ingrid – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1997
Discusses results of a survey of LIS (library and information science) educators who specialized in reference services or online retrieval to understand how teachers have prepared students to deal with online and CD-ROM resources. Results are compared to those from earlier studies, and a copy of the survey is appended. (Author/LRW)
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Course Content, Information Retrieval, Library Education
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Carmichael, James V., Jr.; Shontz, Marilyn L. – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1997
Describes a survey of graduates from master's in library and information studies programs concerning social responsibility and gender issues and the treatment that these subjects received in their classes. Results are discussed that indicate that librarians and library education are less progressive than commonly depicted, and a copy of the survey…
Descriptors: Course Content, Gender Issues, Graduate Students, Graduate Surveys
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Liebi, William A. – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1997
Discussion of continuing education (CE) focuses on motivation for change; the types of CE that exist; whether it should be voluntary or mandatory; institutional and individual aims; the manager as team leader; effects of financial pressures; and the role of library and information science associations. LRW)
Descriptors: Administrators, Change Strategies, Educational Objectives, Library Associations
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Abels, Eileen G.; Marchionini, Gary; Wasserman, Paul – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1997
Describes an applied research project which builds on a perceived need for community information and through exploiting the professional know-how of library science, takes the initiative in inventing and designing an information product and service to meet that need. Discusses cooperative planning and describes seven main components of the work.…
Descriptors: Community Information Services, Cooperative Planning, Cooperative Programs, Educational Practices
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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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Shannon, Donna M. – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1998
Examines the literature related to effective teaching behaviors of postsecondary instructors and library and information science (LIS) educators. Considers models for improving instruction in higher education. Concludes that effective teaching is multidimensional and that attention to specific teaching behaviors should take place within the…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Higher Education, Information Science Education, Instructional Effectiveness
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Curran, Charles – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1998
Sixty-one library and information science (LIS) teachers, identified as "superior," speak in behavioral terms about the way they plan, teach, and deal with students. Then six veteran observers of LIS teaching participate in a listserv discussion and reveal their views about superior LIS teaching, remediation for poor teachers, and adult learner…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Higher Education, Information Science Education, Instructional Effectiveness
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Carr, David – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1998
Describes tensions of teaching and effects they might have on experiences of the classroom. Values, knowledge, time, audience, rewards, standards, evaluations, privacy, and the situation of teaching are some of the elements among these tensions. Suggestions are made for behaviors teachers can bring to the classroom that explore and use tensions to…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Conflict, Elementary Secondary Education, Instructional Effectiveness
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Crowley, Terry – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1998
Any teacher who reflects on teaching knows that he or she learns as much if not more from students as vice-versa. One means of encouraging this communication in a basic reference course is described--a culminating project which asks students to choose a word with which to review sources and to present the results in an organized way. (Author)
Descriptors: Communication (Thought Transfer), Feedback, Higher Education, Information Science Education
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Carmichael, James V., Jr. – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1995
Discusses library historians, publishing, and tenure requirements for library educators. Topics include problems in conducting research; the need for library history; the publishing industry; disciplinary insularity versus interdisciplinary study; and 10 guidelines for untenured research novices. (LRW)
Descriptors: Faculty Publishing, Guidelines, Intellectual Disciplines, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Radway, Janice – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1994
Reviews the growing body of work that examines reading as a process occurring within a social context and having social consequences. Three categories within this literature are examined: studies of literacy and its sociocultural role; the history of the book; and the meaning of reading as an activity. Notes and a bibliography is appended. (15…
Descriptors: Books, Cultural Context, Ethnography, History
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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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