ERIC Number: ED389314
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Russian-American Seminar on Critical Thinking and the Library. Papers from the Seminar (Moscow, Russia, June 1-5, 1992). Occasional Papers Nos. 200-201.
Oberman, Cerise, Ed.; Kimmage, Dennis, Ed.
The purpose behind the Russian-American Seminar on Critical Thinking was to bring together librarians from both countries to provide an East-West perspective on the issue of critical thinking. This document presents 16 papers from the seminar as well as introductory remarks from a Russian and an American participant. Papers are as follows: "The Young Adult and the Library" (Irina Bakhmutskaia and Zoia Iankova); "Library Instruction in the Information Age" (Constance A. Mellon); "The Library Environment and the Development of Critical Thinking" (Margarita Dvorkina); "The Role of the Library in the Socialization and Development of Individual Critical Thinking" (Iuliia Melent'eva); "Librarians as Co-Creators of the Curriculum" (Betsy Baker and Natalie Pelster); "Social and Cultural Aspects of the Library's Role in Development Critical Thinking" (Andrei Kapterov); "In Search of a Definition of Critical Thinking" (Lori Arp); "The Public Library in Russia and the World Around It" (Boris Volodin); "Bibliographic Instruction and the Machine in the Garden of Educational Reform" (Jon Lindgren); "Bibliographic Instruction and the Development of Critical Thinking Among Young Adults" (Slava Matlina); "Bibliographic Instruction, Library Education, and the Role of the Academic Librarian" (Thomas G. Kirk); "Bibliographic Instruction of Students as they Use the Library" (Margarita Samokhina); "The Role of the Library in Promoting Critical Thinking in the Classroom and Beyond" (Joan Ormondroyd); "Why Library Schools Need to Change Their Curriculum" (Raymond G. McInnis);"Totalitarianism, the Soviet Librarian, and Critical Thinking" (Arkadii Sokolov); and "Totalitarian Reality and the Intellectual and Spiritual Potential of Society: Certain Contradictions of Russian Library History" (Boris Volodin). (AA)
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Critical Thinking, Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Information Technology, Librarians, Library Education, Library Instruction, Library Role, Library Services, Seminars, Totalitarianism, Young Adults
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Illinois Univ., Urbana. Graduate School of Library and Information Science.
Identifiers: Americans (United States); Russia (Moscow)