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ERIC Number: ED254236
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-Oct
Pages: 32
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
The Teaching of Technology as a Subject for the Preparation of Librarians, Documentalists, Archivists and Other Information Specialists.
Cook, M.
This document deals with the initial technological training of professionals in the information services at three levels: the main professional level, the higher professional or managerial level, and the paraprofessional level. In addition to a review of some general considerations, the paper provides more detailed discussions of technological and organizational considerations. Technologies covered include reprography, word processing, computing, telecommunications, databases, and data storage technology, with sections on course elements, electives and career choices, and levels of instruction. Organizational considerations include the status of training schools and infrastructure requirements; validation of courses, including the role of professional associations, a common training system, and the questions of training abroad; technological equipment in training schools; and a pedagogy for technical training. A summary and conclusions, notes and references, and an 82-item bibliography are included. (THC)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Paris (France). General Information Programme.
Note: Paper presented at the International Symposium on Harmonization of Education and Training Programmes in Information Science, Librarianship and Archival Studies (Paris, France, October 8-12, 1984). For related documents, see IR 051 032 and IR 051 037-039.