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ERIC Number: ED341389
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991-Sep
Pages: 109
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Teaching Librarians To Teach: A Course in Library Use Instruction.
Wilson, Lizabeth
This packet of materials is a compilation of materials from the "Library Use Instruction" class (LIS 450AC) in the Graduate School of Library and Information Science at the University of Illinois. This half-credit course, which is designed to prepare librarians to teach library skills to users, reviews the history of bibliographic instruction, as well as the knowledge and skills necessary to plan, implement, and evaluate user education in diverse settings. Throughout the course students explore learning theory, educational methods, instructional design, administrative structures, evaluation, and the research process in relation to bibliographic instruction. Included in this packet are the course syllabus, descriptions of the class scenarios, assignments, course bibliographies, and outlines for lectures on the following topics: (1) introduction to bibliographic instruction (BI); (2) conducting a needs assessment; (3) writing goals and objectives; (4) teaching CD-ROM; (5) learning theories and BI; (6) BI for persons with disabilities and for non-traditional learners; (7) BI in technological environments; (8) instructional design and its methods; (9) organizations and decision making (i.e., the organization of BI responsibilities, politics, funding, documentation, marketing); (10) evaluating performance; and (11) education for BI and professional involvement. A 37-item selected bibliography and a needs assessment questionnaire are included. (MAB)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students; Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A