ERIC Number: ED412942
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Information Rich but Knowledge Poor? Emerging Issues for Schools and Libraries Worldwide. Research and Professional Papers Presented at the Annual Conference of the International Association of School Librarianship Held in Conjunction with the Association for Teacher-Librarianship in Canada (26th, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, July 6-11, 1997).
Lighthall, Lynne, Ed.; Haycock, Ken, Ed.
Papers presented at this conference were grouped under the following seven broad themes: "Thinking Skills: The Bridge Between Data and Knowledge"; "From Today to Tomorrow: Bridging the Future"; "Cultural Understanding: Bridging Diverse Culture"; "Cultural Expression: Creating Bridges of Meaning"; "Access to Information: Narrowing the Gap"; "Mass Media: Spanning the Globe"; and "Summation." Titles and authors of the thirty papers presented are as follows: (1) "Attitudes of Youth toward Reading before and after a Motivational Project" (Shirley A. Fitzgibbons); (2) "Critical Thinking: Tools for Internet Information Evaluation" (Mary Ann Fitzgerald); (3) "High School to University: What Skills Do Students Need?" (Eileen Daniel); (4) "Information Skills: The Reflections and Perceptions of Student Teachers and Related Professionals" (Kay Wilson); (5) "Integrating Information Technology into and across the Curriculum: A Short Course for Secondary Students" (Eleanor B. Howe); (6) "An Interdisciplinary Model for Assessing Learning" (Robert Grover, Jacqueline McMahon Lakin, and Jane Dickerson); (7) "Meeting Drug Information Needs of Adolescents" (Ross Todd); (8) "Living and Learning in the Global Village" (Gene Burdenuk); (9) "Evolution and Revolution in School Library Practice" (Suzette Boyd); (10) "Information Literacy: Teacher's Perspectives of the Information Process" (Judy O'Connell and James Henri); (11) "The Impact of a Technology-Rich Environment" (Dania B. Meghabghab and Catherine Price); (12) "It's the Same the Whole World Over: Bridging the Gap in New Zealand" (Elizabeth Probert and John Fowler); (13) "Library Power as a Vehicle for the Evolution of Change" (Shirley A. Tastad and Julie Talman); (14) "Not Extinct! School Libraries for Learning and Leadership" (Kay Ellen Hones); (15) "Our Patch vs. Their Patch: Information Technology and Literacy in Schools" (Barbara Yates); (16) "A Reality Check: The Challenges of Implementing Information Power in School Library Media Programs" (Cheryl Ann McCarthy); (17) "Teacher-Librarians in Learning Organizations" (Jean Brown and Bruce Sheppard); (18) "We've Done Research, Now What? Multimedia Authoring as a Report Tool" (Michelle Larose-Kuzenko); (19) "Accepting Tolerance and Diversity" (Madeleine Hoss and Roslyn Wylie); (20) "Best Children's Picture Books from Abroad: Valuing Other Cultures" (Maureen White); (21) "Information for All: Resource Generation and Information Repackaging in Nigerian Schools" (Virginia W. Dike and Nancy Amucheazi); (22) "The Impact of the Prince Edward Island School Library Policy on the Development of School Library Programs Across Prince Edward Island" (Ray Doiron and Judy Davies); (23) "Libraries and Reading Habits Among Elementary School Children: The Concept of the Classroom Collection" (Snunith Shoham); (24) "Providing Potential for Progress: Learning Support for Students with Special Educational Needs" (Margaret Kinnell Evans and Peggy Heeks); (25) "The Relationship of School Materials and Resources to Reading Literacy: An International Perspective" (Victor Froese); (26) "The School Librarian as Internet Mediator: A Case Study and Evaluation" (James Herring); (27) "Planning for Action: Turning Meaningful Data into Programs and Promotion" (Eleanor Howe, Jack Stack, and Marcia Rettig-Seitam) (28) "Teacher-Librarian? What's in a Name? Making Meaning from Metaphor" (James Henri); (29) "Delphi Studies: The Value of Expert Opinion Bridging the Gap--Data to Knowledge" (Arthur Wizenried); (30) "The Information Literacy Movement of the School Library Media Field: A Preliminary Summary of the Research" (David V. Loertscher and Blanche Woolls). (SWC)
Descriptors: Access to Information, College Preparation, Computer Uses in Education, Critical Thinking, Cultural Awareness, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Futures (of Society), Information Literacy, Information Technology, Internet, Learning Resources Centers, Mass Media, Media Specialists, Picture Books, Reading, School Libraries, Student Attitudes, Student Teachers, Technology Integration, Thinking Skills
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
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Authoring Institution: International Association of School Librarianship, Seattle, WA.
Note: For individual papers separately analyzed, see IR 056 587-616.