ERIC Number: ED438826
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999
Block Scheduling and Its Impact on the School Library Media Center. Greenwood Professional Guides in School Librarianship.
Shaw, Marie Keen
Aimed at secondary school library media specialists who are undertaking the transition to block scheduling, this book examines the essential components of the library media program in a block-scheduled school and provides useful handouts, lesson plans, and the experiences of four practitioners through their case studies. The following chapters are included: (1) Restructuring and the Block Schedule: An Overview; (2) Planning for the Block; (3) The Library Media Specialist and Instructional Change; (4) Professional Development for the Block; (5) Block Scheduling and Curriculum Development; (6) Of Practical Consideration: Staffing, Collection Development, and Budget; (7) Resource Sharing; (8) Technology in a Block-Scheduled High School; (9) The Internet, Multimedia, and Block Scheduling; (10) Distance Education; (11) Of Practical Consideration: Scheduling, Study Halls, Substitutes, and Assessment; (12) Case Studies; and (13) Selected Lesson Plans for Classes Using Block Scheduling. Includes an index. (MES)
Descriptors: Block Scheduling, Case Studies, Curriculum Development, Distance Education, Educational Change, Educational Technology, Flexible Scheduling, Information Technology, Instructional Development, Learning Resources Centers, Lesson Plans, Library Planning, Library Services, Professional Development, School Libraries, Secondary Education
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
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Audience: Media Staff; Practitioners
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