ERIC Number: ED498250
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Jul-15
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PIALA 2000: Libraries and Archives--Where Information and Language Literacy Begin [and] Engaged Readers and Writers in Multicultural Island Communities. Selected Papers from the 10th Pacific Islands Association of Libraries and Archives Conference Joint with the 13th Annual Regional Language Arts Conference (Tumon, Guam, November 9-11, 2000)
Cohen, Arlene, Ed.; Quan, Clarisa G., Ed.
This proceedings combines presentations from the jointly held 10th Annual PIALA 2000 Conference and the 13th Annual Regional Language Arts Conference. The volume begins with the welcoming remarks of Mary L. Silk, Christine Ku Scott-Smith, Antonio R. Umpingco, Delia Munoz Rosal, Lawrence Kasperbauer, Rosie Tainatongo, Richard S. Tom, Mary L. Spencer, John C. Salas and Paul J. Steere, followed by the joint keynote speech, Elected Officials and Education: The Meaning of Being a Political Priority by the Honorable Robert A. Underwood. The PIALA keynote speech, Library Associations in Developing Countries: The Caribbean Islands as a Point of Comparison with Micronesia by Norma Amenu-Kpodo is the next paper and the following selected papers are included: Enhancing Library Services Through Information and Communication Technology by Felina D. Ferro; Folklore in the Classroom by Judy Flores; Micronesian Bibliography Update by Roger Goodwill; Library Prescriptions for Health Information by Claire Hamasu; Reading Instruction for Students Learning English as a Second Language by Yukiko Inoue; Why Can't Johnny Read or Write? The Psychology of the Behavior by George Kallingal; A Digital Classroom for a Foreign Language Course: A Case Study of Japanese Language Courses by Poong-Ja Toyoko Kang; Strategies for Teaching Critical Thinking by Lawrence Kodiyanplakkal; Moving Ahead in the Solomon Islands: Information Access and Dissemination in the Forum Fisheries Agency Library by Nancy D. Kwalea; Libraries Lead to Lifelong Learning by Steve Lin; Powerful Searching for Web Resources by Franda F. Lui; The Pacific Manuscripts Bureau and Other Preservation Microfilm Projects in the Pacific Islands by Ewan Maidment; Providing Library Services to Support the Curriculum for the Northern Marianas College School of Education and College Lab School by Christine B. Matson; Development of the Yap State Archives by Richard Ovary; Give Your Students a Break! Spelling, Irregular Word Forms and the Story of English by Clarisa G. Quan; Storytelling in the Pacific by Marilyn C. Salas and Agnes Rose Indelacio; The Role of School Libraries in Promoting Literacy by Dilgit Singh; IMLS: What It Funds and Its Relation to the Pacific by Trish Skaptason; Natural Learning and Acquisition of Literacy in the Classroom by Catherine Stoicovy, Nancy Diaz, Jasmin Advani, Olympia Ancheta, and Valerie Quinata; What Makes Our Special Libraries "Special"? The Guam Law Library by Margaret Tarnate; the "Florence Nalezny Warpeha Book Award" Bibliography; and ends with a list of contributors. (Individual papers contain references.)
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Reading Instruction, Microforms, Japanese, Lifelong Learning, Library Associations, Laboratory Schools, Law Libraries, Awards, Libraries, Financial Support, Library Services, Special Libraries, English (Second Language), Spelling, Folk Culture, Teacher Education Programs, Story Telling, Library Role, Literacy, Bibliographies, Health Materials, Information Technology, Behaviorism, Second Language Instruction, Critical Thinking, Archives, Preservation, Information Dissemination, Educational Strategies
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Pacific Islands Association of Libraries and Archives, Guam.
Identifiers - Location: Guam; Solomon Islands