ERIC Number: EJ704385
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Jun-1
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Effective Roles for Student Achievement
Teacher Librarian, v31 n5 p34 Jun 2004
This brief article responds to the research finding that effective school libraries have clear roles focused on student achievement. Based on recent research findings, Ross Todd, Carol Kuhlthau and an Ohio team concluded that eight characteristics can be used to place a stronger emphasis on learning. The characteristics include: (1) Resource Agent; (2) Literacy Development Agent; (3) Knowledge Construction Agent; (4) Academic Achievement Agent; (5) Independent Reading and Personal Development Agent; (6) Technological Literacy Agent; (7) Rescue Agent; and (8) Individualized Learning Agent. Those eight characteristics are described in this article.
Descriptors: Literacy, School Libraries, Academic Achievement, Independent Reading, Technological Literacy, Library Role, Individual Development
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Identifiers - Location: Ohio