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Snyder, Timothy – 2000
The purpose of this book is to help professional librarians gain administrator support for the library media center. The book is divided into three sections. Part 1, "Setting the Stage," explores the challenge and aspects of accountability that can be lost in the pressures of daily accomplishment. It details the personality characteristics found…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Administrators, Educational Administration, Elementary Secondary Education
Turner, Philip M.; Naumer, Janet N. – School Library Media Quarterly, 1983
Guide to instructional design consultation by school library media specialist proposes four levels of activity--action education, reaction, passive participation, no involvement--to be used in assessing degree of involvement in instructional design consultation process. An eight-step model of instructional design and assessment chart are provided.…
Descriptors: Charts, Consultants, Elementary Secondary Education, Instructional Design
Hamilton, Betty – Book Report, 1993
Discussion of site-based management and school reform addresses the current focus on administrative change in educational reform, obstacles to change in schools, how site-based management works, and the school librarian's role. Several components that are needed to implement active site-based management programs are presented in a sidebar. (four…
Descriptors: Decentralization, Decision Making, Educational Change, Educational Trends
Stripling, Barbara K. – School Library Media Annual (SLMA), 1993
Discusses authentic assessment and its possible uses in school libraries. Highlights include restructuring and authentic schools; authentic assessment techniques; motivation; increasing thinking skills; creative research products; roles of the library media specialist in authentic assessment; and an appendix with seven annotated curriculum…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Change Agents, Elementary Secondary Education, Learning Resources Centers
Hartzell, Gary N.; And Others – Book Report, 1993
This theme section includes four articles that discuss building a stronger image for junior and senior high school libraries through public relations. Highlights include building the influence of high school librarians; making the library more welcoming for students; information for transfer students; and publicizing student achievements through a…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Junior High Schools, Learning Resources Centers, Librarians
Tucker, Richard N. – 1976
Produced for use by educators and administrators in Scotland involved in planning and developing learning resources centers in elementary and secondary schools, this guide contains: (1) examples and discussion of the allocation of space for resources centers in schools with different architectural layouts, (2) three case studies of schools which…
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, Building Plans, Case Studies, Educational Equipment
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Hickey, Kate D., Ed. – TechTrends, 1992
Discusses technostress--i.e., stress brought on by changes in technology--in libraries and media centers. Case studies are presented that show stress in community college libraries caused by the rapid implementation of new technologies; coping strategies for librarians and media specialists are discussed; and strategies for managers are suggested.…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Administrators, Case Studies, Community Colleges