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Skeele, Linda – Book Report, 1999
Provides suggestions for media specialists to conduct effective and motivating professional development for teachers. Highlights include making examples that teachers can use in their classrooms, small- versus large-group instruction, providing a printed agenda and handouts, using an instructional assistant, sticking to a schedule while breaking…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Faculty Development, Grouping (Instructional Purposes), Learning Resources Centers
Vandermade, Claudia – Book Report, 1999
A school librarian presents a plan for teaching Internet skills to all students. The lesson, taught to eighth-grade students, involved three class sessions, two homework assignments, and one written project. Goals and procedures are outlined for the two assignments described. (AEF)
Descriptors: Assignments, Computer Literacy, Elementary Secondary Education, Grade 8
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Nourse, Jimmie Anne; Widman, Rudy – Community & Junior College Libraries, 1991
Urges community college librarians to become leaders in library instruction by developing aggressive teaching programs using high-technology information resources, such as compact disc read-only-memory (CD-ROM), telecommunications, and on-line databases. Discusses training, hardware, software, and funding issues. (DMM)
Descriptors: College Libraries, Community Colleges, Computer Oriented Programs, Financial Support
Rux, Paul – Book Report, 1994
Examines issues relating to information technology that will affect the future of school librarians. Topics discussed include teaching versus learning; the need for new sets of skills; becoming systems analysts; matching technology with users' information needs; management information systems; and shifting models regarding the role of school…
Descriptors: Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Futures (of Society), Information Needs
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Farmer, Lesley S. J. – Catholic Library World, 1994
Describes the HyperCard Library Instruction Project (CLIP) and the research upon which it is based. Findings of research of HyperCard instruction with secondary students and a description of ways to use HyperCard instruction are presented. A sidebar article describes the California-based CLIP program and the HyperCard modules the organization is…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software, Computer Software Development
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Glogoff, Stuart – RSR: Reference Services Review, 1995
Discusses two Electronic Library Education Centers (ELECs) created at the University of Arizona to improve library instruction in the use of online resources. Examines costs of developing ELECs; technical changes experienced; and benefits to users and librarians. A sidebar by Abbie J. Basile identifies Internet resources for planning and/or…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Computer Networks, Costs, Electronic Classrooms
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Williams, Johnette J.; Miller, Larry A. – Community & Junior College Libraries, 1986
Describes Glendale Community College's Instructional Materials Center, an integrated center housing both print and nonprint media and serving the college community more than 75.5 hours per week. Highlights interaction between librarians and instructional faculty, the librarians' role, ??and the library's bibliographic instruction program. (DMM)
Descriptors: College Libraries, Community Colleges, Educational Media, Instructional Materials
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Jay, M. Ellen; Jay, Hilda L. – Reference Librarian, 1994
Discusses changes in the role of the elementary school library media specialist. Highlights include cooperation with classroom teachers and administrators; the role of the school principal; actions to initiate change; structuring research for students' success; and sample library instructional activities. (LRW)
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Change Strategies, Elementary Education, Learning Activities
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Bingham, Rebecca T. – Catholic Library World, 1982
Indicating the three-pronged thrust of school libraries--Resource, Service and Teaching--this article highlights libraries as they exist in schools which are part of a system. Concerns of school librarians regarding networking and cooperation, staffing, copyright, selection, and censorship are discussed. (EJS)
Descriptors: Censorship, County School Districts, Elementary Secondary Education, Learning Resources Centers