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Martens, Marianne – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2015
According to Stearns (2009), culture shapes childhood. The way a society defines culture shapes: (a) how childhood is constructed; (b) the production of literary products and services for young people; and (c) training for library professionals. In 21st century America, children are viewed as a vulnerable population in need of protection, as…
Descriptors: Child Development, Childrens Literature, Foreign Countries, Cultural Differences
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Tella, Adeyinka – International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education, 2021
The study examined dependency, satisfaction, and psychosocial characteristics as correlates of cell phone use by library and information science (LIS) undergraduate students. Using survey, 253 undergraduates represent the sample for the study. Five research questions were developed and answered. The results of the psychosocial characteristics'…
Descriptors: Addictive Behavior, Student Satisfaction, Psychological Characteristics, Handheld Devices
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Joo, Soohyung; Kipp, Margaret E. I. – Information Research: An International Electronic Journal, 2015
Introduction: This study examines the structure of Web space in the field of library and information science using multivariate analysis of social tags from the Website, Delicious.com. A few studies have examined mathematical modelling of tags, mainly examining tagging in terms of tripartite graphs, pattern tracing and descriptive statistics. This…
Descriptors: Web Sites, Library Science, Information Science, Multivariate Analysis
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Ellul, Claire – Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 2015
To understand how Geography and Geographical Information Science (GIS) can contribute to Interdisciplinary Research (IDR), it is relevant to articulate the differences between the different types of such research. "Multidisciplinary" researchers work in a "parallel play" mode, completing work in their disciplinary work streams…
Descriptors: Geography, Geography Instruction, Information Science, Interdisciplinary Approach
Kaur, Trishanjit – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2015
This paper presents some of the challenges and concerns for library and information science (LIS) education in India. In order to provide context for these challenges, the paper begins with a brief overview of higher education in India in general and then discusses the beginning of LIS education. It briefly summarizes LIS education in South Asia…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Library Science, Information Science, Higher Education
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Olivarez, Joseph D.; Bales, Stephen; Sare, Laura; vanDuinkerken, Wyoma – College & Research Libraries, 2018
Jeffrey Beall's blog listing of potential predatory journals and publishers, as well as his "Criteria for Determining Predatory Open-Access (OA) Publishers" are often looked at as tools to help researchers avoid publishing in predatory journals. While these "Criteria" have brought a greater awareness of OA predatory journals,…
Descriptors: Information Science, Library Science, Periodicals, Evaluation Criteria
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Owen, Helen E.; Licorish, Sherlock A. – Journal of Information Technology Education: Research, 2020
Aim/Purpose: We aimed to investigate the circumstances under which Kahoot! (a Game-based Student Response System (GSRS)) increases junior and senior Information Science university students' learning and knowledge retention beyond that of traditional teaching methods. We also explored whether the positive learning impacts of Kahoot! vary as a…
Descriptors: Game Based Learning, Audience Response Systems, Instructional Effectiveness, Undergraduate Students
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Beaudoin, Joan E. – College & Research Libraries, 2016
This paper reports on a study that examined the development of pedagogical methods for increasing the visual literacy skills of a group of library and information science students. Through a series of three assignments, students were asked to provide descriptive information for a set of historical photographs and record reflections on their…
Descriptors: Visual Literacy, Information Science Education, Case Studies, Teaching Methods
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Bedford, Denise A. D. – Education for Information, 2015
The knowledge life cycle is applied to two core capabilities of library and information science (LIS) education--teaching, and research and development. The knowledge claim validation, invalidation and integration steps of the knowledge life cycle are translated to learning, unlearning and relearning processes. Mixed methods are used to determine…
Descriptors: Mixed Methods Research, Semantics, Journal Articles, National Surveys
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Hartel, Jenna; Noone, Rebecca; Oh, Christie – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2017
This paper encourages educators in library and information science (LIS) to adopt the "creative deliverable," that is, an assignment that gives students the freedom to display their understanding of course material in an almost unrestricted range of alternative formats and genres, while retaining some key features of traditional…
Descriptors: Library Education, Assignments, Creative Activities, Information Science Education
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Aharony, Noa; Shonfeld, Miri – Interdisciplinary Journal of e-Skills and Lifelong Learning, 2015
This study seeks to explore what factors influence students' ICT use and web technology competence. The objectives of this study are the following: (a) To what extent do certain elements of Rogers' (2003) Diffusion of Innovations Theory (DOI) explain students' ICT use, (b) To what extent do personality characteristics derived from the Big Five…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Internet, Personality Traits
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Moazeni, Sarah Leila – Public Services Quarterly, 2015
Digital Humanities (DH) is a hot topic, in demand and on the rise. This article begins with excerpts from job listings that were posted to the American Library Association's job list in a two-month span in spring 2015 and they seem to indicate that DH is an increasingly important competency and interest for academic librarians who perform…
Descriptors: Humanities Instruction, Information Science Education, Integrated Curriculum, Academic Libraries
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Robertson, Bill – Science and Children, 2016
This column provides background science information for elementary teachers. This month's issue discusses electromagnetic waves.
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Earth Science, Teaching Methods, Elementary School Students
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Snow, Karen – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2019
This paper explores four main areas that will likely have an impact upon the future of information organization education. In particular, information organization education must be prepared for the continued shift from the use of traditional library cataloging standards to more web-compliant, linked-data standards. Also, there will be more…
Descriptors: Information Management, Cataloging, Library Education, Ethics
Sample, Angela R. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
In early 2015, the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL, a division of the American Library Association (ALA) released the final version of the Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education ("Framework"). With the "Framework," the ACRL sought to conciliate and address long-standing contentions of…
Descriptors: Discourse Analysis, Information Literacy, Information Science Education, Academic Libraries
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