ERIC Number: ED385999
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Serving Special Needs Students in the School Library Media Center. Greenwood Professional Guides in School Librarianship.
Wesson, Caren L., Ed.; Keefe, Margaret J., Ed.
This collection of papers considers how the school library media specialist serves special needs students and classroom teachers in multiple roles as teacher, information specialist, and instructional consultant or collaborator. Included are the following papers: "Teaching Library and Information Skills to Special Needs Students" (Caren L. Wesson and Margaret J. Keefe); "Assessing Library and Information Skills of Special Needs Students" (Margaret J. Keefe and Caren L. Wesson); "Fostering an Appreciation of Literature in Special Needs Students" (Margaret J. Keefe and Caren L. Wesson); "Vocational Instruction in the Library Media Center" (Deborah Jilbert); "Selection of Materials for Special Needs Students" (Lula Pride and Lois Schultz); "The School Library Media Specialist's Role in Bibliotherapy" (Robert P. King); "Accessibility of School Library Materials for Special Needs Students" (William J. Murray); "Instructional Technology and Students with Special Needs in the School Library Media Center" (Ann Higgins Hains and Dave L. Edyburn); "An Active Role for School Library Media Specialists in the Identification and Placement Procedures for Special Needs Students" (Deborah L. Voltz); "School Library Media Specialists as Partners with Classroom Teachers in Generalizing the Skills of Students with Special Needs" (M. Lewis Putnam); "Fostering Relationships among Special and General Education Students in the School Library Media Center" (Caren L. Wesson and others); "The Special Needs of Gifted and Talented Students in the School Library Media Center" (Caren L. Wesson and Margaret J. Keefe); "Libraries as Laboratories for Learning: Integrating Content, Learners' Needs, and Experience into the Curriculum" (Amy Otis-Wilborn and Terry McGreehin); and "School Library Media Specialists and Professional Development" (Caren L. Wesson). A 35-item annotated bibliography is also provided. (Each paper contains references.) (SW)
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Bibliotherapy, Computer Oriented Programs, Disabilities, Disability Identification, Educational Objectives, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Generalization, Gifted, Information Literacy, Integrated Curriculum, Librarian Teacher Cooperation, Librarians, Library Collection Development, Library Instruction, Library Skills, Literature Appreciation, Preschool Education, Reading Materials, Regular and Special Education Relationship, School Libraries, Skill Development, Special Needs Students, Staff Role, Student Evaluation, Student Placement, Vocational Education
Greenwood Press, 88 Post Road West, Westport, CT 06881 ($45).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Books
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Media Staff; Practitioners
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