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Gibbons, Leisa; White, Hollie – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2019
As Library and Information Science (LIS) educators, we teach our students about the changing and evolving role of the information professional in the twenty-first century. For many educators around the world, accreditation of LIS programs also shapes and legitimizes curriculum. This comparative study of the United States, Canada, Australia, and…
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Library Education, Foreign Countries, Models
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Katušcáková, Marcela; Jasecková, Galina – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2019
This paper aims to identify the current state of knowledge management (KM) diffusion in LIS schools. In terms of content, we have identified two principal approaches to the perception of KM in the LIS community: an active approach, seeing KM as an opportunity for the LIS community to change; and a passive approach, seeing KM merely as a topic of…
Descriptors: Knowledge Management, Information Science Education, Library Schools, Curriculum Development
Saunders, Laura; Kurbanoglu, Serap; Boustany, Joumana; Dogan, Guleda; Becker, Peter; Blumer, Eliane; Chowdhury, Sudatta; Dobreva, Milena; Gendina, Natalia; Grgic, Ivana Hebrang; Haddow, Gaby; Koltay, Tibor; Kortelainen, Terttu; Krakowska, Monika; Majid, Shaheen; Mezhova, Marina; Repanovici, Angela; Rudžioniene, Jurgita; Schneider, Rene; Terra, Ana Lucia; Todorova, Tania Y. – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2015
Librarians are expected to be expert searchers, and developing information literacy skills to navigate the vast world of information is a focus of most library and information science (LIS) programs. It is important to understand the information literacy and behaviors of LIS students to see if they are employing the skills they will need to assist…
Descriptors: Library Education, Information Literacy, Student Behavior, Student Surveys
Chawner, Brenda – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2015
Professional library education in New Zealand and Australia has developed independently, with different structures for entry-level qualifications. Both countries face challenges in continuing to offer high-quality programmes, in part due to the distribution of students relative to the providers. This paper outlines the LIS qualifications and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Information Science Education, Background, Performance Factors
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Pymm, Bob; Hay, Lyn – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2014
Distance education, by definition, creates a number of challenges for lecturer and student in building and maintaining connection and commitment. The challenges that need to be overcome include communication difficulties, lack of student motivation, high drop out from courses, provision of support at a distance and a sense of isolation or lack of…
Descriptors: Library Education, Distance Education, Cooperative Learning, Computer Uses in Education
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Clayden, Judith – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1995
Outlines the historical development of Australian cataloging education. Examines changes made in three cataloging courses to obtain balances between cataloging theory and practice. Summarizes the opinions of librarians, library students, and educators on the proportions of theoretical knowledge, practical skills, and personal attributes helpful in…
Descriptors: Attitudes, Cataloging, Change, Course Content
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Broadbent, Marianne; Grosser, Kerry – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1987
Describes a study that examined continuing professional development activities, needs, and aspirations of Australian special librarians and information center managers. The extent and nature of organizational support, educational activities and professional involvement of those interviewed, and participants' perceptions of present and future needs…
Descriptors: Educational Background, Financial Support, Foreign Countries, Information Centers