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Noah Lenstra; Nicole Peritore – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2024
This article introduces the Health in All Policies (HiAP) approach to the LIS community to propose a new way of thinking and teaching about how health is supported in public libraries. The topic of consumer health literacy has been a mainstay in the discourse of public librarianship, but we argue that this approach has not fully supported public…
Descriptors: Public Libraries, Public Health, Partnerships in Education, COVID-19
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Dali, Keren; Hohmann, Garrett – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2023
Building on the concept of transformative learning and exploring the role of reflection in graduate professional education, this article uses student and educator reflections from the graduate course on reading practices to narrate four stories of learning. These stories, structured based on the "4Ls" model of reflection, describe what…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Reflection, Reading Instruction, Information Science Education
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Engseth, Ellen – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2023
This article discusses the role of the global competency framework within library and information studies professional education, explores the relevant literature, and places the framework in context of equity, diversity, and inclusion as well as other relevant areas of the field. The author posits that the knowledges, skills, and attitudes of the…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Competence, Information Science Education, Equal Education
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Phillips, Abigail – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2022
During the 2020 spring semester, as COVID-19 infection rates increased, universities and colleges closed campuses and moved courses online. All of these responses occurred as the Center for Disease Control (CDC), World Health Organization (WHO), and other national and global health organizations attempted to understand this new and deadly illness.…
Descriptors: Teaching Experience, Educational Change, COVID-19, Pandemics
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Poole, Alex H.; Agosto, Denise; Lin, Xia; Yan, Erjia – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2022
This article argues for the usefulness of experiential learning as a vehicle for democratic civic engagement in North American library and information science programs. First, we explore the literature on service learning, traditionally the primary type of experiential learning in LIS. We define and provide historical context and scrutinize…
Descriptors: Library Science, Information Science Education, Service Learning, Experiential Learning
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Marty, Paul – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2022
This article presents an overview of the iterative design and evolution of an undergraduate course at Florida State University that offers students the opportunity to explore how society's increased reliance on information technology has changed the way in which we interact with each other and the world around us. Drawing upon course iterations…
Descriptors: Search Engines, Age Groups, Undergraduate Students, Educational Technology
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Gray, LaVerne; Mehra, Bharat – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2021
This article presents a critique of systemic library and information science (LIS) education and its hegemonic "White-IST" (White + elitist) discourse prevalent across the conceptualization and implementation of doctoral programs in the United States. The text illuminates the structural aspects of the doctoral experience embedded in (yet…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Whites, Minority Group Students, Library Science
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Miksa, Shawne D. – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2021
Dr. Elfreda Chatman was a professor of library and information science at the University of North Carolina and Florida State University in the 1990s and early 2000s until her passing in 2002. Her research incorporated the disciplines of education, sociology, and LIS, covering topics at the nexus of these fields, from which she worked to develop a…
Descriptors: Library Science, Information Science, Information Science Education, College Faculty
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Poole, Alex H.; Agosto, Denise; Greenberg, Jane; Lin, Xia; Yan, Erjia – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2021
The field of LIS continues to face a vexing paradox. Its longstanding ideal of and concomitant commitment to serving diverse communities and users equally has failed to translate into diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in the profession or in LIS education. This article analyzes efforts to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion in North…
Descriptors: Information Science Education, Library Science, Student Diversity, Equal Education
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Burgess, John; Wallace, Anna – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2021
As online education for the MLIS becomes widespread, one challenge for reference and user services instructors is that traditional exercises used to promote clinical intuition and metacognition in reference work may be more difficult in online classrooms. This article uses concept analysis to better understand clinical judgment for reference,…
Descriptors: Video Games, Game Based Learning, Intuition, Metacognition
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Wagner Webster, Jessica – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2020
This article outlines the development of a three-credit digital archives course designed for undergraduates. In it, students study basic archival and digital archives terminology and learn about how these concepts can help them understand current events. This course strives not only to help students develop critical thinking skills by engaging…
Descriptors: Electronic Libraries, Archives, Undergraduate Students, Active Learning
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Wei, Mingkun; Chumg, Hao-Fan; Li, Danyang; Li, Xinlai – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2020
The evolution of information science education in China has changed over time. This paper studies library and information science education from the perspective of bibliometrics. Following a literature review, this research discusses the stages of library and information science education in China and concludes that China has increasingly paid…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Library Education, Information Science Education, Bibliometrics
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Choi, Youngok – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2020
This article describes the development of a curriculum specialization, Cultural Heritage Information Management (CHIM), at a library and information science (LIS) graduate program. It was designed to address market needs, created by the convergence of practice in libraries, archives, and museums (LAMs) of emerging practices in managing unique…
Descriptors: Specialization, Competency Based Education, Library Education, Graduate Study
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Guzik, Elysia; Griffin, Brian; Hartel, Jenna – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2020
This paper presents a case study of two types of multimedia resources that were integrated as supplementary learning materials into the design and delivery of two different graduate courses on the historical foundations of library and information science (LIS): video and audio lectures from an online course on the history of information…
Descriptors: Library Science, Information Science, Multimedia Instruction, Graduate Study
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Weston, Paul Gabriele – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2020
Founded in 1934, the Vatican School of Librarianship, in its early days, aimed at forming both secular and religious librarians following the North American library tradition. Later on, teaching has been largely based on international standards. A brief outline of the initial setting of the School is provided. Presently, the School includes eight…
Descriptors: Library Education, Library Schools, Educational History, Foreign Countries
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