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Bettivia, Rhiannon; Davis, Rebecca O. – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2023
E-learning has increased through the years in MLIS programs, a trend that has been intensified during the COVID-19 pandemic. Some students choose to take online classes; others have been required to do so by the pandemic. This raises the question: Are students properly prepared to learn online? For this study, researchers created an E-Learning…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Online Courses, COVID-19, Pandemics
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Barnhart, Anne – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2023
Many Library and Information Science (LIS) educators focus on real-world applications of complex theories and philosophies. LIS students are simultaneously being prepared for positions in the field as well as for active participation in professional discourse so they can be involved in identifying issues and offering solutions to new and old…
Descriptors: Information Science Education, Library Education, Conferences (Gatherings), Teaching Methods
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Singh, Vandana; Thurman, Alexander – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2023
This article aims to provide the reader with a comprehensive background for understanding current knowledge on online learning through a systematic literature review of the published literature in peer-reviewed English language journals. We reviewed 5,803 articles published over 26 years (1993-2018). We focused on the number of articles published,…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Literature Reviews, Electronic Learning, Journal Articles
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Ndumu, Ana; Villagran, Michele A. L.; Sandoval-Sall, Vilma; Grunberg, Kirsten; Tadena, Laura; Santillan, Roman; Bromir, N. Yasmin – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2023
Immigrants are essential library constituents. This article presents the outcomes of a pilot, self-paced mini-course to introduce US immigrants to the library and information science (LIS) field. Data from student assessment and focus groups suggest that, with curricular and design improvements, the mini-course can help recruit skilled or degreed…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Library Science, Information Science, Program Effectiveness
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Dondlinger, Mary Jo; Najmi, Anjum – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2023
This article details the context and design considerations for an online course accompanying a field-based practicum for a school librarian certification program at a regional university in Texas. These strategies could be helpful to other library science educators designing learning experiences that support fieldwork. We conclude by discussing…
Descriptors: Online Courses, School Libraries, Library Science, Educational Certificates
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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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Zavalina, Oksana L.; Burke, Mary – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2021
The quality of metadata has a direct effect on the ability to find, identify, select, obtain, and explore information; therefore, training to create high-quality metadata is an important, yet challenging, task for LIS educators. To provide such training effectively, instructors need to develop a vision for where best to focus their efforts,…
Descriptors: Skill Development, Metadata, Instructional Effectiveness, Graduate Students
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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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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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Kimmel, Sue C.; Burns, Elizabeth; DiScala, Jeffrey – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2019
Library and information science education today must prepare future professionals to leverage various technologies and develop professional networks that will propel them into future careers. Increasingly, today's information professionals need to understand how to create identities, build relationships, and engage in productive work with others…
Descriptors: Rural Schools, Online Courses, Communities of Practice, Faculty Development
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Openo, Jason – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2019
Many Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) programs are now offered online, and most of these programs offer courses on leadership and management principles. Teaching leadership in any context presents challenges because leadership is a hazy and confounding concept. The intrinsic problems in teaching leadership are compounded by the…
Descriptors: Library Education, Masters Programs, Leadership Training, Online Courses
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Xue, Chunxiang; Wu, Xiuzhi; Zhu, Lei; Chu, Heting – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2019
For decades, library and information science (LIS) education has been producing LIS professionals to serve people in all walks of life. But there are challenges to LIS education as society advances. This study performed quantitative and qualitative content analyses of data collected about LIS education in China and the United States. Four…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Information Science Education, Library Schools, Institutional Mission
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Singh, Rajesh; Vorbach, James – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2017
The evolving demand for workforce skills has often been a topic of discussion at various professional library and information science (LIS) conferences and in the academic literature. Although LIS schools tend to highlight the goal of preparing future members of the LIS profession to be effective leaders, a management and leadership curriculum gap…
Descriptors: Job Skills, Library Science, Information Science, Foreign Countries
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Mills, J. Elizabeth; Campana, Kathleen; Goldsmith, Annette Y. – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2017
In the face of a changing landscape of youth services, LIS education can push the field of librarianship forward by adopting research-based frameworks that are directly applicable to the profession. We combined the Connected Learning framework with Radical Change theory and Outcome-Based Planning and Evaluation (OBPE) to establish the structure…
Descriptors: Masters Programs, Graduate Students, Information Science Education, Library Science
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Mandel, Lauren H. – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2017
Research methods education in LIS master's degree programs is facing several difficult questions: should a methods course be required, what content should be taught in that course, and what is the most effective mechanism for teaching that content. There is little consensus about what should be taught or how, but the American Library Association,…
Descriptors: Library Science, Masters Programs, Research Methodology, Research Skills
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