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Beitz, Nancy C. – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1987
Reports the results of a telephone survey of 64 library schools which examined off-campus courses, including the number of courses, enrollment, use of telecommunications, faculty and student attitudes toward distance education, and placement and advising services for distance education students. Several delivery systems for academic advising are…
Descriptors: Academic Advising, Delivery Systems, Distance Education, Geographic Location
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Barron, Daniel D. – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1987
Presents the results of a study on the use of video and audio telecommunications technologies by library and information science programs. Barriers to the use of video technologies, as perceived by curriculum committee chairpersons, are identified and discussed. (Author/CLB)
Descriptors: Audiovisual Communications, Delivery Systems, Distance Education, Educational Technology
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Menezes de Figueiredo, Nice; Menou, Michel J. – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1988
Describes a study in which the textbooks and specialized periodicals in information science used by 26 Brazilian library schools were grouped by 39 course topics and evaluated by various criteria. A methodology for identifying gaps in coverage by the available instructional materials and establishing priorities for production is presented. (8…
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Course Objectives, Developing Nations, Evaluation Methods
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Howden, Norman; Boyce, Bert R. – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1988
Reports the results of a survey of library schools that examined the current use of microcomputers and computer-assisted instruction in the teaching of online searching. The need for a methodology to test the effectiveness of these instructional methods is discussed. (9 references) (CLB)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Courseware, Educational Trends, Higher Education
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Varlejs, Jana; Dalrymple, Prudence – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1986
Publication output of library school faculty is examined to determine the orientation of content to library or information science, and to explore effects of sex, rank, and presence of Ph.D. programs on publication output. Tables showing relative publication output by schools and the top 15 producers of such publications are included. (CLB)
Descriptors: Academic Rank (Professional), College Curriculum, College Faculty, Comparative Analysis
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Olsgaard, John N.; Summers, F. William – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1986
Presents the results of two surveys of administrators and faculty of library and information science programs. The surveys were designed to determine sources and degrees of job related tension among these populations. A discussion of the findings is provided, as well as recommendations for future research. (CLB)
Descriptors: Administrators, Budgets, College Environment, College Faculty
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Ramer, James D.; And Others – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1986
Reports results of a survey of library schools which examined the process of faculty recruitment, primarily focusing on the use of personal contacts, conferences, and publications. The study also explored relationships between such factors as teaching area, rank, sex, and race, and the recruitment process. (CLB)
Descriptors: Academic Rank (Professional), College Faculty, Conferences, Faculty Recruitment
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Holley, Edward G.; And Others – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1986
Examines endowment funds and annual gifts to American Library Association-accredited library schools. Tables present data on the market value of endowment funds and the annual income and annual gifts. Ways in which support may be increased are suggested, and observations are made on the future of private support. (CLB)
Descriptors: Corporate Support, Donors, Educational Finance, Endowment Funds
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Larson, Mary Ellen; Meltzer, Ellen – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1987
Reports the results of a survey which collected the syllabi of library school courses that mentioned bibliographic instruction over a three-year period (1983 to 1986). An analysis of these syllabi is used to identify trends in bibliographic instruction curriculum. (CLB)
Descriptors: Course Content, Course Descriptions, Curriculum Evaluation, Library Education
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Frick, Elizabeth – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1987
Reports the results of a survey of U.K. librarians that examined where practitioners received training for user education. The finding that training was predominantly received outside of the library school setting is discussed in terms of the need for user education courses within library school curriculums. (CLB)
Descriptors: Curriculum Evaluation, Developed Nations, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
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Garland, Kathleen; Rike, Galen E. – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1987
This study examined the relationship between scholarly publication by faculty teaching in library and information science programs and 18 selected variables. Six variables were found to be predictors of faculty productivity: highest degree earned, size of faculty, years elapsed from bachelors's to highest degree, program type, prestige of program,…
Descriptors: Faculty Publishing, Higher Education, Information Science, Multiple Regression Analysis
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Wang, Chih; Layne, Benjamin H. – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1987
Describes the methodology of White's survey of the perceived quality of library education programs, and examines the validity of using the results to rank library schools. The correlation between perception rankings and number of graduates per school are presented and discussed as a possible biasing factor in White's results. (CLB)
Descriptors: Correlation, Educational Quality, Evaluation Methods, Library Schools
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Dewey, Barbara I. – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1985
Examines results of questionnaire given to library science graduate students over three-year period to determine why they chose librarianship as a career. Personal contact by librarians and school-specific factors (geographic proximity, reputation) are discussed and implications for recruitment of diverse and qualified applicants to library…
Descriptors: Career Choice, Careers, Graduate Students, Higher Education
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Moran, Barbara B. – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1985
Presents overview of teaching of popular culture in schools of library and information science assembled from course information and syllabi from 10 schools. Common components in courses offered and descriptions of three specific courses (University of Pittsburgh, University of Illinois, University of North Carolina) are provided. Twelve…
Descriptors: Course Content, Course Descriptions, Courses, Higher Education
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Harada, Violet – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1996
Describes a survey that was undertaken to discover the current availability of school library media preparation programs in schools with American Library Association (ALA) accreditation, percentages of students and faculty involved, and the nature of courses required and recommended in the field. A copy of the questionnaire is appended.…
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), College Faculty, Competency Based Education, Elective Courses
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