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East, Dennis; Lam, Errol – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1995
Discusses the need for multiculturalism to be a part of the library science curriculum to prepare librarians for work in culturally diverse societies and library environments. Reports results of a library school survey on the issue of multiculturalism as it relates to curriculum modification or revision. The survey's questionnaire is appended.…
Descriptors: Academic Education, Cultural Pluralism, Curriculum Development, Educational Needs
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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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Steinfirst, Susan; Bracy, Pauletta – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1996
Discusses a survey of teachers of children's and young adult (YA) literature and public library services in American Library Association (ALA) accredited schools of information and library science. Responses were compared to those from the deans, and to an earlier study, to determine concerns and issues in this field. Survey questions are…
Descriptors: Academic Deans, Accreditation (Institutions), Adolescent Literature, Childrens Libraries
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Stephenson, Mary Sue – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1990
Discussion of the lack of research productivity by library practitioners focuses on a survey of American and Canadian library schools that was conducted to examine basic research methods courses offered as part of the M.L.S. degree. Oral and written communication skills, statistical instruction, and use of computer-based statistical software are…
Descriptors: Authors, Communication Skills, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software