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Oluwabunmi Dorcas Bakare; Babajide Mike Bakare – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2024
The core tool for measuring the sustainability of the Library and Information Science (LIS) discipline is the curriculum which has always been a source of concern within the Nigerian space. It was on this premise that the study systematically investigated the redesigning of LIS curriculum for sustainable environmental transformation among students…
Descriptors: Information Science Education, Library Science, Library Education, Foreign Countries
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Alex H. Poole; Ashley Todd-Diaz – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2024
This exploratory mixed-methods case study poses the following research question: How do adjunct instructors fit into the larger ecology of graduate archival education? We draw upon semi-structured interviews with 33 full-time, tenure-track faculty members from North American graduate archival programs to discern how adjunct instructors are…
Descriptors: Archives, Graduate School Faculty, Adjunct Faculty, Teacher Attitudes
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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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Pérez-Pulido, Margarita; González-Teruel, Aurora – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2023
In European universities, teaching ethics has acquired special relevance with the Bologna Process and changes in curriculum. In Spain, the White Book of the Degree in Information and Documentation incorporates ethics as a specific competence, through the combination of ethical, social, and legal content, as a transversal competence. In this…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Attitudes, Information Science Education, Foreign Countries
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Kistler Mattock, Lindsay – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2022
The information professions demand digitally literate practitioners who can navigate the increasingly complex technological environments of libraries and archives. While basic literacy is presumed among graduate students, many students express fear and anxiety when approaching new technologies. These psychological barriers have not been addressed…
Descriptors: Technological Literacy, Anxiety, Computer Attitudes, Library Education
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Dawkins, April; Branyon, Angela – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2022
This study was conducted to examine the preparation of school librarians around intellectual freedom issues. The pilot study was conducted with school librarian students at three universities. A gap analysis was used by the researchers to measure the gap between prior knowledge about intellectual freedom that students believed they possessed upon…
Descriptors: Library Education, School Libraries, College Students, Prior Learning
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Shahvar, Shabnam; Tang, Rong – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2022
Even though online teaching and learning in the LIS field is not new, in-depth research efforts specifically addressing the relationship between social presence and its value to the success of online collaborative learning (OCL) for students in Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) programs in the United States has seldom been…
Descriptors: Library Education, Electronic Learning, Cooperative Learning, Student Attitudes
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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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Bowker, Lynne – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2021
We may not always like the speed of today's world, but we still need to prepare students for working in a fast-paced environment. In the library and information science (LIS) professions today, deadlines are becoming ever shorter, yet research into the effects of time pressure in LIS is scarce. This pilot project aims to develop and test a…
Descriptors: Library Science, Information Science Education, Library Education, Time Management
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Stephens, Michael; Rudiger, Nikki; Faires, Debbie – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2021
This study offers insights regarding the use of mobile devices by students to help educators in Library and Information Science (LIS) and across disciplines better understand their current and potential use. Using a web survey and descriptive content analysis methods, this article reports student perceptions of the role mobile devices play in LIS…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Handheld Devices, Electronic Learning, Library Education
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McNiff, Lindsay; Hays, Lauren – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2020
Master of Library and Information Studies (MLIS) students represent a population for whom literature searching is a core practice and a learning outcome for an entry-level course on information searching. How LIS students learn to find information, though, is not completely clear. Many studies have explored undergraduate searching behavior, but…
Descriptors: Graduate Study, Library Education, Information Science Education, Information Seeking
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Singh, Rajesh; Widén, Gunilla – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2020
Movies appeal to people globally and can be used as a very valuable intellectual exercise in understanding diverse workplace settings, stimulating curiosity toward other cultures, and learning the nuances of leading and managing in a global information context. This study demonstrates how a learning experience involving movies can be utilized in…
Descriptors: Films, Leadership Training, Teaching Methods, Student Attitudes
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Pionke, J. J. – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2020
This study explored library graduate student perceptions of their readiness for and comfort levels in doing activities related to accessibility and disability. The study also aimed to determine the training needs of library graduate students. A survey with both quantitative and qualitative questions was developed, snowball sampling was used, and…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Accessibility (for Disabled), Graduate Students, Library Education
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Matusiak, Krystyna K.; Bright, Kawanna – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2020
Training in research methodology is an essential component of educating twenty-first century information professionals and library practitioners. Traditionally, competencies in library and information science (LIS) education emphasized the fundamental knowledge of research methods and critical skills in evaluating the findings. However, librarians…
Descriptors: Research Methodology, Courses, Masters Programs, Library Education
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Bernier, Anthony – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2019
The overarching assessment of youth services rendered by Leslie Edmonds in 1987 remains largely true today: that its most influential force remains not research, or evidence, or constant professional improvement or addressing field-based challenges, but "superstition." Research in youth services pedagogy, likewise, offers a perpetually…
Descriptors: Youth, Library Services, History, Librarians
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