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Tim Gorichanaz – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2024
Arts-based pedagogy is a methodology that integrates artistic practices with other domains to enhance student learning, and it has been shown to engage students and deepen their knowledge acquisition, help them connect theory and practice, inspire positive mood and social learning, and more. Though arts-based pedagogy is not yet widely used in LIS…
Descriptors: Art Education, Teaching Methods, Portraiture, Creativity
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Melo, Marijel; March, Laura – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2023
Can LIS curricula dedicated to makerspaces provide an authentic learning experience for future librarians interested in makerspace-adjacent careers? This article presents a case study in which an authentic learning framework is applied to a newly developed LIS graduate-level course on makerspaces. We detail how one class project--entitled…
Descriptors: Authentic Learning, Learning Experience, Shared Resources and Services, Library Education
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Vamanu, Iulian – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2023
This article argues that the MLIS curriculum should offer information ethics courses that enable future information professionals to develop their imaginative powers through close study and discussion of fiction. LIS students reading ethical theory and fiction bring the two into conversation and as a result reach a better understanding of both.…
Descriptors: Library Science, Information Science, Masters Degrees, Curriculum
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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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Williams, Rachel; Dumas, Catherine; Flanagan, Joanna – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2023
The use of virtual reality (VR) in social work (SW) and pre-service teacher education has become a promising tool for skills development for students. A review of existing scholarship was conducted to provide an overview of the current landscape of VR in SW and pre-service teacher education. This analysis focused on the use of VR in fields that…
Descriptors: Computer Simulation, Library Education, Literature Reviews, Information Science Education
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Ely, Eric – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2023
In a political climate in which intellectual freedom and Critical Race Theory (CRT), among other concepts, are under attack, courses with diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) content are especially relevant. Examining Library and Information Studies (LIS) curriculum within the United States, scholars have repeatedly found DEI content, despite…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Competence, Academic Libraries, Critical Race Theory
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Saunders, Laura; Bajjaly, Stephen – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2022
Soft skills, or intra- and interpersonal skills such as writing, customer service, and flexibility, are highly sought by library and information science employers. A perceived gap in soft skills has led to suggestions that LIS programs are not adequately addressing these skills in their curricula, and to calls for them to do more. However, no…
Descriptors: Soft Skills, Library Education, Teaching Methods, College Faculty
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Garwood, Deborah A.; Poole, Alex H. – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2021
Health literacy supports individuals', families', and communities' health-care decisions. As mediators between health information seekers and medical literature, librarians are essential purveyors of health literacy. Users' trust in libraries as sources of reliable and current health information presupposes the appropriate training of librarians;…
Descriptors: Library Science, Information Science Education, Health, Literacy
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Stadler, Derek; Rojas, Alexandra; Perrenod, William; Keyes, Charles – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2021
Librarians at a community college in New York City identified that, unassisted, undergraduate students often find it difficult to categorize the various information formats they are locating and citing, such as a newspaper article, a book, a scholarly article, a blog or wiki entry, or a reference source. Due to their untrained approach defining…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Scaffolding (Teaching Technique), Library Instruction, Teaching Methods
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Jamali, Hamid R.; Nabavi, Majid – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2021
Scholarship of teaching and learning plays an important role in informing educational practices in every discipline. The aim of this study was to identify the trends of research on library and information science (LIS) education. A total of 1,986 articles on LIS education published from 1999 to 2018 were retrieved from bibliographic databases…
Descriptors: Scholarship, Instruction, Learning, Information Science Education
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Luetkemeyer, Jennifer; Adams, Tempestt; Davis, Jewel; Redmond, Theresa; Hash, Peaches – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2021
This article reports on the preliminary results of a pedagogical experiment instituted by a community of practice (CoP) called the Creativity Collaborative, which is composed of scholars from varying disciplines, backgrounds, and scholarship interests: library and information science, technical education, academic librarianship, media literacy,…
Descriptors: Creative Teaching, Teaching Methods, Communities of Practice, 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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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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Alemanne, Nicole D.; Mandel, Lauren H. – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2018
This paper reports on an investigation into the effectiveness of teaching research methods in library and information science (LIS). A review of the literature revealed that the LIS community is engaged in a continuing debate about the most effective means for teaching research methods courses in master's-level LIS programs. Many LIS master's…
Descriptors: Research Methodology, Methods Courses, Information Science Education, Teaching Methods
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