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Designing Online Learning

Author : Susan Webreck Alman
ISBN : 9781598846379
Genre : Education
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This book provides an introduction and helpful guide to online education for librarians and educators in the K–12, public, and academic library settings.

Handbook Of Research On K 12 Online And Blended Learning

Author : RIchard E. Ferdig
ISBN : 9781312587083
Genre : Computers
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The Handbook of Research on K-12 Online and Blended Learning is an edited collection of chapters that sets out to present the current state of research in K-12 online and blended learning. This volume attempts to synthesize existing research; in doing so, it will act as an important resource for those interested in this topic. However, there are always new studies, concepts, and domains within K-12 online and blended learning. Therefore, we ask readers to think of this work not as a completed product but rather a flowing conversation. Each section includes potential new areas for growth in understanding practice, policy, and research. We encourage authors to contact us at to propose missing research studies for certain chapters or for proposals on new chapters for future volumes. We look forward to hearing from readers and continuing this important conversation regarding K-12 online and blended learning research.

The School Library Manager Surviving And Thriving 6th Edition

Author : Blanche Woolls
ISBN : 9781440852572
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This sixth edition of Library Unlimited's classic school library management text describes new approaches to management and addresses the realities that school librarians face in today's quickly evolving information-based world. • Provides information that progresses logically from preparing for the profession, to seeking a job, and to acting and managing in the role of the school librarian • Newly updated to offer additional insight into the challenges of leadership in changing school environments and specific information for school administration • Addresses and emphasizes the value of school librarians in education and student achievement—information to be shared with school administration in an advocacy appeal • Provides several appendixes of additional information

Designing Effective Library Tutorials

Author : Lori Mestre
ISBN : 9781780633251
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Learning styles are highly relevant for students in the online environment. Designing Effective Library Tutorials provides examples of, and steps for, how to create tutorials that match learning styles, based on usability studies of students from various cultural groups and styles of learning. The book presents studies, practical suggestions, and examples to assist librarians and faculty as they develop online programs for students from diverse learning styles. Research on learning style preferences in the online environment emphasizes the need to provide a variety of methods that include text, aural, visual, and kinesthetic examples. Geared for the practitioner working in online learning, the book summarizes current literature, and presents best practices for designing effective online tools for diverse learners, including suggestions for assessment of learning objects. This title is structured into twelve chapters, covering: The learning style debate: do we need to match up learning styles with presentation styles? Overview of learning style theories and learning style results from various studies; The intersection of culture and learning styles; The need for learning object development; Current practice: categories and features of library tutorials; Effective design of learning objects; Pedagogical considerations for tutorials; Interactivity options for tutorials; Assessment of learning objects; The value and process of usability studies; Marketing learning objects for broad visibility; and a section on resources. Provides results from usability studies conducted with students that assess learning style and the resulting effectiveness of tutorials based on their preferred style Compares approaches and software used by librarians and educators to create tutorials, along with examples of pitfalls and benefits of each for various learning styles Incorporates examples of ways to use software while including learning objects to match learning style

Computers In Libraries

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The Prison Library Primer

Author : Brenda Vogel
ISBN : 9780810867437
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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In this century the central and quintessential correctional facility program ought to be the library. While the U.S. prison industry has embraced a massive reentry movement emphasizing literacy and job readiness for former felons, prison libraries have been ignored as potential sources for reintegration. In The Prison Library Primer: A Program for the Twenty-First Century, Brenda Vogel addresses the unique challenges facing the prison librarian. This practical guide to operating and promoting a correctional library focuses on the basic priorities: collection development; location, space planning, and furnishing suggestions; information on court decisions and legislation affecting prisoners' rights. This volume also includes an information-skills training curriculum, sample administration policies, essential digital and print sources, and community support resources. Equipped with practical library science tools and creative solutions, The Prison Library Primer is an invaluable resource that will help the librarian and library advocate develop, grow, and maintain an effective, user-centered library program.

Xml For Catalogers And Metadata Librarians

Author : Timothy W. Cole
ISBN : 9781610692915
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This book provides a foundation of knowledge for catalogers, metadata librarians, and library school students on the Extensible Markup Language (XML)—one of the most commonly listed qualifications in today's cataloger and metadata librarian job postings. • Covers XML from basic concepts, such as core syntax and grammar, to advanced topics, such as transformation and schema design • Provides an in-depth look at metadata standards used in the library domain, including MARC, Dublin Core, MODS, and others • Introduces available XML tools, utilities, and XML related technologies • Includes case studies that draw from real-world applications that show how XML is used in library cataloging and metadata workflows

Making The Move To Rda

Author : Chamya Pompey Kincy
ISBN : 9780810887701
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Making the Move to RDA: A Self-Study Primer for Catalogers is aimed at MARC catalogers who currently create AACR2 records and need to transition to the new Resource Description and Access (RDA) environment. Since both RDA’s structure and content differ from AACR2 in many respects, this primer will first detail the development and rationale for RDA as well as its intended goals, principles, and objectives. It will then explain RDA’s theoretical underpinnings—collectively known as the FRBR Family of Models.

Internet Librarian Proceedings

Author : Carol Nixon
ISBN : 1573871702
Genre : Computers
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In 2002, the sixth annual KMWorld conference and the fourth annual Intranets conference were combined to deliver a powerful one-stop opportunity to explore the strategic potential of knowledge management and/or master the related technologies of intranets and portals. The proceedings from the KMWorld & Intranets 2002 conference and exposition contain papers on topics covering: - KM strategies - models & processes - content management and KM - KM in context & community - human resources & - KM & e-government - e-leaning and KM - preparing, implementing, &sustaining portals - intranet & portal design & usability - understanding Web services - The business case for portals & intranets - making portals & intranets works - content management for portals & intranets- making it worked: technology & implementation.

Building Mobile Library Applications

Author : Jason A. Clark
ISBN : 9781555708238
Genre : Electronic books
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A complete guide to the process of planning, developing, and launching mobile library applications.

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