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Instructional Strategies And Techniques For Information Professionals

Author : Nicole Cooke
ISBN : 9781780632957
Genre : Education
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Increasingly, library personnel are called upon to teach classes, deliver presentations and represent their organizations in an official capacity. This book is designed to assist those professionals with little to no experience designing and delivering training, instructional sessions, and presentations. Suitable for all librarians, library staff and library school students, this practical guide will get the library professional up and running as a trainer and presenter. Written by practicing professional librarians and trainers for use in the library setting Features a combination of training, facilitation, and public-speaking skills Covers all aspects of training from audience evaluation to lesson plans to evaluation to lesson delivery

Bibliografien Mit Latex

Author : Herbert Voß
ISBN : 9783865418432
Genre : Computers
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Welches Paket, welcher Befehl, welche Syntax? Mit LaTeX lassen sich Textverweise auf Quellenangaben und deren Ausgabe in jeder noch so komplizierten Anordnung erstellen. Dieses Buch soll das Suchen nach Paketen oder bestimmten Befehlen für die Erstellung von Bibliografien erleichtern. Dabei wird detailliert gezeigt, welche Möglichkeiten sich dadurch ergeben. Um bei der Vielzahl der vorhandenen Pakete und Makros den Überblick zu haben, welches Paket mit welchen Befehlen für die eigenen Bedürfnisse sinnvoll erscheint, ist diese Zusammenstellung sehr hilfreich.

Perspectives On Libraries As Institutions Of Human Rights And Social Justice

Author : Paul T. Jaeger
ISBN : 9781786350572
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Edited by Ursula Gorham, Natalie Greene Taylor, and Paul T. Jaeger, Perspectives on Libraries as Institutions of Human Rights and Social Justice is an edited volume from the Advances in Librarianship book series devoted to the ideals, activities, and programs in libraries that protect human rights and promote social justice.

Library Instruction Design

Author : Di Su
ISBN : 9781780634074
Genre : Business & Economics
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The design philosophies of Google and Apple represent different approaches to new product design. Google's model features bottom-up and data-driven decision-making processes, while Apple's model is to design and build products top-down. Library instruction program design may learn from these differing but complementary approaches. Inspired by Google’s and Apple’s success, Library Instruction Design details how library instruction program design may learn from the philosophy of product design in the business world. In designing library instruction, a Google-philosophy approach teaches what the user wants to know while an Apple-philosophy approach teaches what the librarian thinks the user needs to learn. These two design philosophies aim at different teaching objectives reflecting library and information science education in modern society. The book is divided into five sections, with opening sections covering library instruction, the philosophy of library instruction design and design philosophy from different angles. Later sections discuss applying Google’s model and applying Apple’s model. Offers a creative way to think about library instruction program design Suggests two design approaches grounded in two philosophies, represented by the design approaches of Google and Apple Details the differences and complementarities between top-down and bottom-up approaches to design

Teaching With Technology

Author : Joe M. Williams
ISBN : 1843341727
Genre : Education
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Summary This practical book introduces readers to the current technology topics and issues facing today's academic instruction and reference librarians. The book provides up-to-date overviews of cutting edge technologies, offers an insight on current educational uses and applications of these new tools, and discusses common problems and pitfalls librarians may encounter when incorporating current technologies into their instruction services. Chapters are written by experienced practitioners, providing detailed information on best practices and common pitfalls using today's technologies. Topics include teaching with streaming video, chat-based virtual reference services, wireless networking, weblogs and course management software. Key Features 1. Describes concrete applications of technology for today's academic library instruction programs 2. Discusses the academic librarian's role as both educator and technology innovator 3. Evaluates new technologies from an instructional (rather than a reference or access) services viewpoint 4. Provides tools for assessing the technology needs of an academic library instruction program 5. Identifies further readings related to individual technologies used in library instruction The Editors Joe M. Williams is Assistant Professor and Manager of Education and Technology Services, Texas A&M University Libraries. He has several years' experience integrating technologies with library services and delivering library instruction over the web. Susan P. Goodwin is Assistant Professor and Coordinator of Instructional Services, Texas A&M University Libraries. For the past five years she has developed and delivered instruction and information literacy initiatives for the University Libraries, and worked previously as a course developer for Athabasca University, Canada. Readership The book is intended primarily for academic instruction librarians, reference librarians, as well as technology and systems librarians. It will also be of interest to public, special and school librarians, academic LIS instructors, and higher education (non-library) instructors interested in incorporating technology into their teaching. Contents Screencasting 101: online tutorials for library instruction Blogs, wikis, RSS and podcasting: Web 2.0 tools Virtual reference and instruction Mobile computing Beyond the keyboard: optimising technology spaces for collaborative learning, instruction and service Libraries in the course management systems learning environment Academic librarians in the age of videoconferencing: tools for teaching, collaboration and professional development

Information Literacy Instruction

Author : John Walsh
ISBN : 9781780632841
Genre : Business & Economics
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An invaluable guide for MLS professionals and students, this new book explains how librarians can select an effective method of library instruction based on their users, the objectives of the instruction and the delivery environment. The content describes the different methods available and in what circumstances the methods are most effective. It includes descriptions of curriculums for the methods currently available and describes a range of objectives the curriculums meet and the common environments librarians use for instruction. Information Literacy Instruction also introduces two new ideas for methods of instruction: one which combines information literacy with cyber-literacy (MLI) forming an instructional method appropriate for internet users and internet information and the Fully Automated Reference Instruction (FARI) that actively involves users with the instruction while completing research they are currently involved in for specific targeted classes. Introduction to multi-literacy instruction Using instruction to protect users from disinformation on the Internet New active learning idea for web based instruction (MLI and FARI)

The Emerald Handbook Of Modern Information Management

Author : James M. Matarazzo
ISBN : 9781787149618
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 74. 7 MB
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This handbook aims to be an integral text for students of library and information science and a ready-reference for information professional practitioners. The chapters provide a construct through which any information professional may learn abut the major challenges facing them in the early part of the 21st century.

Becoming Confident Teachers

Author : Claire McGuinness
ISBN : 9781780632711
Genre : Education
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Becoming Confident Teachers examines the teaching role of information professionals at a time of transition and change in higher education. While instruction is now generally accepted as a core library function in the 21st century, librarians often lack sufficient training in pedagogy and instructional design; consequently finding their teaching responsibilities to be stressful and challenging. By exploring the requirements and responsibilities of the role, this book guides teaching librarians to a position where they feel confident that they have acquired the basic body of knowledge and procedures to handle any kind of instructional requests that come their way, and to be proactive in developing and promoting teaching and learning initiatives. In addition, this book suggests strategies and methods for self-development and fostering a “teacher identity, giving teaching librarians a greater sense of purpose and direction, and the ability to clearly communicate their role to non-library colleagues and within the public sphere. Specifically examines the causes of stress among teaching librarians, zeroing in on recognisable scenarios, which are known to ‘zap’ confidence and increase teacher anxiety among librarians An up-to-date and easily digestible take on the role and responsibilities of the teaching librarian Identifies the major trends that are transforming the teaching function within professional academic librarianship

The Information Literacy Cookbook

Author : Jane Secker
ISBN : UOM:39015070746691
Genre : Education
File Size : 88. 87 MB
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This book provides an overview of information literacy in practice: what it is, why it has become so important in the library profession and how librarians can cultivate a better understanding in their own organizations. It uses the “cookbook” theme throughout to provide an easy-to-understand, informal approach, with guidance in the form of recipes, tips for success, regional variations, and possible substitutions if ingredients aren't available and includes an overview of information literacy in higher education, schools, public libraries, health services and the commercial sector.

A Comprehensive Library Staff Training Programme In The Information Age

Author : Aileen Wood
ISBN : 9781780631066
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 26. 56 MB
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This book discusses the issues surrounding the implementation and ‘selling’ of a comprehensive library staff training programme. Importantly, it contains many tried and tested techniques used by the author; it also includes standard documentation that readers can use in their own organisation for training purposes. Covers the different types of training and the pros and cons of each Discusses the administrative role as a change agent Shows how to develop programme objectives and measureable outcomes

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