The Learning Commons

Written By Pamela Colburn Harland
The Learning Commons
  • Publsiher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release : 01 January 2011
  • ISBN : 1598845179
  • Pages : 112 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled The Learning Commons written by Pamela Colburn Harland which was release on 01 January 2011, this book published by ABC-CLIO. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: This simple guide provides valuable insights for transforming an out-of-date public, school, or academic library into a thriving, user-centric learning commons. * Includes usable surveys, sample newsletters and library reports, research paper formatting guides, and a highly useful website * 38 figures and photographs of actual resources, user-centered design, students utilizing resources, and web design * Index facilitates quick reference to specific examples on demand

The Learning Commons

The Learning Commons
  • Author : Pamela Colburn Harland
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2011-01
  • Total pages : 112
  • ISBN : 1598845179
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Summary : This simple guide provides valuable insights for transforming an out-of-date public, school, or academic library into a thriving, user-centric learning commons. * Includes usable surveys, sample newsletters and library reports, research paper formatting guides, and a highly useful website * 38 figures and photographs of actual resources, user-centered design, students utilizing resources, and ...

Learning Commons

Learning Commons
  • Author : Barbara Schader
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2014-01-23
  • Total pages : 468
  • ISBN : 1598845179
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Summary : This book examines successfully planned and implemented learning commons at several different academic institutions around the world. These case studies provide a methodology for effective planning, implementation and assessment. Practical information is provided on how to collaborate with campus stakeholders, estimate budgeting and staffing and determine the equipment, hardware and ...

Creating a Learning Commons

Creating a Learning Commons
  • Author : Lynn D. Lampert,Coleen Meyers-Martin
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2019-01-24
  • Total pages : 202
  • ISBN : 1598845179
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Summary : Creating a Learning Commons: A Practical Guide for Librarians also includes useful case studies, interviews, descriptions of equipment and new technologies, and models for planning, marketing, and assessing projects....

The Whole School Library Learning Commons An Educator s Guide

The Whole School Library Learning Commons  An Educator s Guide
  • Author : Judith Anne Sykes
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2016-08-29
  • Total pages : 151
  • ISBN : 1598845179
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Summary : Introduce your teachers, librarians, and administrators to the roles and responsibilities of educators in advocating a whole school library learning commons using this step-by-step guide for creating shared learning space in your school. • Links the use of the WSLLC to standards in education • Presents a doable plan to implement and ...

The New Learning Commons where Learners Win

The New Learning Commons where Learners Win
  • Author : David V. Loertscher,Carol Koechlin,Sandi Zwaan
  • Publisher : Hi Willow Research & Pub
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Total pages : 132
  • ISBN : 1598845179
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Summary : Examines the function and role of school libraries and computer labs. Considers how these resources are used differently than intended because they have been organization-based rather than client-based....

A Field Guide to the Information Commons

A Field Guide to the Information Commons
  • Author : Charles Forrest,Martin Halbert
  • Publisher : Scarecrow Press
  • Release Date : 2009-02-19
  • Total pages : 214
  • ISBN : 1598845179
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Summary : Our sources of information, and the practices we use to find it, are in a period of rapid flux. Libraries must respond by selecting, acquiring, and making accessible a host of new information resources, developing innovative services, and building different types of spaces to support changing user behaviors and patterns ...

Beyond the Information Commons

Beyond the Information Commons
  • Author : Charles Forrest,Martin Halbert
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
  • Release Date : 2020
  • Total pages : 248
  • ISBN : 1598845179
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Summary : This new book updates this review of current practice in the Information Commons and other new kinds of facilities inspired by the same needs and intents. This book is an attempt to answer the question: "What might be the next emerging concept for a technology-enabled, user-responsive, mission-driven form of the ...

Designing Effective Library Learning Spaces in Higher Education

Designing Effective Library Learning Spaces in Higher Education
  • Author : Enakshi Sengupta,Patrick Blessinger,Milton D. Cox
  • Publisher : Emerald Group Publishing
  • Release Date : 2020-09-16
  • Total pages : 216
  • ISBN : 1598845179
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Summary : Traditional roles of higher education are giving way to academic partnership, research and open resources. Libraries play a key role to serve as a gateway to information and to promote intellectual discovery among students. This book explores the relevant issues and strategies library science partnerships initiate with stakeholders in the ...

Information Services Today

Information Services Today
  • Author : Sandra Hirsh
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2018-03-02
  • Total pages : 608
  • ISBN : 1598845179
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Summary : This second edition of Information Services Today: An Introduction demonstrates the ever-changing landscape of information services today and the need to re-evaluate curriculum, competency training, and one’s personal learning network in order to stay abreast of current trends and issues, and more significantly, remain competent to address the changing ...

Global Action on School Library Guidelines

Global Action on School Library Guidelines
  • Author : Barbara A. Schultz-Jones,Dianne Oberg
  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
  • Release Date : 2015-06-16
  • Total pages : 247
  • ISBN : 1598845179
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Summary : This book celebrates the new IFLA School Library Guidelines and shows how the Guidelines can be used in improving school library services. Each chapter describes innovative initiatives for developing, implementing and promoting school library guidelines. The book provides inspiration and guidance for the creation of national school library standards and ...

Undermined in Coal Country

Undermined in Coal Country
  • Author : Bill Conlogue,William Conlogue
  • Publisher : JHU Press
  • Release Date : 2017-09-29
  • Total pages : 240
  • ISBN : 1598845179
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Summary : "Unearthing new ways of thinking about place, pedagogy, and the environment, "On the Measures" argues that place is unstable. To study dimensions of place, the book explores two working landscapes: 1) Scranton, Pennsylvania, an undermined, former coal-mining city, and 2) Marywood University, a Scranton institution that confronts the aftermath of mining. Scranton ...

Recent Advances in Applying Identity and Society Awareness to Virtual Learning

Recent Advances in Applying Identity and Society Awareness to Virtual Learning
  • Author : Stricker, Andrew G.,Calongne, Cynthia,Truman, Barbara,Arenas, Fil J.
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2019-06-14
  • Total pages : 416
  • ISBN : 1598845179
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Summary : Online and virtual learning has developed into an essential aspect of learning technologies. A transdisciplinary perspective is needed to evaluate the interplay between social awareness and online virtual environments. Recent Advances in Applying Identity and Society Awareness to Virtual Learning is a critical academic publication that provides a robust examination ...

Conducting Action Research to Evaluate Your School Library

Conducting Action Research to Evaluate Your School Library
  • Author : Judith Sykes
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2013-05-01
  • Total pages : 118
  • ISBN : 1598845179
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Summary : How should teacher librarians or instructional leaders engage in action research to improve their school library and benefit students' learning? This book provides the answers....

Space and Organizational Considerations in Academic Library Partnerships and Collaborations

Space and Organizational Considerations in Academic Library Partnerships and Collaborations
  • Author : Doherty, Brian
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2016-04-25
  • Total pages : 367
  • ISBN : 1598845179
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Summary : A vital component of any academic institution, libraries are held to and expected to maintain certain standards. In order to meet these standards and better accommodate the student and faculty body they serve, many libraries are recognizing the benefit of forging relationships with other professional and academic entities. Space and ...

New Methods of Teaching and Learning in Libraries

New Methods of Teaching and Learning in Libraries
  • Author : Ann Whitney Gleason
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2016-10-20
  • Total pages : 200
  • ISBN : 1598845179
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Summary : New Methods of Teaching and Learning in Libraries is a one-stop introduction to the role of technology in teaching and learning in libraries, covering Collaborative Spaces Fostering Creativity Teaching Beyond the Library Walls Teaching Skills for Career Success Multimedia Mobile Libraries Teaching and Learning in the Library of the Future...