Subject Librarians - Engaging with the Learning and Teaching Environment

Subject Librarians - Engaging with the Learning and Teaching Environment

by Penny Dale, Marian Matthews
     
 

ISBN-10: 0754640957

ISBN-13: 9780754640950

Pub. Date: 06/01/2006

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Limited

The university subject librarians' role is at the centre of new models of teaching and learning, yet further debate and published contributions are still needed to shape its future direction. Subject Librarians: Engaging with the Learning and Teaching Environment assesses trends and challenges in current practice, and aims to encourage renewed thinking and improved…  See more details below

Overview

The university subject librarians' role is at the centre of new models of teaching and learning, yet further debate and published contributions are still needed to shape its future direction. Subject Librarians: Engaging with the Learning and Teaching Environment assesses trends and challenges in current practice, and aims to encourage renewed thinking and improved approaches. Its editors and authors include experienced practitioners and academics.

At a time of great change and increasing challenges in higher education this book offers directors of academic services, library managers, librarians and lecturers a chance to reflect on the key issues and consider the needs of the learning community. Subject Librarians: Engaging with the Learning and Teaching Environment also provides a perspective on current practice and a reference source for students of Information Management and Information Studies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780754640950
Publisher:
Ashgate Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
06/01/2006
Pages:
174
Product dimensions:
6.60(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.70(d)

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Table of Contents

1The subject specialist in higher education - a review of the literature3
2Professional engagement - the subject specialist in higher education19
3Quality assurance, quality enhancement33
4Learning and teaching49
5Relating to further education - partners and franchises65
6Virtual learning environments79
7Changing relationships in the university89
8Serving different constituencies : undergraduates103
9Serving different constituencies : asynchronous learners117
10Serving different constituencies : researchers131
11Serving different constituencies : international students149
12A review of international trends in library faculty support in higher education : a special focus on Southern African university libraries175
13Conclusion189

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