LIS Education in Developing Countries: The Road Ahead

LIS Education in Developing Countries: The Road Ahead

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ISBN-13: 9783110355291
Publisher: De Gruyter
Publication date: 07/14/2014
Series: IFLA Publications , #165
Pages: 196
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.06(h) x 0.02(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Ismail Abdullahi, Durham, USA; C. R. Karisiddappa, Dharwad, India; A.Y. Asundi, Bangalore, India.

Table of Contents

About IFLA ix

Acknowledgements 1

Preface 2

Introduction Ismail Abdullahi 5

1 Rediscovering LIS Education in Developing Countries in the Knowledge Society: Opening Keynote Address C.R. Karisiddappa 8

2 LIS Education in Latin America Filiberto Felipe Martínez Arellano Patricia Lucia Rodríguez Vidal 19

3 The Future of LIS Education in French-speaking West Africa Bernard Dione 32

4 Online Learning in Library and Information Science in the ASEAN Countries: Issues and Trends Chutima Sacchanand 42

5 Challenges and Problems of LIS Education in Selected African Countries Peter Burnett 53

6 Library and Information Science in Oman's New Information Environment Stakeholder Perspectives and Practical Recommendations Mohammed Nasser Al-Suqri Salim Said Alkindi Abdullah Humood 72

7 Challenges of LIS Education in South Asia Pakistan, India, Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh Kanwal Ameen 86

8 LIS Education in Developing Countries A Knowledge-society Perspective with Special Reference to India A.Y. Asundi C. R. Karisiddappa 101

9 Enhancing library an Information Science Education through Cross-border Collaboration: The Experience of University of Ibadan, Nigeria and University of Ghan Abiola Abioye 115

10 Philosophical and Pedagogical Foundations of LIS Curriculum Design Perspectives for the Third World Nations Ismail Abdullahi, C.R. Karisiddappa A.Y. Asundi 131

11 The Improvements in Quality of LIS Education through the Mutual International Exchanges of Students in East Asia Takashi Nagatsuka Hiroyuki Tsunoda Tomoko Harada 146

12 Teaching and Learning for Development through Collaborative Curriculum Design: A Study of the University of Botswana and University of Calabar, Nigeria Eno Joseph Ottong Ubong Joseph Ottong 158

13 Marching Ahead towards an Operational South-South Collaboration A Road Map A: Proposal (Closing Keynote Address A.Y. Asundi 174

About the authors 181

About the editors 183

Index 184

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