Quality Assurance in LIS Education: An International and Comparative Study

Quality Assurance in LIS Education: An International and Comparative Study

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ISBN-13: 9781493947799
Publisher: Springer New York
Publication date: 08/23/2016
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2015
Pages: 264
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

About the Author

Dr. Makiko Miwa is a Professor and Chair of the International Committee at the Open University of Japan. She received her Ph.D. from the School of Information Studies at Syracuse University. Shizuko Miyahara is a lecturer at Sagami Women's University, Kanagawa, Japan. She received her Ph.D. in Library and Information Science at the University of Tokyo, Japan.

Table of Contents

Part I: Background of the Quality Assurance in the LIS Field.- GlobaLIS: Toward the Regional Cooperation in the Education of Library and Information Professionals in the Asia-Pacific Region.-Regional Quality Assurance System for Higher Education in Southeast Asia.-International Developments in School Library Studies: A Report on the School Library Initiatives for Asia & Pacific (SLAP) Forum.-Part II. Country Report: LIS Education and Quality Assurance System in Asia-Pacific.-Is the GALÁPAGOS Phenomenon Over? : Second Consideration of Japanese LIS Education in the International Setting.-Qualitatively maintaining library and information science education in China.- LIS Education and Quality Assurance System in Asia-Pacific: Taiwan.- LIS Education and Quality Assurance System in Asia-Pacific: Malaysia.- LIS Education: Quality Assurance System in the Philippines.- LIS Education and Quality Assurance System in Asia-Pacific Region Thailand: Recent trends and issues.- LIS Education and Quality Assurance System in Asia Pacific: Indonesia.- Part III. Regional Quality Assurance System of LIS Education.- Current Trends of Quality Assurance Models in LIS Education.- Accreditation in North America, A unique Quality Assurance Program.- Accreditation Processes in Latin America: AN Exploration into the Cases of Library and Information Science (LIS) Programs in Mexico, Colombia, and COSTA RICA.- The Diversity of LIS Programs in Southeast Asia.- Regional Quality Assurance System: Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Member Nations in Middle East.

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