Browse School of Information Sciences by Subject "Education"

  • Bruce, Bertram C. (2008-06)
    Stories are how we make sense of experiences, thus providing the historical sense of life. To paraphrase Dewey, extracting at each present time the full meaning of each present experience enables us to do the same for our ...

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  • Wilson, Anthony M.; Hermanson, Robert (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1998)

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  • Shane, Harold G.; Bailey, Crystal M. (Graduate School of Library Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1978)
    Includes a response from Crystal M. Bailey. I am very pleased and very happy to be with this group because of my long-standing respect and appreciation for librarians. You cannot begin to work on hundreds of publications ...

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  • Edwards, Elizabeth Marie (2009)
    In the course of a reference transaction, academic librarians are expected to help patrons both find the information they are seeking while educating the patron about the process of finding, evaluating, and using information. ...

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  • Bruce, Bertram C. (Alaska Association for Computers in Education, 1984)
    This paper discusses a few issues in AI research with the aim of understanding whether the concepts or the tools of AI can be of use in education (see also Green, 1984). Most of the discussion focuses on natural language ...

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  • Bruce, Bertram C. (2010-10-29)
    Much of current work in information science focuses on collaboration, in areas such as data standards, commons-based peer production, social networks, distributed knowledge creation, community and social informatics, ...

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  • Palmer, Carole; Weber, Nicholas M.; Renear, Allen H.; Muñoz, Trevor (Archives Journal, 2013)
    Increased interest in large-scale, publicly accessible data collections has made data curation critical to the management, preservation, and improvement of research data in the social and natural sciences, as well as the ...

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  • Muñoz, Trevor; Renear, Allen H. (2011-06-15)
    As both the materials and the analytical practices of humanities research become increasingly digital, the challenge of sustaining meaningful access to the outputs of humanities research becomes more urgent. Continuing ...

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  • Block, Karla J. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1997)
    Problem-based learning (PBL) is becoming increasingly widespread in U.S. medical education. The growth of PBL as an educational model brings with it both new challenges and new opportunities for health sciences libraries ...

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  • Bruce, Bertram C. (Centre for Social & Educational Research, Dublin Institute of Technology, 2009-03-13)
    One of the highlights of my year in Dublin was to attend the conference on Youth, Media and Democracy on 18-19 April, 2008 at Dublin Institute of Technology and the Digital Hub. The conference explored the ways that new ...

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  • Bush, Margaret (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1989)
    Not long ago a friend and colleague who is the head of children's services in a public library serving a community of about 40,000 was reflecting on problems of assessing the background and skills of applicants for a ...

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  • Schabas, Ann H.; Damon, Gene A. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1974)
    This paper discusses how one library school, the Faculty of Library Science at the University of Toronto, uses a minicomputer. The pleasures and problems we have experienced with our mini relate to the environment of ...

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  • Bruce, Bertram C. (National Academy Press, 2003)
    I want to focus on education today, which I define broadly to include learning inK-12 schools and universities, informal learning, as well as learning in the workplace. I want to make an argument that attention to the ...

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  • de Groot, Joanne; Branch, Jennifer (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2009)
    This article will first look at the important role that school and public libraries play in children’s development by providing crucial encouragement, critical access, and key time for reading and literacy. Then we will ...

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  • Bruce, Bertram C.; Reynolds, Abigail (Taylor & Francis, 2010-02)
    Educators today are concerned with how to effectively implement whole school e-learning strategies, encompassing technical support, digital resources, and professional development. This paper reports the findings of a ...

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  • Burbules, Nicholas C.; Bruce, Bertram C. (2001)
    A special challenge for this chapter, therefore, is to carve out a useful terrain between two unproductive extremes. One is to consider any verbal interaction between teacher and student, or among students, a "dialogue," ...

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  • Bruce, Bertram C. (1997-08-31)
    During the Fall semester of 1996, I traveled to Beijing, Peopleʼs Republic of China with the support of the East Asia and Pacific Studies Center at the University of Illinois, the Freeman Foundation, and Peking University, ...

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  • Snoke, Helen Lloyd (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1989)
    When asked to speak at this conference on the topic, "What Library Schools Offer that School Library Media Specialists and Youth Services Librarians Need," it was decided that personal experience needed to be supplemented ...

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  • Bruce, Bertram C.; Cameron, Ann; Eigler, Gunther; Frase, Lawrence; de Glopper, Kees; Miyake, Naomi; Sharples, Mike; Vahapassi, Anneli; Wesdorp, Hildo; Woods, Claire (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, 1987)
    We are in the midst of not one, but two, revolutions in education. The first exemplified by the present OECD project, concerns the impact of New Information Technologies on teaching and on our understanding of the learning ...

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