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Title:"Intellectual and Practical Knowing": the introduction of the Professional Knowledge and Skills Base at University College London
Author(s):Welsh, Anne; Inskip, Charles
theory and philosophy of information
education in library and information sciences
Abstract:Early work in progress paper, reporting on questionnaire-based survey of students working with the new self-assessment professional development tool (Professional Knowledge and Skills Base (PKSB)) provided by the UK professional association (CILIP). Discussion of the sociology of professionalization identifies Wilensky’s Process of Professionalization as a useful starting point for discussion. Provides historical overview of the association’s seminal involvement in the creation of Library and Information Studies (LIS) as a discipline in the UK. Highlights the importance of the reflective practitioner within LIS education. The first in a series of papers that will explore the implementation of the PKSB within the academic setting in the three-year period 2014-2017.
Issue Date:2015-03-15
Series/Report:iConference 2015 Proceedings
Genre:Conference Paper / Presentation
Peer Reviewed:yes
Rights Information:Copyright 2015 is held by the authors. Copyright permissions, when appropriate, must be obtained directly from the authors.
Date Available in IDEALS:2015-03-23

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