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Lifelong learning in public libraries : principles, programs, and people

Author: Donna L Gilton
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : The Scarecrow Press, Inc., 2012
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donna L Gilton
ISBN: 9780810883567 0810883562
OCLC Number: 894995719
Notes: Chapter 1. The World of Information Literacy Instruction (ILI): An Extensive and Intensive Introduction and Overview A. What is Information Literacy B. Early Instruction in Academic Libraries C. From Bibliographic Instruction (BI) to Information Literacy Instruction (ILI) D. Current Instruction in Academic Libraries E. Instruction in School Media Centers F. Instruction in Special Libraries G. ILI as a Department Store: Components of Instruction H. Information Enfranchisement, Samuel Green and the Three-Legged Stool of Reference Services I. Instruction in Public Libraries: Some History and Background Chapter 2. Current Developments in Public Library Instruction A. Forms of Public Library Instruction B. Public Library Instruction Outside the U.S.A.C. State of the Literature in Public Library Instruction Chapter 3. How People Learn, Grow, Think, Feel, and Develop: Do We Have Theories! A. How People Mature: Theories of Erikson, Piaget, Perry, Belenky, Kohlberg, Gilligan, Vygotsky, and Others B. How People Act: Behaviorism C. How People Think: Cognitive Theories D. How People Solve Problems: Constructivism E. How People Feel: Educational Humanism F. How People Learn: Perceptual Modalities, Field Dependence and Independence, and Multiple Intelligence Chapter 4. Instructing Diverse Groups A. International Students and Immigrants B.U.S. Ethnic Groups, Especially Racial Minorities Chapter 5. Teaching People With Disabilities in Ten Steps A. Know the Issues B. Know the Laws and the History of Services, Family Activism, and Organizations C. Know About Developments in Education and LIS D. Know Whether Your Library is ADA-Compliant E. Know Whether Your Website is Accessible to All F. Know How to Find Out About Adaptive or Assistive Technology G. Plan Services to People With Disabilities, in General H. Teach Your Staff I. Plan Your Instruction J. Know the Needs of Specific Groups
Chapter 6. Making a PACE of a Program: Planning, Administration, Coordination, and Evaluation A. Models of Instruction, Modes of Planning B. Startup Resources For ILI C. Planning D. Evaluation E. Marketing F. Staffing For Instruction G. What a Good Instruction Program Looks Like Chapter 7. Public Libraries as Non-formal Cultural Institutions: Impact on Programming and Instruction A. Types of Education B. Churches and Other Religious Bodies as Agents of Non-formal Education C. Museums and Public Libraries as Agents of Non-formal Education D. Traditional Public Libraries and ILI Chapter 8. Instructing From the Cradle to the Grave Throughout the Life Cycle A. Preschoolers and Their Caretakers B. Children, Teens, and Family Outreach C. Coming of Age: Roads to Adulthood D. All Grown Up and Places to Go: Adult Learners E. Coming of Age: Elderhood F. Conclusions Bibliography
Description: vi, 245 s
Contents: Chapter 1. The World of Information Literacy Instruction (ILI): An Extensive and Intensive Introduction and OverviewA. What is Information LiteracyB. Early Instruction in Academic LibrariesC. From Bibliographic Instruction (BI) to Information Literacy Instruction (ILI)D. Current Instruction in Academic LibrariesE. Instruction in School Media CentersF. Instruction in Special LibrariesG. ILI as a Department Store: Components of InstructionH. Information Enfranchisement, Samuel Green and the Three-Legged Stool of Reference ServicesI. Instruction in Public Libraries: Some History and BackgroundChapter 2. Current Developments in Public Library InstructionA. Forms of Public Library InstructionB. Public Library Instruction Outside the U.S.A.C. State of the Literature in Public Library InstructionChapter 3. How People Learn, Grow, Think, Feel, and Develop: Do We Have Theories!A. How People Mature: Theories of Erikson, Piaget, Perry, Belenky, Kohlberg, Gilligan, Vygotsky, and OthersB. How People Act: BehaviorismC. How People Think: Cognitive TheoriesD. How People Solve Problems: ConstructivismE. How People Feel: Educational HumanismF. How People Learn: Perceptual Modalities, Field Dependence and Independence, and Multiple IntelligenceChapter 4. Instructing Diverse GroupsA. International Students and ImmigrantsB. U.S. Ethnic Groups, Especially Racial MinoritiesChapter 5. Teaching People With Disabilities in Ten StepsA. Know the IssuesB. Know the Laws and the History of Services, Family Activism, and OrganizationsC. Know About Developments in Education and LISD. Know Whether Your Library is ADA-CompliantE. Know Whether Your Website is Accessible to AllF. Know How to Find Out About Adaptive or Assistive TechnologyG. Plan Services to People With Disabilities, in GeneralH. Teach Your StaffI. Plan Your InstructionJ. Know the Needs of Specific GroupsChapter 6. Making a PACE of a Program: Planning, Administration, Coordination, and EvaluationA. Models of Instruction, Modes of PlanningB. Startup Resources For ILIC. PlanningD. EvaluationE. MarketingF. Staffing For InstructionG. What a Good Instruction Program Looks LikeChapter 7. Public Libraries as Non-formal Cultural Institutions: Impact on Programming and InstructionA. Types of EducationB. Churches and Other Religious Bodies as Agents of Non-formal EducationC. Museums and Public Libraries as Agents of Non-formal EducationD. Traditional Public Libraries and ILIChapter 8. Instructing From the Cradle to the Grave Throughout the Life CycleA. Preschoolers and Their CaretakersB. Children, Teens, and Family OutreachC. Coming of Age: Roads to AdulthoodD. All Grown Up and Places to Go: Adult LearnersE. Coming of Age: ElderhoodF. ConclusionsBibliography
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