International Association
of School Librarianship

Information and Communication Technologies SIG

Chair:  Heather Moorefield-Lang, hmmooref@uncg.edu

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, North Carolina, USA 

Objectives

  • to facilitate discussion of the trends and developments in emerging technologies in education and librarianship;

  • to assist members in sharing information about the implementation of changing technologies in their programs, schools, and institutions;

  • to identify research and research needs related to technology implementation in librarianship and education;

  • to report on issues related to technology trends which need to be discussed in the public forum.

Potential activities

  • to provide a forum for the presentation and discussion of international technology trends;

  • to identify websites, applications, and technology tools for education and librarianship;

  • to identify tools at the low and high tech levels for librarians and their libraries;

  • to identify emerging technology trends in librarianship and education;

  • to identify case examples of technology literacies being used within instruction;

  • to establish professional development opportunities for educators and librarians in the integration of technology;

  • to discuss research needs;

  • to discuss issues such as access, censorship, acceptable use policies, use of filter


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