International Association
of School Librarianship

School Library Education SIG

Chair: Dr. Lesley Farmer, Librarian Program, California State University - Long Beach, Long Beach CA, USA

Objectives

  • to discuss emerging trends in education for school librarianship;
  • to identify and interpret emerging themes and approaches in instructional methods, curriculum, technologies;
  • to disseminate information on major new national, regional, state, provincial and local documents;
  • to examine trends and issues related to the provision of distance education for school librarianship;
  • to examine trends and issues related to the provision of continuing professional development for school librarianship.


Potential Activities

  • to provide an open forum for discussing all aspects of education for school librarianship, including issues, trends;
  • to identify, and establish co-operative links with, educational institutions providing courses in school librarianship and educational associations;
  • to disseminate information on professional development opportunities;
  • to provide case studies of successful professional development initiatives.


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