Service Learning: Linking Library Education and Practice

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-03-30
  • Publisher: Amer Library Assn

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Table of Contents

Prefacep. vii
A Brief History of Service Learning in LISp. 1
Human Rights as a Framework for Reflection in Service Learning "Para que Otro Mundo es Posible"p. 5
Beyond Service Learning Toward Community Schools and Reflective Community Learnersp. 16
Service Learning from Three Perspectives Administrative, Faculty, and Studentp. 32
Experiential Education The Student Role and Experiencep. 47
The School Library Media Practicum as Service Educationp. 55
Service Learning and International Studentsp. 66
Service Learning Connecting Diverse Communities and LIS Students and Facultyp. 73
Puentes de la Comunidad Exploring the Impact of LIS Service Learning on Library Services to Latino Youth in the Carolinasp. 83
Highlights of Service Learning Experiences in Selected LIS Programsp. 95
Working from Within Critical Service Learning as Core Learning in the MLIS Curriculump. 105
Cultural Heritage Initiatives at the University of Michigan School of Informationp. 124
The Internet Public Library as Service-Based Experiential Learningp. 133
A Road Map for Integrating Socially Relevant Research Projects into a Required Library and Information Science Course From a Service Model to Community Engagementp. 142
LIS Students as Community Partners in Elective Courses Applying Community-Based Action Research to Meet the Needs of Underserved Populationsp. 153
Virtual Worlds New Spaces for Service Learningp. 169
Evaluation of Field-Based Experiences and Assessment of Student Learningp. 179
Practicum and Internship Experiences in LIS Education A Perspective from ALA Emerging Leadersp. 185
Bibliographyp. 191
Author Biographiesp. 207
Indexp. 213
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