Persistent Link:
http://hdl.handle.net/10150/105799
Title:
E-learning in LIS education in India
Author:
Kawatra, P. S.; Singh, Neeraj Kumar
Editors:
Khoo, C.; Singh, D.; Chaudhry, A.S.
Citation:
E-learning in LIS education in India 2006, :605-611
Publisher:
School of Communication & Information, Nanyang Technological University
Issue Date:
2006
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10150/105799
Submitted date:
2007-05-27
Abstract:
Traces the history of e-learning to the learning age where knowledge will be freely accessed, profoundly abundant, and offered in cornucopia of formats. Distance learning has been accepted and recognized as a mode of education in LIS. The concept of open and distance learning is discussed. In the changing scenario of the society, the skills required of LIS professionals are also identified. The paper also examines the impact of the Internet on the teacher's role and explores the types of skills and strategies that teachers will need to be effective and efficient in online learning environments. The paper provides an insight into the innovative multi-channel delivery modes adopted by the different universities and their effectiveness for the LIS distance learners. Guidelines for distance learning Library services approved by Association of College and Research Libraries on June 29, 2004 are also discussed. For assessment and accreditation of LIS distance education institutions in India, areas have been identified.
Type:
Conference Paper
Language:
en
Keywords:
Library and Information Science Education
Local subject classification:
E-learning; India

Full metadata record

DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorKawatra, P. S.en_US
dc.contributor.authorSingh, Neeraj Kumaren_US
dc.contributor.editorKhoo, C.en_US
dc.contributor.editorSingh, D.en_US
dc.contributor.editorChaudhry, A.S.en_US
dc.date.accessioned2007-05-27T00:00:01Z-
dc.date.available2010-06-18T23:34:38Z-
dc.date.issued2006en_US
dc.date.submitted2007-05-27en_US
dc.identifier.citationE-learning in LIS education in India 2006, :605-611en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10150/105799-
dc.description.abstractTraces the history of e-learning to the learning age where knowledge will be freely accessed, profoundly abundant, and offered in cornucopia of formats. Distance learning has been accepted and recognized as a mode of education in LIS. The concept of open and distance learning is discussed. In the changing scenario of the society, the skills required of LIS professionals are also identified. The paper also examines the impact of the Internet on the teacher's role and explores the types of skills and strategies that teachers will need to be effective and efficient in online learning environments. The paper provides an insight into the innovative multi-channel delivery modes adopted by the different universities and their effectiveness for the LIS distance learners. Guidelines for distance learning Library services approved by Association of College and Research Libraries on June 29, 2004 are also discussed. For assessment and accreditation of LIS distance education institutions in India, areas have been identified.en_US
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdfen_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.publisherSchool of Communication & Information, Nanyang Technological Universityen_US
dc.subjectLibrary and Information Science Educationen_US
dc.subject.otherE-learningen_US
dc.subject.otherIndiaen_US
dc.titleE-learning in LIS education in Indiaen_US
dc.typeConference Paperen_US
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