Questionnaire for Library and Information Science Education (Shisho Certification) in Japan (English version)

Persistent Link:
http://hdl.handle.net/10150/106396
Title:
Questionnaire for Library and Information Science Education (Shisho Certification) in Japan (English version)
Author:
Miwa, Makiko; Tsuji, Keita; Yoshida, Yuko; Takeuchi, Hiroya; Muranushi, Tomohide; Shibata, Masami
Citation:
Questionnaire for Library and Information Science Education (Shisho Certification) in Japan (English version) 2004-12,
Issue Date:
Dec-2004
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10150/106396
Submitted date:
2006-08-09
Abstract:
This is an English language translation of Japanese instrument which can be found in http://dlist.sir.arizona.edu/1276/. The original Japanese instrument was used in the study reported in (Tsuji, Keita and Yoshida, Yuko and Miwa, Makiko and Takeuchi, Hiroya and Muranushi, Tomohide and Shibata, Masami (2006) Survey on Faculty of Library and Information Science Education in Japan. In Proceedings The Asia-Pacific Conference on Library & Information Education & Practice 2006 (A-LIEP), pages pp. 269-278, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (URL: http://dlist.sir.arizona.edu/1271/)). It is a questionnaire to survey the current status of the library and information education in Japan. The print form of this were sent to 835 full and part time instructors who led Shisho certification courses in universities and colleges in 2004. 397 responses were received. The results are as follows: (1) Many of them are male and only a half have Master's degree, (2) Relatively large number of instructors are aged and have not worked as instructors for many years, (3) About 40% had work experience as university librarian and one fourth had no library work experience, (4) Instructors with work experience emphasize practical side such as bibliography and English language in their classes while those with no experience emphasize library's objectives such as preservation of materials, (5) Instructors have strong dissatisfaction toward universities which tries to increase the number of students rather than improve the quality of education, insufficient faculty, and student abilities and motivation.
Type:
Other
Language:
en
Keywords:
Library and Information Science Education
Local subject classification:
Questionnaire; Library and Information Science Education; LIS education; Shisho certification; LIPER; Japan

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DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorMiwa, Makikoen_US
dc.contributor.authorTsuji, Keitaen_US
dc.contributor.authorYoshida, Yukoen_US
dc.contributor.authorTakeuchi, Hiroyaen_US
dc.contributor.authorMuranushi, Tomohideen_US
dc.contributor.authorShibata, Masamien_US
dc.date.accessioned2006-08-09T00:00:01Z-
dc.date.available2010-06-18T23:45:45Z-
dc.date.issued2004-12en_US
dc.date.submitted2006-08-09en_US
dc.identifier.citationQuestionnaire for Library and Information Science Education (Shisho Certification) in Japan (English version) 2004-12,en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10150/106396-
dc.description.abstractThis is an English language translation of Japanese instrument which can be found in http://dlist.sir.arizona.edu/1276/. The original Japanese instrument was used in the study reported in (Tsuji, Keita and Yoshida, Yuko and Miwa, Makiko and Takeuchi, Hiroya and Muranushi, Tomohide and Shibata, Masami (2006) Survey on Faculty of Library and Information Science Education in Japan. In Proceedings The Asia-Pacific Conference on Library & Information Education & Practice 2006 (A-LIEP), pages pp. 269-278, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (URL: http://dlist.sir.arizona.edu/1271/)). It is a questionnaire to survey the current status of the library and information education in Japan. The print form of this were sent to 835 full and part time instructors who led Shisho certification courses in universities and colleges in 2004. 397 responses were received. The results are as follows: (1) Many of them are male and only a half have Master's degree, (2) Relatively large number of instructors are aged and have not worked as instructors for many years, (3) About 40% had work experience as university librarian and one fourth had no library work experience, (4) Instructors with work experience emphasize practical side such as bibliography and English language in their classes while those with no experience emphasize library's objectives such as preservation of materials, (5) Instructors have strong dissatisfaction toward universities which tries to increase the number of students rather than improve the quality of education, insufficient faculty, and student abilities and motivation.en_US
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdfen_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.subjectLibrary and Information Science Educationen_US
dc.subject.otherQuestionnaireen_US
dc.subject.otherLibrary and Information Science Educationen_US
dc.subject.otherLIS educationen_US
dc.subject.otherShisho certificationen_US
dc.subject.otherLIPERen_US
dc.subject.otherJapanen_US
dc.titleQuestionnaire for Library and Information Science Education (Shisho Certification) in Japan (English version)en_US
dc.typeOtheren_US
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