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Distance learning and LIS professional development

Robinson, L. & Bawden, D. (2002). Distance learning and LIS professional development. Aslib Proceedings, 54(1), pp. 48-55. doi: 10.1108/00012530210426284


The nature of distance learning in general, and for the specific case of LIS professional development, is reviewed, in the context of wider changes in the learning environment. This leads to an analysis of the kind of materials and activities which may be required to support this form of education, and to proposals for categories of activities, which are to tested in a part distance learning multinational LIS summer school.

Publication Type: Article
Publisher Keywords: Science & Technology, Technology, Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Science & Library Science, Computer Science, COMPUTER SCIENCE, INFORMATION SYSTEMS, INFORMATION SCIENCE & LIBRARY SCIENCE, distance learning, librarians, professionals, development
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > Z665 Library Science. Information Science
Departments: School of Science & Technology > Computer Science
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