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Foundations for Effective School Library Media Programs

Ken Haycock

How can you make your school library media program more successful? This timely book identifies current trends and thinking about library media specialists as change agents and their roles in school improvement, curriculum design, collaboration with teachers, and building information literacy. Reprinted from recent issues of Emergency Librarian, 39 enlightening and exciting articles offer stimulating discussions on learning theories, flexible scheduling, new technologies, thematic units, new partnerships, and more. Articles are organized into seven sections: foundations, the school context, role clarification, information literacy, collaborative planning and teaching, program development, and accountability. Essential professional reading, this book can also be used as a school media textbook in library schools.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
  • Publish Date: Apr 15th, 1999
  • Pages: 331
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 11.00in - 8.50in - 0.72in - 1.77lb
  • EAN: 9781563083686
  • Categories: Library & Information Science - GeneralGeneral

About the Author

Haycock, Ken: -

Ken Haycock, EdD, is research professor of management and organization at the University of Southern California, where he directs the Center for Library Leadership and Management.

Praise for this book

"The work is very well done. It can be added to the list of definitive works in the field of librarianship. It would be of benefit to any professional in the field...I would also recommend this work to teacher-librarian training programs."-IASLNewsletter
"Demonstrates how educators can make the library media program a more dynamic and successful part of the teaching process. Recommended."-Ref & Research Book News
"This compilation provides not only an overview of the key components of program development and implementation, but also practical suggestions for working collaboratively with classroom teachers and administrators."-School Library Journal
?Demonstrates how educators can make the library media program a more dynamic and successful part of the teaching process. Recommended.?-Ref & Research Book News
?This compilation provides not only an overview of the key components of program development and implementation, but also practical suggestions for working collaboratively with classroom teachers and administrators.?-School Library Journal
?The work is very well done. It can be added to the list of definitive works in the field of librarianship. It would be of benefit to any professional in the field...I would also recommend this work to teacher-librarian training programs.?-IASLNewsletter
?A comprehensive and well-written manual that will render valuable service in any library school or school library. Highly Recommended.?-Library Talk
"A comprehensive and well-written manual that will render valuable service in any library school or school library. Highly Recommended."-Library Talk