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Title Quality assurance in LIS education : an international and comparative study / Makiko Miwa, Shizuko Miyahara, editors
Published New York, NY : Springer, [2014]
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 264 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents In Memory of Mohd Sharif Bin Mohd Saad; Foreword; Contents; Contributors; Part I: Background of the Quality Assurance of the LIS Field; Chapter 1: GlobaLIS: Toward the Regional Cooperation in the Education of Library and Information Professionals in the Asia-Pacific Region; 1.1 Introduction; 1.1.1 Global Trends in Accreditation and Quality Assurance in LIS Professional Education; 1.1.2 Restructuring and Quality Assurance of LIS Professional Education in Japan; 1.2 Problems and Issues in the Japanese Library Professional System; 1.2.1 Public Libraries; 1.2.2 Academic Libraries
Part I: Background of the Quality Assurance in the LIS Field -- GlobaLIS: Toward the Regional Cooperation in the Education of Library and Information Professionals in the Asia-Pacific Region.- Regional Quality Assurance System for Higher Education in Southeast Asia.- International Developments in School Library Studies: A Report on the School Library Initiatives for Asia & Pacific (SLAP) Forum.- Part II. Country Report: LIS Education and Quality Assurance System in Asia-Pacific.- Is the GALÁPAGOS Phenomenon Over: Second Consideration of Japanese LIS Education in the International Setting.- Qualitatively maintaining library and information science education in China -- LIS Education and Quality Assurance System in Asia-Pacific: Taiwan -- LIS Education and Quality Assurance System in Asia-Pacific: Malaysia -- LIS Education: Quality Assurance System in the Philippines -- LIS Education and Quality Assurance System in Asia-Pacific Region Thailand: Recent trends and issues -- LIS Education and Quality Assurance System in Asia Pacific: Indonesia -- Part III. Regional Quality Assurance System of LIS Education -- Current Trends of Quality Assurance Models in LIS Education -- Accreditation in North America, A unique Quality Assurance Program -- Accreditation Processes in Latin America: AN Exploration into the Cases of Library and Information Science (LIS) Programs in Mexico, Colombia, and COSTA RICA -- The Diversity of LIS Programs in Southeast Asia -- Regional Quality Assurance System: Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Member Nations in Middle East
1.2.3 School Libraries1.2.4 Research Activities; 1.2.5 Professional Systems; 1.3 The GlobaLIS Project; 1.3.1 Global Comparison of Graduate-Level LIS Programs; 1.3.1.1 Methods; 1.3.1.2 Results; 1.3.1.3 Summary; 1.3.1.4 Future Study; 1.3.2 School Library Initiatives for Asia & Pacific (SLAP) Project: Workshop for School Library Practitioners; 1.3.3 Collection of International and Comparative Studies in LIS Education; 1.4 Remaining Issues; References; Chapter 2: Regional Quality Assurance System for Higher Education in Southeast Asia; 2.1 Introduction
2.2 Higher Education and the General Agreement on Trade in Services; 2.3 Developing Cross-Border Education; 2.4 The Meaning of Quality Assurance for Higher Education; 2.5 Regional Quality Assurance System for Higher Education in Southeast Asia; 2.6 Regional Quality Assurance System for Higher Education in Asia; 2.6.1 International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education (INQAAHE); 2.6.2 Asia-Pacific Quality Network (APQN); 2.7 ASEAN University Network (AUN); 2.7.1 AUN-QA Actual Quality Assessment; 2.7.2 AUN-QA Actual Quality Assessment at Program Level; 2.8 Conclusion
Appendix: List of Actual Quality Assessments at Program Level (ASEAN University Network)References; Chapter 3: International Developments in School Library Studies: A Report on the School Library Initiatives for Asia and Pacific (SLAP) Forum; 3.1 Introduction; 3.2 The GlobaLIS Project; 3.3 The SLAP Project; 3.4 Content of the SLAP Forum; 3.4.1 Identifying Themes; 3.4.2 Workshop 1: Guided Inquiry; 3.4.3 Workshop 2: History and Administration of School Libraries; 3.4.4 Workshop 3: School Libraries and Curriculum; 3.5 Looking Back on the SLAP Forum
Biographical Note for SLAP Workshop Facilitators (As of Jan. 2013) References; Part II: Country Report: LIS Education and Quality Assurance System in Asia-Pacific; Chapter 4: Is the Galapagos Phenomenon Over? Second Consideration of Japanese LIS Education in the International Setting; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 LIS Education at Japanese Universities; 4.3 A Japanese Model?; 4.4 Highly Literate Society Hypothesis; 4.5 Generalist Bureaucracy Hypothesis; 4.6 Professionals and Information Technology; 4.7 The Japanese Model Revised; 4.8 Reading Promotion and Library Policies
Summary The first collective work to present the contributions of experts in a variety of countries, this book reviews and examines quality assurance systems of Library and Information Science education in specific nations and regions around the world
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references at the end of each chapters and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed October 21, 2014)
Subject Information science -- Study and teaching.
Library education.
Form Electronic book
Author Miwa, Makiko, editor
Miyahara, Shizuko, editor
ISBN 1461464943
1461464951 (electronic bk.)
9781461464945
9781461464952 (electronic bk.)