Magazine article Teacher Librarian

Top-Selling Session Audiotapes. (and Furthermore)

Magazine article Teacher Librarian

Top-Selling Session Audiotapes. (and Furthermore)

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The top-selling audiotapes from session at the 10th annual conference of the American Association of School Librarians in Indianapolis, Indiana, from November 14 to 18, 2001 are [in alphabetical order]:

Cataloging Update 101. Elizabeth Haynes, Assistant Professor, University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, Mississippi. -- A clean database with solid cataloging improves usefulness and accessibility of the collection. Tips for evaluating sources of MARC records, instructions for downloading MARC records from the Library of Congress, and some simple ways to start cleaning up a database.

From Web Surfing to Web Seeking: An Enquiry-based Approach. Carol Kuhlthau, Professor, and Ross Todd, Associate Professor, Rutgers University Department of Library and Information Science, New Brunswick, New Jersey. -- A two-part presentation challenges the perception that young people are at the forefront of the computer revolution, taking it all in stride. It presents a synthesis of recent research findings that explore cognitive and effective dimensions of students' engagement with the World Wide Web. Then it explores how those learning dilemmas might be meaningfully and creatively addressed through an inquiry-based learning focus.

Have You Asked a Good Question Lately? Scaffolding Curriculum Development and student Learning with an Information-Literacy Arena. Judith Lechner, Associate Professor, Sara Wolf, Assistant Professor; and Susan Bannon, Assistant Professor, Department of EFLT, School Library Program, Auburn University, Alabama. -- Session attendees observe the use of Inspiration software and also contribute to a model showing how teacher-librarians help teachers ask meaningful questions regarding information-based lessons. The session provides successful tips for sustaining literacy partnerships with teachers.

Information Power in the REAL World. …

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