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Designing Effective Library Learning Spaces in Higher Education

Designing Effective Library Learning Spaces in Higher Education

Author: Enakshi Sengupta

Publisher: Emerald Publishing Limited

ISBN: 1839097833

Category: Education

Page: 216

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Traditional roles of higher education are giving way to academic partnership, research and open resources. Libraries play a key role to serve as a gateway to information and to promote intellectual discovery among students. This book explores the relevant issues and strategies library science partnerships initiate with stakeholders in the field.

Designing Effective Library Learning Spaces in Higher Education

Designing Effective Library Learning Spaces in Higher Education

Author: Enakshi Sengupta

Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing

ISBN: 9781839097829

Category: Education

Page: 216

View: 879

Traditional roles of higher education are giving way to academic partnership, research and open resources. Libraries play a key role to serve as a gateway to information and to promote intellectual discovery among students. This book explores the relevant issues and strategies library science partnerships initiate with stakeholders in the field.

Better Library and Learning Space

Better Library and Learning Space

Author: Les Watson

Publisher: Facet Publishing

ISBN: 9781856047630

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 305

View: 197

What are the most important things a 21st-century library should do with its space? Each chapter in this cutting-edge text addresses this critical question, capturing the insights and practical ideas of leading international librarians, educators and designers to offer you a ‘creative resource bank’ that will help to transform your library and learning spaces. This is an innovative and practical toolkit introducing concepts, drawing together opinions and encouraging new ways of thinking about library learning spaces for the future. The book is structured in three parts. Part 1 – Projects and trends describes features of library space around the world through a selection of focused case studies painting a global picture, identifying common directions and ideas as well as highlighting country and regional diversity. Part 2 – Trends and ideas looks at the why and how of library space, covering topics such as contextual factors, current ideas in library space development, and the creative design of new spaces. It examines how library spaces are adapting to new forms of learning, digital literacies and technological fluency. Finally, Part 3 – Ideas and futures looks to the future of libraries and their learning spaces, inviting future-scanning contributions from a diverse range of authors, including librarians, learning specialists, academics, architects, an interior designer, a furniture designer and a management specialist. Readership: This is a must-have text for those involved in designing and developing library and learning spaces, from library and university management to designers and architects. It’s also a useful guide for students taking courses in library and information science to get to grips with the importance of library design.

Developing and Supporting Multiculturalism and Leadership Development

Developing and Supporting Multiculturalism and Leadership Development

Author: Enakshi Sengupta

Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing

ISBN: 9781839094620

Category: Education

Page: 238

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The modern notion of humanism centres on the core qualities in all humans: agency, dignity, and development; primarily concerned with addressing contemporary human needs, concerns and problems. This book has an interdisciplinary focus on the development of human capacity at all levels, with the view that higher education is well suited for all.

Creating a Learning Commons

Creating a Learning Commons

Author: Lynn D. Lampert

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9781442272644

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 202

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Creating a Learning Commons: A Practical Guide for Librarians also includes useful case studies, interviews, descriptions of equipment and new technologies, and models for planning, marketing, and assessing projects.

Cases on Higher Education Spaces: Innovation, Collaboration, and Technology

Cases on Higher Education Spaces: Innovation, Collaboration, and Technology

Author: Carpenter, Russell G.

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781466627048

Category: Education

Page: 377

View: 841

Higher education spaces are undergoing radical transformations in an attempt to respond to the needs of 21st-century learners and a renewed interest in collaboration that spans beyond the walls of departments, colleges, and libraries. Cases on Higher Education Spaces: Innovation, Collaboration, and Technology highlights key innovations and collaborative ventures in space design from across campuses and institutions. Including writing and communication centers, studios, libraries, digital media labs, learning commons, and academic learning spaces, this collection is ideally suited for university and professional administrators.

Engaging Design: Creating Libraries for Modern Users

Engaging Design: Creating Libraries for Modern Users

Author: Emy Nelson Decker

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9781440856136

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 159

View: 840

This book demonstrates how aesthetics, design elements, and visual literacy can be implemented in the library to enhance spaces, programs, services, instruction, and outreach so that your library will appeal to all users. • Clearly explains how to recognize, understand, and interpret basic design techniques • Teaches librarians how to attract and target their efforts towards specific groups of library users • Outlines principles of good design in instruction programs, space planning and design tasks, outreach initiatives, and other library programs and activities • Offers easy-to-follow steps to good design for wayfinding, instruction, and library usage

Interior Design

Interior Design

Author: Katherine S. Ankerson

Publisher: Fairchild Books

ISBN: WISC:89099210163

Category: Architecture

Page: 308

View: 217

Meeting The Challenge How to Use This Reference The Challenge of Interior Design Education The Roles of the Full-Time Academic Contributions of Adjunct Faculty Today's Student Learning Theory The Teaching Experience Essays and Inspirations The Teaching and Learning Physical Environment Definitions Further Reading Fostering Successful Learning Managing Time and the Demands of Teaching Matching Course Goals to Measurable Outcomes Basic Course Construction and Syllabus Preparation Selecting and Creating Course Resources Techniques for Learning Giving Tests and Assigning Grades Classroom Management Studio Learning Teaching and Learning at a Distance Trends in Teaching and Learning Improving Teaching and Learning - Essays by three educators with a minimum of 10 years experience. - Tips from tenure-seeking educators, including balancing pressures of teaching, research, creative activity, and service. - Observations from adjunct educators, including advantages and disadvantages of teaching while maintaining a practice and balancing the two roles.