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Education for Information

1996 Volume 14, Number 4

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Number of articles: 6

  1. NetLinkS: A National Professional Development Project for Networked Learner Support

    Philippa Levy

    Provides an overview of NetLinkS, a professional development project for networked learner support in United Kingdom higher education institutions. Topics include objectives; results of focus... More

    pp. 261-78

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  2. EDUCATE: The Design and Development of a Networked End-User Education Program

    Gunilla Thomasson & Nancy Fjallbrant

    Describes the EDUCATE program (End-User Courses in Information Access through Communication Technology), funded by the European Union for the education of information users. The aim is to produce a... More

    pp. 295-304

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  3. Towards a Strategy for Supporting Distance-Learning Students through Networked Access to Information: Issues and Challenges in Preparing To Support the Doctorate in Education

    Joan Carty

    Addresses issues related to supporting the Open University's (United Kingdom) postgraduate students through networked access to information. Topics include students' computing skills; the role of... More

    pp. 305-16

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  4. The Use of Videoconferencing To Support Learning: An Overview of Issues Relevant to the Library and Information Profession

    Clive Cochrane

    Discusses the potential of synchronous communication, in the form of videoconferencing, to support learners in distance education courses. Highlights include examples of videoconferencing in higher... More

    pp. 317-30

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  5. Support Issues for Case-Based Learning in an Undergraduate Human Factors Class

    Kathy Buckner & Elisabeth Davenport

    Discussion of multimedia networked learning products focuses on the development of materials for a class at Queen Margaret College (Scotland). Examines cognitive issues, logistical procedures,... More

    pp. 331-42

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  6. Role Changes for the Academic Librarian To Support Effectively the Networked Learner: Implications of the IMPEL Project

    Graham Walton

    Describes the IMPEL (Impact on People of Electronic Libraries) project that investigated the social, organizational, and cultural impacts of the increasingly electronic environment experienced in... More

    pp. 343-50

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