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Education for Information

2003 Volume 21, Number 2

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Number of articles: 5

  1. Strengths and Issues in Implementing a Collaborative Inter-University Course: The International Masters in Information Studies by Distance

    Pat Dixon & Anna Maria Tammaro

    This paper reports the development of an international Masters in Information Studies between the Universities of Parma (Italy) and Northumbria (United Kingdom). Rather than concentrating on a... More

    pp. 85-96

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  2. Managing Conflict and Reaching Consensus in Text-Based Computer Conferencing: The Students' Perspective

    Georgia Zafeiriou

    The present article presents conditions relating to the effective use of text-based computer conferencing for group interaction. More specifically, it discusses ways peers found in order to express... More

    pp. 97-111

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  3. Towards a Viable Curriculum: A Comparative Study of Curricula at the East African School of Library and Information Science and the Departments of Library and Information Studies of the Universities of Wales, Botswana, and Capetown

    I M. N. Kigongo-Bukenya

    Applying a qualitative research design and using questionnaires, interviews, observation, focus groups, and debate, this study examines the phenomena and implications of change on LIS curricula,... More

    pp. 113-148

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  4. Mapping and Auditing Information and Communication Technologies in Library and Information Science Education in Africa: A Review of the Literature

    Mabel K. Minishi-Majanja

    Information and communication technologies (ICTs) have become basic ingredients of, and competitive tools in, the information-intensive tertiary/higher education sector. Their increased and... More

    pp. 159-179

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  5. An Overview of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in the LIS Schools of Eastern and Southern Africa

    Dennis N. Ocholla

    Explores and analyses the status and use of ICT in LIS Departments/Schools in selected Eastern and Southern African countries in relation to learning, teaching, research, academic administration,... More

    pp. 181-194

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