Informed Transitions: Libraries Supporting the High School to College Transition, 1st Edition

  • Kenneth J. Burhanna
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  • ISBN-10: 1610691296
  • ISBN-13: 9781610691291
  • DDC: 025.5
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 237 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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Informed Transitions: Libraries Supporting The High School To College Transition identifies the ways in which libraries and librarians can work together and create valuable resources that help students transition successfully to college -- despite the challenges of increasing demand and diminishing resources.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Background, Expectations, and Skills.
2: The Transition Movement: From Blueprint to Construction Zone.
3: Closing the 12-13 Gap Together: School and Academic Librarians Supporting 21st Century Learners.
4: Research Skills: What College Professors Expect Incoming Students to Know.
5: Boundary Spanning by Librarians to Support the College Transition for Students with Disabilities.
6: Conversations and Collaborations.
7: College Readiness at the Grassroots Level.
8: Go Further: The College and Career Readiness INFOhio OhioLINK P20 Task Force.
9: Conversations for Collaboration: Librarians and the High School to College Transition in Louisiana.
10: The DOE/CUNY Library Collaborative: High School to College Transition in New York City.
11: Building a Better Bridge: The Role of the Community College in Information Literacy Efforts.
12: Funding the Way: Seeking Grants to Study the High School to College Transition and the Role of Libraries.
13: Programs and Resources.
14: Supporting the High School to College Transition on a Shoestring.
15: Information Literacy and 21st-century Skills: Training the Teachers.
16: Libraries and the Early College: Notes from the Field.
17: 21st-Century Skills and Preservice Teacher Education.
18: SPOT on Transitions: Enhancing 21st-Century Academic Literacies in High School Science Students.
19: Nebraska Students in Transition: The Evolution of a Partnership.
20: College Student for a Day: Facilitating Successful Field Trips to an Academic Library.
21: Dual Enrollment Students: Starting the Library Connection Here.
22: Using Technology to Provide Support to Remote Students Participating in Dual Enrollment Programs.
23: HeLIOS: Hemingway Library Information Online Skills Tutorial.
24: Pathways for Success: The Evolution of TRAILS and Transitioning to College.
Libraries and the High School to College Transition: A Selective, Annotated Bibliography.
About the Editor and Contributors.