Librarians and Educators Collaborating for Success: The International Perspective, 1st Edition

  • Marcia A. Mardis
  • Published By: Libraries Unlimited
  • ISBN-10: 1440837511
  • ISBN-13: 9781440837517
  • DDC: 027.8
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 240 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released August 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016

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Collaboration between teachers and school librarians is a topic that is often discussed in the quest for educational excellence, but the international perspective is something that is rarely explored. This text documents the collaboration endeavors in international school libraries and demonstrates effective collaboration experiences in a range of countries. It also features selected brief case studies as well as several original essays on the topic of collaboration between teachers and teacher librarians in curriculum planning.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Considering Stakeholder Roles.
1: Overview: Collaboration for Diverse Stakeholders.
2: An International Study on Principal Support of School Libraries: Synergy in Themes and Methods.
3: Principals' Perspectives of School Librarians.
4: Student Learning through Ohio School Libraries, Part 2: Faculty Perceptions of Effective School Libraries.
Collaboration in a Digital Environment.
5: Overview: Creating a Collaborative Culture in a Digital Learning Environment.
6: Teaching Information Skills in the Information Age: An Examination of Trends in the Middle Grades.
7: The Three Cs of Distance Education: Competence, Creativity, and Community.
8: The Power of Web 2.0: Teacher-Librarians Become School Technology Leaders.
Collaboration Models to Meet Diverse Needs.
9: Overview: The Power of Teacher/Librarian Collaboration: Global Research Perspectives.
10: The Social Inclusion Function of the School Library.
11: The School as an Information Ecology: A Framework for Studying Changes in Information Use.
12: Seeing the Clouds: Teacher Librarian as Broker in Collaborative Planning with Teachers.
Evaluating Collaboration and Discovering Best Practices.
13: Overview: Beginning and Ending with Assessment: A Collaborative Model of Evaluation.
14: Librarians and Teachers as Research Partners: Reshaping Practices Based on Assessment and Reflection.
15: Every Flower in the Garden: Collaboration between School Librarians and Science Teachers.
16: Shared Vision: A Key to Successful Collaboration?.
Excellence in Pre-Professional Preparation.
17: Overview: Collaboration and Student Achievement: Educating for Leadership and Sustainability.
18: A Theoretical Understanding of Teacher and Librarian Collaboration (TLC).
19: Librarians' Leadership Efficacy, Pedagogical Training, and School Involvement: Collaboration between Teachers and School Librarians in Israel.
20: Information Literacy in the New Zealand Education Sector.
About the Editor and Contributors.