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The Learning Commons

The Learning Commons
Author : Pamela Colburn Harland
Publisher : ABC-CLIO
Release Date : 2011-01
Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
Total pages :112
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This simple guide provides valuable insights for transforming an out-of-date public, school, or academic library into a thriving, user-centric learning commons. * Includes usable surveys, sample newsletters and library reports, research paper formatting guides, and a highly useful website * 38 figures and photographs of actual resources, user-centered design, students utilizing resources, and web design * Index facilitates quick reference to specific examples on demand

Creating a Learning Commons

Creating a Learning Commons
Author : Lynn D. Lampert,Coleen Meyers-Martin
Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
Release Date : 2019-01-24
Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
Total pages :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.

Learning Commons Benchmarks

Learning Commons Benchmarks
Author : Primary Research Group Staff
Publisher : Unknown
Release Date : 2015-07-20
Category :
Total pages :104
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Beyond the Information Commons

Beyond the Information Commons
Author : Charles Forrest,Martin Halbert
Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Release Date : 2020
Category : Academic libraries
Total pages :248
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This new book updates this review of current practice in the Information Commons and other new kinds of facilities inspired by the same needs and intents. This book is an attempt to answer the question: "What might be the next emerging concept for a technology-enabled, user-responsive, mission-driven form of the academic library?"

The Whole School Library Learning Commons: An Educator's Guide

The Whole School Library Learning Commons: An Educator's Guide
Author : Judith Anne Sykes
Publisher : ABC-CLIO
Release Date : 2016-08-29
Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
Total pages :151
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Introduce your teachers, librarians, and administrators to the roles and responsibilities of educators in advocating a whole school library learning commons using this step-by-step guide for creating shared learning space in your school. • Links the use of the WSLLC to standards in education • Presents a doable plan to implement and sustain the learning commons approach in school • Illustrates how the WSLLC can be a means of increasing student engagement and improving academic achievement • Provides ideas for promoting the WSLLC concept to the education community • Offers suggestions for assessing the effectiveness of the WSLLC • Features strategies, standards, and checklists to support the program

The New Learning Commons where Learners Win!

The New Learning Commons where Learners Win!
Author : David V. Loertscher,Carol Koechlin,Sandi Zwaan
Publisher : Hi Willow Research & Pub
Release Date : 2008
Category : Education
Total pages :132
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Examines the function and role of school libraries and computer labs. Considers how these resources are used differently than intended because they have been organization-based rather than client-based.

Learning Commons

Learning Commons
Author : Barbara Schader
Publisher : Elsevier
Release Date : 2014-01-23
Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
Total pages :468
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This book examines successfully planned and implemented learning commons at several different academic institutions around the world. These case studies provide a methodology for effective planning, implementation and assessment. Practical information is provided on how to collaborate with campus stakeholders, estimate budgeting and staffing and determine the equipment, hardware and software needs. Also provided are memoranda of understandings (MOUs), planning checklists and assessment tools. This book reflects a unifying focus on both the evolution of learning commons to learning spaces and the collaborative aspect of co-creating learning spaces. Unique case studies representing very different types of Information Commons, Learning Commons, Faculty Commons and other Learning Spaces International breadth and depth is assured through inclusion of case studies from Canadian, New Zealand, Australian and European institutions in addition to six in the United States Practical checklists of planning and implantation considerations, as well as memorandum of understanding (MOU) templates, form the appendices

The Elementary School Learning Commons

The Elementary School Learning Commons
Author : David V. Loertscher,Carol Koechlin
Publisher : Unknown
Release Date : 2015
Category : Elementary school libraries
Total pages :155
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"This book is part of a matched pair of manuals designed to assist teacher librarians and leadership teams in K-12 schools to create and implement a learning commons in their schools... This manual supports K-6 schools in the U.S. and K-8 in Canada"-- Preface.

Secondary School Learning Commons

Secondary School Learning Commons
Author : David V. Loertscher,Carol Koechlin
Publisher : Unknown
Release Date : 2015
Category : High school libraries
Total pages :155
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"This book is part of a matched pair of manuals designed to assist teacher librarians and leadership teams in K-12 schools to create and implement a learning commons in their schools... This manual supports grades 7-12 in the U.S. and Canada, thus it is ideal for Middle and High School transitions"-- Preface.

Designing an Academic Library Learning Commons

Designing an Academic Library Learning Commons
Author : Sue Reynolds
Publisher : Unknown
Release Date : 2012
Category :
Total pages :168
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The Information Commons Handbook

The Information Commons Handbook
Author : Donald Robert Beagle,Donald Russell Bailey,Barbara Tierney
Publisher : Neal Schuman Pub
Release Date : 2006
Category : Computers
Total pages :247
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A pracitcal guide to the new model for library service delivery, the Information Commons, an umbrella concept describing the physical, virtual, and cultural environment for new learning communities of students, teachers, scholars, and researchers.

Understanding Self-help/mutual Aid

Understanding Self-help/mutual Aid
Author : Thomasina Borkman
Publisher : Rutgers University Press
Release Date : 1999
Category : Social Science
Total pages :257
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Self-help groups have encountered fierce criticism as places where individuals join to share personal problems and to engage in therapeutic intervention without the aid of skilled professionals. These groups have flourished since the 1970s and continue to serve more people than professional therapy. Yet these groups have been criticized as fostering a culture of whiners and victims, and not using professional help as needed. Thomasina Jo Borkman debunks this commonly held assessment, and also examines the reasons for these groups' enduring popularity since the 1960s--more people attend these meetings (word?) than see professional therapists. What accounts for their success and popularity? Understanding Self-Help / Mutual-Aid Groups is the first book to describe three stages of individual and group evolution that is part of this organization's very structure; it also reconceptualizes participants' interactions with professionals. The group as a whole, Borkman posits, draws on the life experiences of its membes to foster nurturing, support, and transformation through a "circle of sharing." Groups create more positive and less stigmatizing "meaning perspectives" of the members' problems than is available from professionals or lay folk culture.

Transforming Library Service Through Information Commons

Transforming Library Service Through Information Commons
Author : D. Russell Bailey,Russell D.. Bailey,Barbara Gunter Tierney
Publisher : ALA Editions
Release Date : 2008-02-25
Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
Total pages :155
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Uses case studies to discuss the successes and failures of academic libraries working to create the Information Commons.

The Encyclopædia Britannica

The Encyclopædia Britannica
Author : Thomas Spencer Baynes
Publisher : Unknown
Release Date : 1891
Category : Encyclopedias and dictionaries
Total pages :129
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Laptop Computer Services

Laptop Computer Services
Author : Aline Soules
Publisher : Unknown
Release Date : 2003
Category : Academic libraries
Total pages :126
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