Introductory text to the publications page
Our students are involved in an 'architecture of participation' - creating, adapting and sharing content. Schools and school libraries have many challenges to address to create a renewal of pedagogy and technology work practices.
Learning in a Changing World series
Each year there are more and more avatars in rich virtual environments.
These immersive worlds - where the world within the screen becomes both the object and the site of interaction - are on the increase, matching the promise of technology with the creative minds of our students.
This book provides both an approach to developing school library collections and a balanced view of the types of resources required for student learning.
It outlines how Guided Inquiry as in instructional framework in 21st century schools can be developed and implemented to enable students to learn meaningfully from diverse and complex information sources.
Designing learning spaces and, in particular, designing school libraries as learning spaces, is presented as an approach to understanding learning needs. Specifically, planning must be learning driven, human-centred and flexible.
The need to address essential learning skills in the information age is paramount. Learning for the future Second edition builds on the processes and structure articulated in the first edition, and highlights the increasing role of information and communication technologies (ICTs) in the school's learning environment.
This CD is a recommended purchase for educators, school administrators, teacher librarians, library school academics, classroom teachers, and students of teacher librarianship.
The conference proceedings (2007) includes 30 selected papers from the conference program.
The conference proceedings (2004) includes 28 pages on the following topics:
Evidence-based practice - research
Information and communication technology