Subject Librarians: Engaging with the Learning and Teaching Environment

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Penny Dale, Matt Holland, Marian Matthews
Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., Jan 1, 2006 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 199 pages
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The university subject librarians' role is at the centre of new models of teaching and learning, yet further debate and published contributions are still needed to shape its future direction. Subject Librarians: Engaging with the Learning and Teaching Environment assesses trends and challenges in current practice, and aims to encourage renewed thinking and improved approaches.
 

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Contents

The Subject Specialist in Higher Education A Review
3
Professional Engagement The Subject Specialist
19
Quality Assurance Quality Enhancement
33
Learning and Teaching
49
Relating to Further Education Partners and Franchises
65
Virtual Learning Environments
79
Undergraduates
103
Asynchronous Learners
117
Researchers
131
International Students
149
A Review of International Trends in Library Faculty Support
175
Conclusion
189
Index
195
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Penny Dale is the Subject Librarian for the School of Conservation Sciences at Bournemouth University, UK. Penny also provides library support for the Centre for Academic Practice and students of the MA Professional Development programme. She has a particular interest in development and training opportunities for library staff, and organises the library training programme. Matt Holland is the Subject Librarian for the Bournemouth Media School. Matt is involved in media and broadcasting history projects, funded by the Centre for Excellence in Media Practice, Bournemouth University and the Arts and Humanities Research Council. Matt has written a number of articles and book chapters around the theme of Subject Librarianship. Marian Matthews is Academic Programmes Leader for the Graduate School at Bournemouth University. Her role contributes to the strategic policy and development of the Graduate School which is responsible for the operational framework for doctoral study across the University. Marian also leads the development, co-ordination and implementation of the University's Research Methodology and Skills Programmes for Research Students.

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