From Lending to Learning

From Lending to Learning provides a theoretical overview and practical guide to the functional area of delivering learning services within public libraries. It traces the development of public library service delivery and critically appraises the inherent tension between offering an educational-focused or leisure-focused library. The current and future policy directions are explored against the backdrop of the emerging learning society. A general overview of recent developments in learning theory is followed by an insight into the learning landscape. The issues and practicalities of setting up a learning environment within a public library are dealt with in a clear and straightforward fashion. The book concludes with an assessment of the emerging web 2.0 technologies and gives an insight into how the whole area of social networking might shape the future. Combines a practical approach with an accessible theoretical underpinning Written in an entertaining and highly readable style Identifies the key phases involved in establishing a public library learning service

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  • Author : Rónán O'Beirne
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 216 pages
  • ISBN : 1780630492
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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From Lending to Learning

From Lending to Learning
  • Author : Rónán O'Beirne
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 31 October 2010
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From Lending to Learning provides a theoretical overview and practical guide to the functional area of delivering learning services within public libraries. It traces the development of public library service delivery and critically appraises the inherent tension between offering an educational-focused or leisure-focused library. The current and future policy directions are explored against the backdrop of the emerging learning society. A general overview of recent developments in learning theory is followed by an insight into the learning landscape. The issues

Universal Access in Human-Computer Interaction. Access to Learning, Health and Well-Being

Universal Access in Human-Computer Interaction. Access to Learning, Health and Well-Being
  • Author : Margherita Antona,Constantine Stephanidis
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 18 July 2015
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The four LNCS volume set 9175-9178 constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Learning and Collaboration Technologies, UAHCI 2015, held as part of the 17th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, HCII 2015, in Los Angeles, CA, USA in August 2015, jointly with 15 other thematically similar conferences. The total of 1462 papers and 246 posters presented at the HCII 2015 conferences were carefully reviewed and selected from 4843 submissions. These papers of the four volume set address the following major topics: LNCS 9175, Universal Access in

Learning and Results in World Bank Group Operations

Learning and Results in World Bank Group Operations
  • Author : World Bank Publications
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 23 December 2015
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How well has the World Bank generated, accessed, and used learning and knowledge in its lending operations, and what is the scope for improving how it does so?As the world's leading development finance agency, the World Bank has, in principle, an unrivaled opportunity to promote learning and knowledge sharing about development effectiveness. Bank lending has fallen in relation to developing country gross domestic product. To remain relevant, the Bank must improve the quality of its services; learning and knowledge

World Bank Financing of Education

World Bank Financing of Education
  • Author : Phillip W. Jones
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 12 February 2007
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Based on detailed analysis of thousands of confidential World Bank documents, this book demonstrates that the World Bank lies at the centre of the major changes in global education of our time. It outlines the evolution of World Bank lending policies in education, and assesses the policy impact of the Bank's educational projects, looking at how it has: shaped the economic and social policies of many governments, including policies that affect education been an influential proponent of the rapid expansion

Self-Determined Learning

Self-Determined Learning
  • Author : Stewart Hase,Chris Kenyon
  • Publisher : A&C Black
  • Release : 26 September 2013
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Heutagogy, or self-determined learning, redefines how we understand learning and provides some exciting opportunities for educators. It is a novel approach to educational practice, drawing on familiar concepts such as constructivism, capability, andragogy and complexity theory. Heutagogy is also supported by a substantial and growing body of neuroscience research. Self-Determined Learning explores how heutagogy was derived, and what this approach to learning involves, drawing on recent research and practical applications. The editors draw together contributions from educators and practitioners in

Information Literacy and Lifelong Learning

Information Literacy and Lifelong Learning
  • Author : John Crawford,Christine Irving
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 18 November 2013
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This book reviews the role of information literacy (IL) in developing employability skills, personal health management and informal learning from a variety of areas including: information policy issues, information usage and training needs and skills development. Early years education, lifelong learning and the role of IL in relevant organisations, including government departments, skills agencies, and professional bodies will also be considered. With a UK focus, this book also considers the leading role of the US in the development of information

Landscapes of Specific Literacies in Contemporary Society

Landscapes of Specific Literacies in Contemporary Society
  • Author : Vicky Duckworth,Gordon Ade-Ojo
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 27 November 2014
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This volume makes a timely contribution to our understanding of literacy as a multi-faceted, complexly situated activity. Each chapter provides the reader with a fresh perspective into a different site for literate behaviour, approaches, design and relationships, and offers an exploration into the use of literacy theories to inform policy and practice, particularly in regard to curriculum. Bringing together international experts in the field, the contributing authors represent a wide variety of theoretical and research perspectives which cover literacy in

Ukraine at the Crossroads

Ukraine at the Crossroads
  • Author : Axel Siedenberg,Lutz Hoffmann
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 21 January 1999
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Axel Siedenberg, Lutz Hoffmann 1 The specificity of transformation in Ukraine When the Soviet empire collapsed in the very early 1990s, the new era that dawned was commonly given the name 'transformation', implying the systemic change from socialism towards some form of market economy. Almost ten years later, 'the' transformation process does not exist any more; instead, a whole variety of transformations are taking place in Eastern Europe and the CIS: Whereas some countries are heading towards EU membership (e. g.

Research in the Early Years

Research in the Early Years
  • Author : Pam Jarvis,Jane George,Wendy Holland,Stephen Newman
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 14 January 2014
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This new text is the only resource out there to address the needs of today’s early years students/trainees and support them through every stage of the early years research process. Research in the Early Years contains case study material in the form of four fictional students’ experiences, which run through the book. Readers follow these example students through their dissertation module as they address common problems, issues and pitfalls. Clear explanations and a step-by-step approach are balanced with

Library and Information Science

Library and Information Science
  • Author : Michael F. Bemis
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release : 28 October 2021
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This unique annotated bibliography is a complete, up-to-date guide to sources of information on library science, covering recent books, monographs, periodicals and websites, and selected works of historical importance. In addition to compiling an invaluable list of sources, Bemis digs deeper, examining the strengths and weaknesses of key works. A boon to researchers and practitioners alike, this bibliography Includes coverage of subjects as diverse and vital as the history of librarianship, its development as a profession, the ethics of information

How to Launch an Author Awards Program at Your Library: Curating Self-Published Books, Reaching Out to the Community

How to Launch an Author Awards Program at Your Library: Curating Self-Published Books, Reaching Out to the Community
  • Author : Julianne T. Stam,Elizabeth Clemmons
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release : 07 December 2015
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Establishing an awards program for self-published authors offers libraries new ways to bolster their relevance and expand upon their roles as curators and "keepers of story." This guide shows you how. • Offers practical, step-by-step guidelines for librarians wishing to launch a librarian-curated, self-publishing author award program • Inspires librarians to explore a new area of service and maintain their libraries' relevance • Describes how to position librarians in a new leadership role with curation, eBooks, and self publishing to better engage their

E-Science and Information Management

E-Science and Information Management
  • Author : Serap Kurbanoglu,Umut Al,Phyllis Lepon Erdogan,Nazan Ucak
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 30 August 2012
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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the Third International Symposium on Information Management in a Changing World, IMCW 2012, held in Ankara, Turkey, in September 2012. The 16 revised full papers presented together with three keynotes were carefully reviewed and selected from more than 30 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on e-science and information management; scholarly communication and institutional repositories; information literacy and academic libraries; different perspectives on information management.

Lending for Learning

Lending for Learning
  • Author : Adriaan Verspoor
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 28 October 1991
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Two decades of World Bank lending for education teach that flexibility, community involvement, and adaption of programs to local conditions are some of the critical elements of successful education programs.

Learning Practical FinTech from Successful Companies

Learning Practical FinTech from Successful Companies
  • Author : Yoshitaka Kitao
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 17 April 2018
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Praise for LEARNING PRACTICAL FINTECH FROM SUCCESSFUL COMPANIES "Throughout my career I've seen the world of finance transformed by technology, from the earliest days of online lending to the current innovations happening with blockchain and cryptocurrency. I believe we're at a critical point in history where a new Internet of Value is starting to emerge, and I'm excited to see so many talented entrepreneurs tackling problems in global finance today." —CHRIS LARSEN, Cofounder and Executive Chairman of Ripple "Blockchain technology