Library Education Discussion Group
LIS Faculty and Practitioners Surviving and Thriving Together discussion to be held at Midwinter
The American Library Association Committee on Education (ALA-COE) and the Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE) are co-sponsoring a Library Education Discussion Group entitled: “LIS Faculty and Practitioners Surviving and Thriving Together” to be held on Friday, Jan. 7, 2011 in San Diego during the 2011 Midwinter Meeting. The event is scheduled from 4 – 5:15 p.m. and will be held in the San Diego Convention & Exhibition Center, Room 32 A/B.
Practitioners and Library & Information Studies (LIS) educators are encouraged to join colleagues in discussing a variety of hot topics such as: the role of adjunct faculty members, ethics in library education, engaging alumni and employers in library school education, library school closings, the role of practitioners/employers in accreditation and other timely issues. Roundtable discussions will be facilitated by member-leaders from both ALISE and ALA with the information collected to be used for further study by both groups.
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For more information, contact Lorelle R. Swader, staff Liaison to the ALA Committee on Education (COE) at firstname.lastname@example.org .