Developing online Masters programs for teacher-librarians: A focus on 21st century digital learning environments

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Abstract

A multi-disciplinary degree program in education and information studies can uniquely facilitate educators to develop or enhance their capacity to be responsive to the demands of a digitally connected world.Charles Sturt University's new Master of Education (Knowledge Networks and Digital Innovation) aims to develop agile leaders in new cultures of digital formal and informal learning, with expertise in navigating diverse information pathways, creative learning environments, and socially connected global networks. By examining key features and influences of global connectedness, information organization, communication and participatory cultures oflearning, students are provided with the opportunity to reflect ontheir professional practice in a networked learning community,to improve learning and teaching in digital environments.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInternational Association of School Librarianship 2014 Conference
Subtitle of host publication43rd Annual International Conference incorporating the 18th International Forum on Research in School Librarianship
Place of PublicationIASL online
PublisherInternational Association of School Librarianship
Pages191-204
Number of pages14
Publication statusPublished - 2014
EventThe 43rd International Association of School Librarianship (IASL) conference and 18th Forum on International Research in School Librarianship - Cosmos Hotel , Moscow, Russian Federation
Duration: 25 Aug 201430 Aug 2014
Conference number: 43rd

Conference

ConferenceThe 43rd International Association of School Librarianship (IASL) conference and 18th Forum on International Research in School Librarianship
Abbreviated titleThe school library in the knowledge society: Use of cognitive technologies, form creative person
CountryRussian Federation
CityMoscow
Period25/08/1430/08/14

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