The book will explore the use of games-based learning and gamification in school libraries. It illustrates how game play can be developed by school librarians through blended theory and practice, exemplified by case studies taken from a variety of international contexts.
This book provides an overview of best practice strategic marketing with advice on how to implement effective marketing activities in libraries and information services with the best chance of success.
A practically based overview of current and emerging copyright issues facing those working in e-learning that will allow professionals to work confidently, effectively and legally in the virtual learning environment.
In this important new book, bestselling author and expert instructional librarian Burkhardt decodes the Framework, putting its conceptual approach into straightforward language while offering more than 50 classroom-ready Framework-based exercises. Guiding instructors towards helping students cross each threshold.
This book focuses on the importance of reading for pleasure and the difference that it can make to a person's life chances, with a focus upon how libraries and librarians help reluctant and struggling readers.
Focusing on the library as a vehicle for encouraging creativity as well as a provider of information resources, this book offers a model of how traditional and electronic sources can co-exist in the library. It emphasizes that beyond the intermediary role of libraries is the vital requirement to promote understanding and engagement.
Provides a sound background to the various aspects of library provision for 6-18 year olds. This book outlines a vision for children's library services and carves out a strategy for engaging with the challenges and opportunities for children's librarians and policy makers in the Google environment.
Covers various aspects of promoting reading to and with children and young people from birth right through to teenage years. This title is suitable for practitioners and students of librarianship in both the public and school sectors, and for teachers, consultants and educators concerned with literacy and reading.