Each month, Libraries Unbound focuses on a key theme in the library industry, offering insights from librarians for librarians to address best practices and different perspectives on the changing industry.
NROER is a collaborative platform for those in school and teacher education in India. Initiated by the Department of School Education and Literacy, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India and managed by the Central Institute of Educational Technology, National Council of Educational Research and Training, the Repository runs on the MetaStudio platform, an initiative of the Gnowledge Labs, Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education
The Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund has funded research by Deakin and Murdoch Universities into teenagers’ reading behaviour. Called Teen Reading in the Digital Era, the research is a pilot study of Australian teenagers’ practice using traditional print and digital platforms for recreational reading. The project’s literature says, “Research shows reading for pleasure is linked to …
ERGO is a project on the National Education Policy Center at the University of Colorado, Boulder. As a signatory to the Budapest Open Access Initiative, the ERGO is dedicated to the promotion and dissemination of open access ("free to read") scholarship in education.
No longer studying? No problem. The Free online resources for teachers guide can help you get started. It is intended as a resource to beginning and practicing teachers, and to showcase the many freely available teacher resources on the web.
Collection development, the process of gathering and maintaining information resources for libraries has become increasingly complex, with libraries continuing to consider their blend of print volumes to e-books under shrinking budgets and a growing number of acquisition models. Luke Swindler, collection management officer for the University of North Carolina Library, sees collection development at University libraries going in one direction.
A recent school staff workload survey in Victoria, Australia asked teachers to consider 17 demands of quality teaching. Responses showed that 68% of primary, 65% of secondary and 62% of specialist teachers felt they had been able to select appropriate and interesting teaching resources.
Presentation by Ben Chadwick, SCIS. Results of a 2016 survey of attitudes towards resource alignment, the current alignment practices occurring in libraries, and TL opinions towards crowd-sourced alignment metadata.
OECD research on resources in schools: Not only are some countries better than others in allocating their educational resources more equitably across schools, but students in these countries generally perform better in mathematics.
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