critical approaches to LIS education

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From St. Nicholas vol. 19 no. 11 / edited by Mary Mapes Dodge (1892)

21st chat, December 16 2014: critical approaches to LIS education

Moderated by @aszingarelli

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Discussion questions:

  • Q1. How would you characterize your experience of library school? What worked and didn’t work?
  • Q2. In what areas do we see today’s library students struggling to connect their education and their practice?
  • Q3. What are LIS educators currently doing to implement critical methods in their programs?
  • Q4. What is the role of the LIS student in shaping the curriculum and the classroom environment?
  • Q5. Brainstorm time: what would a critical MLIS look like?