E-learning: A new way of Library and Information Science Education through Distance Mode

Ravi, S and Mohan, V and Srinivasaragavan, P (2005) E-learning: A new way of Library and Information Science Education through Distance Mode. In: National Seminar on Quality Assurance and Accreditation of Library & Information Science Education through Distance Learning, 29th & 30 December 2005, LIS, Directorate of Distance Education, Annamalai Univeristy, Annamalai Nagar.


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This study explored that the e-learning mechanism is required to provide for quality of Library and Information Science education at university level through the distance learning. This paper is divided into three sections. The first section deals with the LIS education in distance mode. Second section examines the developments of E-learning and LIS education in India. Third Section spells out the universities are forced to face the following major challenges to adopt e-learning mechanisms, which are to design LIS programmes to fit into the e-learning environment, to provide quality education, the teachers aswellas students are to be trained the information technology advancement, to enhance LIS education e-learning consortium, collaboration, quality assurance with accreditation and cost effective were discussed in details to strengthening the LIS education.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: E-learning; Library and Information Science; LIS Education; Distance Mode
Subjects: Library & Information Science > Library Management > LIS Education
Divisions: Library & Documentation
Depositing User: Dr. V Mohan
Date Deposited: 18 Apr 2011 08:42
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:49
URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/8368

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