Enhancing Teaching And Learning: A Leadership Guide For School Library Media Specialists

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A guide for implementing change in a library media program addresses how the principal, students, and community can interact with the library media program, and discusses the role of collection development and technology.

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Jean Donham directs the library at Cornell College in Mount Vernon, IA. Prior to her appointment there, she was a tenured member of the faculty in the School of Library and Information Science at The University of Iowa. She served as district coordinator for library media and technology in the Iowa City Community School District for thirteen years. Author of numerous professional articles, Dr. Donham has been a presenter at national, regional and state conferences. Active in the Iowa Association of School Librarians, she was the first recipient of that organization’s Media Professional of the Year. In addition, she served as a member of the board for the American Association of School Librarians. She holds a master’s degree in library and information studies from the University of Maryland and a Ph. D. in educational administration from The University of Iowa.

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This publication seeks to aid school librarians who wish to move from being efficient keepers of materials to active players in the teaching/learning process. Part I discusses the components of a school system and relates the role of the library media program to each one. The discussion of the needs of contemporary TV-influenced students, whose socioeconomic and cultural differences effect library access and use, is particularly relevant. Part II involves a detailed study of issues that Donham believes are essential to a successful integration of the library media center into the instructional program. Areas include collaborative planning, technology, information skills, assessment, and scheduling. A thoughtful review of reading literacy studies challenges librarians to consider the long-term effects of incentive programs on reading motivation. Each chapter ends with specific action strategies; numerous charts include evaluations for Web sites, audiovisual materials, and lesson design. Donham's key point is that successful library programs must be simultaneously proactive and responsive. This well-documented handbook illustrates ways to achieve that leadership balance in every area.-Debbie Johnson, Richardson West Junior High School, TX

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