| || e-Learning Library and Information Science: A Pragmatic View for India |
Author :Tripathi, Manorama;Jeevan, V.K.J.
Source: DESIDOC Journal of Library and Information Technology :30(5) ; 2010 ; pp.83-90
Abstract : E-learning is basically the computer and network-enabled transfer of skills and knowledge. It includes the electronic applications and processes applied to teaching and learning. E-learning applications may include web-based learning, computer-based learning, virtual classrooms, and digital collaboration. The paper highlights the various steps required to be undertaken by an institution to venture into e-learning, especially in the context of a professional discipline like library and information science which has gained immense popularity in recent times. By taking reference service, it further illustrates how to design, develop, and execute a functional e-learning course. Various issues related to e-learning, which need serious attention have been discussed from the different perspectives of teacher, learner, and institution.
Keywords : e-learning;information science;reference services;online education
| || Relevance of Technical Communication to Knowledge Management: An R&D Perspective |
Author :Ravi, Anuradha
Source: DESIDOC Journal of Library and Information Technology :28(5) ; 2008 ; pp.35-38
Abstract : This article is based on the author's experiences in providing documentation and KM-based services to a variety of audiences. Starting from the basic definitions of the fields of information science (IS) and technical communication (TC), the interdisciplinary nature of the emerging field of knowledge management (KM) and the role of TC practitioners in building KM systems are described.
Keywords : Knowledge management;Technical communication;Information science
| || Education in information science : Some sasic issues |
Author :Raghavan, K.S.
Source: DESIDOC Bulletin of Information Technology :15(6) ; 1995 ; pp.5-9
Abstract : This paper addresses the implications sf technological changes occurring in information sector on the education and training of information professionals. The author presents objectives, contents, organisation of information, manpower development and other issues in current perspective. The paper stresses an information technology oriented approach towards customer and the need for satisfying the end user. The information professional has to be constantly in touch with technological changes and be able to design, develop, and implement different types of databases. The author has proposed a mode! structure of curricula and courses for information sector.
Keywords : Education;Training;Information science