Libraries and education

ALIA submission to Inquiry into School Libraries and Teacher Librarians, April 2010

This submission from the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) highlights the key role of school information services and teacher librarians in delivering improved curriculum outcomes, attainment of the goals of education, promotion of literacy and reading, information literacy, technology use in schools and the curriculum, and lifelong learning.
 

IFLA-ALIA joint submission for the third cycle of the Universal Periodic Review in Australia, July 2020

This joint submission from the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) and the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) covers access to information, cultural materials and education, and the rights of vulnerable groups such as indigenous people, migrants, refugees and those with disabilities or on lower incomes.

Libraries, MOOCs and Online Learning Summit 2014: feedback

Libraries, MOOCs and Online Learning Seminar, 19 March 2014 Brisbane, Queensland
 
This paper outlines responses to a feedback session at the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA), the Council for Australian University Librarians (CAUL), OCLC and the State Library of Queensland (SLQ) one-day seminar which brought together library stakeholders in the online learning space to talk about MOOCs, the trends in remote course delivery to large cohorts of students, the issues for libraries and the opportunities for advocacy.
 

 

Libraries, MOOCs and Online Learning Summit 2014: summary

Libraries, MOOCs and Online Learning Seminar, 19 March 2014 Brisbane, Queensland
 
This paper provides a summary of the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA), the Council for Australian University Librarians (CAUL), OCLC and the State Library of Queensland (SLQ) one-day seminar which brought together library stakeholders in the online learning space to talk about MOOCs, the trends in remote course delivery to large cohorts of students, the issues for libraries and the opportunities for advocacy.
 

 

Enhancing online learning: Promoting student engagement through partnership with local libraries [slides]

Libraries, MOOCs and Online Learning Seminar, 19 March 2014 Brisbane, Queensland
 
This presentation (PowerPoint slides) was delivered at the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA), the Council for Australian University Librarians (CAUL), OCLC and the State Library of Queensland (SLQ) one-day seminar which brought together library stakeholders in the online learning space to talk about MOOCs, the trends in remote course delivery to large cohorts of students, the issues for libraries and the opportunities for advocacy.
 

 

Libraries, MOOCs and Online Learning Summit 2014 program

Libraries, MOOCs and Online Learning Seminar, 19 March 2014 Brisbane, Queensland
 
The Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA), the Council for Australian University Librarians (CAUL), OCLC and the State Library of Queensland (SLQ) present this one-day seminar bringing together library stakeholders in the online learning space to talk about Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), the trends in remote course delivery to large cohorts of students, the issues for libraries and the opportunities for advocacy.
 

 

ALIA submission in response to the Australian Government Driving Innovation, Fairness and Excellence in Australian Higher Education, July 2016

The Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) welcomes the opportunity to respond to the Australian Government Department of Education and Training Driving Innovation, Fairness and Excellence in Australian Higher Education discussion. In this submission, ALIA makes seven recommendations in the areas of:

  • Opportunity and choice
  • Postgraduate places to support innovation
  • Supporting the regional presence of universities
  • Excellence and quality
  • An affordable loan scheme

Developing literacies of the future through partnerships with Western Sydney University Library [slides]

ALIA Information Online 2019 Conference, 11-15 February 2019 Sydney: Infinite Possibilities
 
This presentation (PowerPoint slides) supported a talk discussing a university library project which sought to develop internal and external partnerships to support literacy skills.

 

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