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Title: Need of Virtual Learning Environment for Educating Library & Information Science
Authors: Arora, Dipti
Lihitkar, Shalini
Keywords: Virtual Learning Environment
Library and Information Science
Library and Information Science
Open University
Information Specialist
Issue Date: 12-Mar-2015
Publisher: INFLIBNET Centre
Abstract: We learn things when we study but understood them when we do it practically. Slowly education system understood this need and many of the areas are revamped and new student centric and project based learning are introduced in the existing curriculum. With regard to the other fields, Library and information science (LIS) profession, its curriculum and learning approach should be transformed to new Information and communication technology (ICT) based style of teaching and learning. Virtual learning environment (VLE) is one of the best solutions to get quality out of the education and to produce more gen ready information specialist and not merely librarians. This paper endeavours to discuss the need of VLE in the present LIS education, its pros and cons and also some issues that one will face while implementing it for university, college, or any educational institute.
ISBN: 978-93-81232-05-7
Appears in Collections:CALIBER 2015: Shimla,HP

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