Explore School Library and University Partnerships in Nov/Dec 2015 Issue

ND15_CoverSchool librarians are encouraged to collaborate with classroom teachers, students, administrators, community organizations, parents, and public and academic librarians. However, another key partner for school librarians is school library educators. The Nov/Dec 2015 issue invites readers to consider the possibilities of partnering with school library educators and other higher education faculty to extend the reach of their school library.

About the Guest Editor

Lucy Santos GreenLucy Santos Green is an associate professor of instructional technology and the program director for the MEd in Instructional Technology and School Library Media at Georgia Southern University. She is past president of the School Media Technology Division for the Association for Educational Communications and Technology, a member of the 2015 national conference planning committee for AASL, and the chair of the AASL’s Best Websites for Teaching and Learning Committee. She coauthored (with Stephanie Jones) “Instructional Partners in Digital Library Learning Spaces,” which was published in the March/April 2014 issue of KQ and was named a 2014 Top Twenty Library Instruction article by ALA’s Library Instruction Round Table. A member of ALA, International Association of School Librarianship, and Association for Library and Information Science Education, Lucy frequently researches and publishes on global school librarianship, school librarians in digital learning environments, and instructional partnerships between school librarians and other educational professionals.

Read the Guest Editor column “Developing Collaborative Partnerships between School Librarians and School Library Educators.”

Table of Contents

Features

Together We Can…
Kaye B. Dotson and Christine Clark

A Seat at the Table: K-12 and Higher Ed Collaboration to Align Evaluation Instruments for School Librarians and Teachers
Susan K.S. Grigsby, Jennifer Helfrich, and Christa Harrelson Deissler

Using Action Research to Assess and Advocate for Innovative School Library Design
Meghan Harper and Liz Deskins

Communicating the Emerging Roles of Librarians to Teachers through a Collaborative K-12 and Higher Education Partnership
Eileen E. Schroeder and Stacy Fisher

Fostering Technology-Rich Service-Learning Experiences between School Librarians and Teacher Education Programs
Craig E. Shepherd, Tonia Dousay, Cassandra Kvenild, and Tamara Meredith

Articles

Learning Analytics: Potential for Enhancing School Library Programs
Danielle Cadieux Boulden

Collaborative Instructional Design for College Readiness
Brenda L. Boyer

Connection + Collaboration = Successful Integration of Technology in a Large High School
A Formula for Success
Louise Lankau

“I’m New Here…” Making Friends, Staying Strong, and Having a Fantastic First Year as a School Librarian
Carolyn Stenzel

Online Exclusive

Media Specialist Keys Effectiveness System
Georgia School Library Media Specialist Consortium

Column

CBC Column
Always Feed the Clowns
And Other Tips for Building Better Partnerships between School Librarians and Providers of Educational Programs
Jason Edwards

Departments

President’s Column
The Value of a School Library-University Relationship
Leslie Preddy

Guest Editor Column
Developing Collaborative Partnerships between School Librarians and School Library Educators
Lucy Santos Green

Author: Meg Featheringham, KQ Editor

Meg Featheringham is responsible for the development and production of the AASL journal, Knowledge Quest. When not working at AASL, Meg enjoys playing euchre, attending concerts and plays, spending time with family and friends, and reading (of course).



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