Performing Hybridity: Impact of New Technologies on the Role of Teacher-Librarians (Cis Research Reports #6) (Paperback)

Performing Hybridity: Impact of New Technologies on the Role of Teacher-Librarians (Cis Research Reports #6) By Kerry Mallan, Roy Lundin, Raylee Elliott-Burns Cover Image

Performing Hybridity: Impact of New Technologies on the Role of Teacher-Librarians (Cis Research Reports #6) (Paperback)

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This publication was the outcome of a research project undertaken by a team of researchers from Queensland University of Technology and Brisbane Catholic Education Office throughout 1999-2000. The report was originally distributed to a limited number of participants and others considered stakeholders in the fields of education and teacher-librarianship. The publication of the report reflects the interest shown in the project around Australia. The research focused on the impact of new technologies on the day-to-day lives of teacher-librarians, and revealed information that has significant relevance for the training, professional development and infrastructure support for teacher-librarianship. This research is significant as it provides a sound and scholarly approach to the research topic and provides the field and others associated with schooling and teacher-librarianship with documented accounts of the contributions of teacher-librarians, the obstacles they face, and the way technology is affecting their personal and professional lives.

Performing Hybridity would be of interest to the teacher-librarianship and general education community. The results of the research are not state or site specific and are applicable to other states in Australia. It is important for administrators and policy makers in state, catholic and independent systems as an information source for staff planning and development, and resourcing. The publication also has value for tertiary institutions offering courses in teacher-librarianship and more general librarianship programs.
Kerry Mallan is Professor in the School of Cultural & Language Studies in Education, at Queensland University of Technology, Australia.

Roy Lundin is Senior Lecturer in Education at Queensland University of Technology, Australia.

Raylee Elliott Burns is a Researcher and Consultant at Designing Learning Spaces, Australia.

Geraldine Massey is a writer based in Australia.

Anne Russell works in the Diocesan Religious Education Resource Centre at the Catholic Education Office, Australia.
Product Details ISBN: 9781876938000
ISBN-10: 1876938005
Publisher: Chandos Publishing
Publication Date: June 30th, 2002
Pages: 76
Language: English
Series: Cis Research Reports