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Public libraries and adult independent learners

Public libraries and adult independent learners

dissemination project

  • 4 Want to read
  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Council for Educational Technology] in [London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Microfiche. East Ardsley, Wakefield, West Yorkshire : Microform Limited, 1989. 1 microfiche : negative ; 11 x 15 cm.

StatementLesley MacDonald.
SeriesBL R&D report ;, 5981, British Library research & development reports ;, report no. 5981.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMicrofiche 2502, no. 5981 (Z)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination27 p.
Number of Pages27
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1826709M
LC Control Number89893686

The objective of the Groton Public Library is to provide book and material selection to fulfill our roles as: a learning center for adult independent learners, a discovery and learning center for preschool children, an educational support center for students of all ages, and a popular materials. The role of libraries in LLL is widen recognized from the s, from policy, library associations, etc. Concerning this, however, there is a big Only learning how to learn and becoming independent learners, people will be able to handle the new competencies required. public libraries within the emerging Information Society and supports the.

With the increasing investment in modern large buildings with specialised learning and other spaces and a wide range of electronic and other resources available seven days a week, Australia’s public libraries are becoming more able to be involved and innovative in the adult literacy and learning areas. We need kids to be independent learners and thinkers.” Advocacy obviously has a part to play in mapping a road to the future, too. “We need to be focusing on the value of the school library.

learners. Community based and locally supported, libraries link independent learners, materials, programs, and other community agencies, and provide a common touchstone. for all segments of the population. The Public Library Mission: Support For Lifelong Learning. Public libraries were founded and continue to serve as premier institutions for.   “For some adult learners, it will be the first novel they’ve ever picked up,” said Margaret Eaton, president of ABC Life Literacy. “It’s the .


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