Call for participation
Theme: "TOWARDS AN OPTIMUM CURRICULUM FOR
DEVELOPING COUNTRIES: PROSPECTS AND CHALLENGES"
Opening Keynote speaker: Professor Johannes Britz
Closing Keynote speaker: Professor Jose-Marie Griffiths
Opening and Reception: August 10, 2011 - 6 pm
Objectives of the Satellite meeting:
• To bring together LIS education experts from the developing countries and other parts of the world to share experience and expertise in developing LIS Curriculum for LIS Education in Africa, Asia, and Latin America and the Caribbean.
• To encourage collaboration and exchange of ideas amongst LIS educators in developing counties.
• To suggest and propose a guideline for curriculum development in teaching, research and service.
We invite you to join colleagues from Africa, Asia and Latin America and the Caribbean to share, inspire, and motivate each other.
Papers will be presented in the following areas:
Definition - Concepts – Philosophy - Pedagogical Approaches
Teaching and Learning Activities
Assessment and Evaluation.
Satellite Meeting Site:Graduate School of Information Sciences and Technologies
University of Puerto Rico
3rd Floor, Jose M. Lazaro Library
San juan Puerto Rico 00931