Teaches courses in library science. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
This career is part of the Education and Training cluster Teaching and Training pathway.
A person in this career:
- Conducts research in a particular field of knowledge and present findings in professional journals, books, electronic media, or at professional conferences.
- Keeps abreast of developments in the field by reading current literature, talking with colleagues, giving presentations at conferences, and serving on committees in professional associations.
- Evaluates and grades students' class work, assignments, and papers.
- Initiates, facilitates, and moderates classroom discussions.
- Prepares course materials, such as syllabi, homework assignments, and handouts.
- Develops and teaches online courses.
- Plans, evaluates, and revises curricula, course content, course materials, and methods of instruction.
- Supervises undergraduate or graduate teaching, internship, and research work.
- Prepares and delivers lectures to undergraduate or graduate students on topics such as collection development, archival methods, and indexing and abstracting.
- Collaborates with colleagues to address teaching and research issues.