Multidisciplinary Inspirations for the LIS Classroom

Cabbab, Johann Frederick A.
March 2009
Journal of Philippine Librarianship;2009, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p2
Academic Journal
The author discusses the effectiveness of multidisciplinary approaches in teaching communication, psychology, and martial arts in Library and Information Science (LIS) classrooms. He explains the tools he used in adopting the multidisciplinary approach such as the Source, Message, Channel, and Receiver (SMCR) Model of Communication approach. The author also mentions several ways on how to handle destructive disturbances in the LIS classroom and asserts the importance of parent-child transaction to instill effective knowledge and discipline to students.


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