Skills of Library and Information Science Professionals in MOOCs Environment

Skills of Library and Information Science Professionals in MOOCs Environment

Anna Kaushik (University of Kota, India)
Copyright: © 2018 |Pages: 15
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-5146-1.ch013

Abstract

This chapter argues whether the contemporary competencies and skills of library and information science professionals are sufficient in Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) environment by conducting a SWOT analysis of the skills of library and information science professionals from a MOOCs perspective. It further discusses the category-wise and course step-wise skills of library and information science professionals needed in MOOCs settings and concludes with a discussion of how library and information science learners use and develop their skills that fit in MOOC environment in order to support MOOCs movement.
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Objectives Of The Study

The objectivities of this study are:

  • To examine whether contemporary skills of library and information science professionals are enough or not in MOOCs domain by doing strength, weakness, opportunities and threats analysis in light of MOOC setting.

  • To know what types of skills required be required to support MOOCs activities real situation.

  • To pointed out how library and information science professionals can be uplifted their skills to support MOOCs environment.

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