Modernization of Library and Information Science Education through the Enhancement of Intercultural Communication

  • Sirje Virkus Tallinn University, Institute of Information Studies, Estonia
  • Anne Uukkivi Tallinn University, Institute of Information Studies, Estonia

Abstract

This paper discusses the methodology used and some preliminary findings of the project that explored intercultural communication in library and information science education, more specifically in online learning environment. This research focuses on answering the following central question: What is the nature of successful intercultural communication and what are the factors and conditions which influence this? Findings of this research project can be used to develop a framework which identifies a series of factors and conditions that needs to be considered in the process of facilitating intercultural communication in library and information science education. 

Published
2017-05-18
How to Cite
VIRKUS, Sirje; UUKKIVI, Anne. Modernization of Library and Information Science Education through the Enhancement of Intercultural Communication. Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries, [S.l.], v. 2, n. 4, p. 359-364, may 2017. ISSN 2241-1925. Available at: <http://qqml-journal.net/index.php/qqml/article/view/111>. Date accessed: 13 nov. 2019.