Assessment of Library and Information Science Syllabus of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Open University, Hyderabad

Abstract

Author(s): Minhaj Fatima

The present study deals with the assessment of library and information science (LIS) syllabus based on the theory of Benjamin Bloom. The six levels of Taxonomy of learning given by Bloom are: 1. Knowledge, 2. Comprehension, 3. Application, 4. Analysis, 5. Synthesis, 6. Evaluation. Based on these levels, the courses in BLS and MLS are assessed. The study discusses the importance of LIS as a professional carrier. The paper also discusses the LIS department of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Open University, the designing of the syllabus of LIS and its relevance in today’s job market.

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