Library And Learning Commons

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Library And Learning Commons

Libraries and learning commons also known as scholar's commons, information commons, digital commons, or again, learning spaces are trending now. They are similar to libraries and classrooms and are spaces purposefully made for information technology, tutoring, remote education, collaboration, or simply reading and studying. Are you familiar with this new concept of learning and gaining information on campus or schools? If yes, let's see if you can pass our small quiz about this concept.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When did the concept emerge?
    • A. 

      In 2005

    • B. 

      In the 1990's

    • C. 

      In 2012

    • D. 

      In the 1960's

  • 2. 
    What's the purpose of learning commons?
    • A. 

      They allow for academics libraries to provide wider ranging and more cohesive services

    • B. 

      They allow for public libraries to provide more cohesive services

    • C. 

      They allow middle to lower class student to have access to computers and other technologies

    • D. 

      They allow for older students to follow their long distance classes

  • 3. 
    What is one of the advantages of learning commons?
    • A. 

      The furniture it provides

    • B. 

      The people who go there

    • C. 

      The lectures made available to students

    • D. 

      The low rate fees charged to students

  • 4. 
    What are the challenges to learning commons?
    • A. 

      How to go from traditional libraries to these new types of learning concepts

    • B. 

      How to make people comfortable with that new concept

    • C. 

      How to attract more traffic in those venues

    • D. 

      How to reconfigure current spaces +access to the technologies that makes it possible

  • 5. 
    What's the role of the school library?
    • A. 

      People get to express themselves with more ease

    • B. 

      Students get to learn more effectively

    • C. 

      It has an integral and transformative role to play in implementing this new form of education

    • D. 

      It transforms people's idea about education

  • 6. 
    What's the future of learning common?
    • A. 

      It is meant to gain access to the global, interconnected and interactive communication networks of the present.

    • B. 

      It is meant to gain access to the global, interconnected and interactive communication networks of the future.

    • C. 

      It will soon introduce automated lecturers

    • D. 

      It is the future of learning

  • 7. 
    When did libraries first appear?
    • A. 

      In 100 BC

    • B. 

      In 500 AD

    • C. 

      In 2600 BC

    • D. 

      In 1000 AC

  • 8. 
    What do digital technologies bring compared to printed books?
    • A. 

      They offer additional pathways to learning and content acquisition

    • B. 

      They offer additional learning content

    • C. 

      They are more manageable

    • D. 

      They are easy to store

  • 9. 
    What's the other name for libraries as learning commons?
    • A. 

      3 key zones

    • B. 

      Free zone

    • C. 

      Free space

    • D. 

      Bubbles

  • 10. 
    Where do you mostly find learning commons?
    • A. 

      At schools

    • B. 

      At school libraries

    • C. 

      At Universities

    • D. 

      At Community libraries