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Dr. Gordon conducts research and provides consulting and professional development services in the areas of school and academic libraries, information science, and English/Language Arts education. Her interests include instructional and management practices in libraries, information-based inquiry and the information searching behavior of adolescents, traditional and emerging literacies, personalized and self-directed learning, and action research.
She is recently retired from her position as Associate Professor in the School of Communication and Information at Rutgers University and Co-Director of the Center for International Studies in School Libraries. Dr. Gordon is formerly an Associate Professor in the School of Education and Head of the Pickering Educational Resources Library at Boston University.
Carol began her career in education as an English teacher in New York City Public Schools and has worked as a school librarian in public and private schools in the USA and Europe. Dr. Gordon has delivered key note addresses, workshops, and courses in the U.S., Central and South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australia. She is author of Information Literacy in Action and co-author of Privacy in the 21st Century as well as over 50 journal articles based on her research.
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