• Full Name

    Ms  Chutima  SACCHANAND

    Professor Emeritus

  • Employer and Address

    Sukhothai  Thammathirat  Open University (STOU)

    School  of  Liberal Arts

    Jaengwattana  Road,  Pakred, Nonthaburi  11120, THAILAND

  • Email

    chutimastou [at]

  • Tel


  • Fax

    +662 503 3564

Educational Background



B.A. Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
Dip. in Teaching Ministry of Education, Thailand
M.A. (Library Science) Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
Post – Graduate Diploma, Science Information Specialists in Southeast Asia University  of the Philippines     (Unesco/ UNDP Scholarship)
M.L.S. (Information  Science) University of the Philippines         (Unesco/UNDP Scholarship)
Doctor of Education Charles Sturt University, Australia            (STOU Scholarship)

Other continuing  education  programs

Present papers,  training, conferences, seminars workshop, study trips in the field of library and information science and distance education in  all  continents:  U.S.A., Canada  Puerto Rico,    Norway, Sweden, Finland,   Denmark, Netherlands, U.K. France, Germany, Poland, Czech,  Austria, Bulgaria,  Spain, Portugal,  Italy ,  Russia, Australia, New Zealand,  Brunei,  Singapore, Malaysia,  Myanmar, the Republic of Philippines, Indonesia, Vietnam,  Laos, Cambodia,  the People Republic of  China,  India,  Sri Lanka, Turkey, Israel, Japan,  Korea, Korea, Hong Kong,  Egypt, South Africa

Important administrative positions at STOU during the year 1987-2017

Dean, School of Liberal Arts (two terms) ; Vice-President  for  Operations,  Acting Vice-President  for  Special Affairs;  Director, Office of Documentation and Information ; Director, the National Printing Technology and Training  Center

STOU distinguished member of various boards: University Academic Council; STOU Journal  committee;  Board of   University Quality Assurance;  Board  of Graduate Studies, Committee  on Textbook  Writing Promotion; Staff  Development Committee,   University Research Committee,  etc

Teaching experiences

Graduate level (Doctoral degree program and master degree program)

Research and  Advanced Research Methodologies in Information  Science (Doctoral degree program)

Seminar in Information Science Issues (Doctoral degree program)

Research and Applied Statistics in Information Science   (Master degree Program)

Membership in academic/professional organisations

The  Thai Library Association

The  Thai Reading Association

The  Thai Reading Promotion Association

The  Social Science Researchers’ Association

The  Thai Trainers’ Association

The  Researchers’ Association

STOU Association

CSU Alumni  Association

Faculty of Arts, CU  Alumni Association

UPLIS  (University of the Philippines, Institute of Library and Information Science)  Association


Information  and digital  literacy

Distance  education/learning  in library and information  science

Library & Information   Science  education: curriculum   design,  teaching and learning, e-learning

Research  in Library and Information Science

Profession, professionals   especially  professional development

Learning resource centers: school libraries and  public libraries