Going the distance

library instruction for remote learners

Author: Susan J. Clayton

Publisher: Neal Schuman Pub

ISBN: 9781555705923

Category: Computers

Page: 239

View: 2141

As more and more students are completing their college degree without ever setting foot on the main campus, libraries must now find new and innovative ways to serve virtual and remote users. In this timely collection, Susan Clayton brings together over 20 experienced distance instruction librarians from across the country -- Western Washington University, University of Wisconsin-Madison, University of Illinois, Southeastern Louisiana University, University of North Carolina -- to share their effective strategies for designing, delivering, collaborating, and assessing distance instruction. Coverage explores scheduling and marketing classes; utilizing virtual classroom software, online tutorials, and Web tools; collaborating with faculty and information technology professionals; and more. This unique collection provides the advice and best practices to help you go the distance -- whether creating an introduction to library research or supporting faculty in advanced courses -- and take the library to where your users are.

An Introduction to Instructional Services in Academic Libraries

Author: Elizabeth Connor

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 0789037076

Category: Education

Page: 288

View: 4421

This work provides librarians with a much-needed introduction to instruction in college and university libraries. Filled with real world case studies that can be directly applied to classroom use and on-the-job training, the text brings together many experienced librarian-instructors to detail their professional experiences.

Handbook of Research on Transformative Digital Content and Learning Technologies

Author: Keengwe, Jared,Bull, Prince Hycy

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 1522520015

Category: Education

Page: 453

View: 3259

Technology is constantly evolving and can now aid society with the quest for knowledge in education systems. It is important to integrate the most recent technological advances into curriculums and classrooms, so the learning process can evolve just as technology has done. The Handbook of Research on Transformative Digital Content and Learning Technologies provides fresh insight into the most recent advancements and issues regarding educational technologies in contemporary classroom environments. Featuring detailed coverage on a variety of topics, such as mobile technology integration, ICT literacy integration, digital wellness, online group counseling, and distance learning, this publication will appeal to researchers and practitioners who are interested in discovering more about technological integration in education.

Handbook of Research on Transnational Higher Education

Author: Mukerji, Siran

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 1466644591

Category: Education

Page: 750

View: 5500

The integration of new technology and global collaboration has undoubtedly transformed learning in higher education from the traditional classroom setting into a domain of support services, academic programs, and educational products which are made available to learners. The Handbook of Research on Transnational Higher Education is a unique compilation of the most recent research done by higher education professionals in the areas of policy, governance, technology, marketing, and leadership development. This publication succeeds in highlighting the most important strategies and policies for professionals, policymakers, administrators, and researchers interested in higher education management.

How to Teach

A Practical Guide for Librarians

Author: Beverley E. Crane

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 0810891069

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 198

View: 8861

Designed for any librarian who needs to teach either one person at a time or an entire class, How to Teach: A Practical Guide for Librarians is a standalone guide to becoming proficient in teaching users how to access, evaluate and use information. This book is designed for all librarians and library staff who teach as part of their role and is useful to library school students new to teaching.

Handbook of Research on Active Learning and the Flipped Classroom Model in the Digital Age

Author: Keengwe, Jared

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 1466696818

Category: Education

Page: 420

View: 2571

The notion of a flipped classroom draws on such concepts as active learning, student engagement, hybrid course design, and course podcasting. The value of a flipped class is in the repurposing of class time into a workshop where students can inquire about lecture content, test their skills in applying knowledge, and interact with one another in hands-on activities. The Handbook of Research on Active Learning and the Flipped Classroom Model in the Digital Age highlights current research on the latest trends in education with an emphasis on the technologies being used to meet learning objectives. Focusing on teaching strategies, learner engagement, student interaction, and digital tools for learning, this handbook of research is an essential resource for current and future educators, instructional designers, IT specialists, school administrators, and researchers in the field of education.

Handbook on Teaching and Learning in Political Science and International Relations

Author: John Ishiyama,William J. Miller,Eszter Simon

Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing

ISBN: 1782548483

Category: Political Science

Page: 512

View: 3923

With a focus on providing concrete teaching strategies for scholars, the Handbook on Teaching and Learning in Political Science and International Relations blends both theory and practice in an accessible and clear manner. In an effort to help faculty

Information Literacy Instruction that Works

A Guide to Teaching by Discipline and Student Population, Second Edition

Author: Patrick Ragains

Publisher: American Library Association

ISBN: 1555708609

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 360

View: 5459

Information literacy and library instruction are at the heart of the academic library’s mission. But how do you bring that instruction to an increasingly diverse student body and an increasingly varied spectrum of majors? In this updated, expanded new second edition, featuring more than 75% new content, Ragains and 16 other library instructors share their best practices for reaching out to today’s unique users. Readers will find strategies and techniques for teaching college and university freshmen, community college students, students with disabilities, and those in distance learning programs. Alongside sample lesson plans, presentations, brochures, worksheets, handouts, and evaluation forms, Ragains and his contributors offer proven approaches to teaching students in the most popular programs of study, including English Literature Art and Art History Film Studies History Psychology Science Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources Hospitality Business Music Anthropology Engineering Coverage of additional special topics, including legal information for non-law students, government information, and patent searching, make this a complete guide to information literacy instruction.

Distributed Learning

Pedagogy and Technology in Online Information Literacy Instruction

Author: Tasha Maddison,Maha Kumaran

Publisher: Chandos Publishing

ISBN: 0081006098

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 472

View: 420

The field of distributed learning is constantly evolving. Online technology provides instructors with the flexibility to offer meaningful instruction to students who are at a distance or in some cases right on campus, but still unable to be physically present in the classroom. This dynamic environment challenges librarians to monitor, learn, adapt, collaborate, and use new technological advances in order to make the best use of techniques to engage students and improve learning outcomes and success rates. Distributed Learning provides evidence based information on a variety of issues, surrounding online teaching and learning from the perspective of librarians. Includes extensive literature search on distributed learning Provides pedagogy, developing content, and technology by librarians Shows the importance of collaboration and buy-in from all parties involved

Distance Education in Nursing, Second Edition

Author: Jeanne M. Novotny, PhD, RN, FAAN

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826146953

Category: Medical

Page: 280

View: 8101

Designated a Doody's Core Title! The second edition of the award winning Distance Education in Nursing continues to offer basic introductory information on distance teaching and learning and now brings the application of newly developed computer technology to this environment. Each chapter provides real-life distance education experiences of both teachers and students, and describes ways in which distance education has enhanced the quality of their nursing education. As a nurse educator, whether novice or expert, you will benefit from this book, written by such distinguished contributors as Diane Billings, Suzanne Hetzel Campbell, and Marilyn H. Oermann.

Information Literacy Instruction Handbook

Author: Christopher N. Cox,Elizabeth Blakesley Lindsay

Publisher: Assoc of Cllge & Rsrch Libr

ISBN: 0838909639

Category: Education

Page: 236

View: 631

Suitable for librarians new to teaching or management of information literacy instruction, this book contains practical chapters that provide the basics but with references to other key sources for those who would like to explore topics further.

Handbook of Research on Practices and Outcomes in E-Learning: Issues and Trends

Issues and Trends

Author: Yang, Harrison Hao

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 1605667897

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 604

View: 9188

"This book includes a selection of world-class chapters addressing current research, case studies, best practices, pedagogical approaches and strategies, related resources and projects related to e-learing"--Provided by publisher.

Using Inquiry in the Classroom

Developing Creative Thinkers and Information Literate Students

Author: Teresa Coffman

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1610488512

Category: Education

Page: 179

View: 8661

Using Inquiry in the Classroom: Developing Creative Thinkers and Information Literate Students provides an overview of inquiry learning and the importance of developing creative thinkers and information literate students in twenty-first-century education. The text explores how learning can be directly applied in a classroom setting using real world application through technology oriented activities. Coffman showcases WebQuests, Web inquiry, telecollaborative, and problem-based activities with examples and skill-building exercises for readers to implement in their lessons for use in their classrooms. Using this guide, readers will work through strategies for effectively integrating technology into a teaching and learning environment so students gain maximum knowledge and understanding of core concepts. Plus, the content is personalized so that the reader can create activities and lessons for their specific curriculum needs.

Information Literacy Programs in the Digital Age

Educating College and University Students Online

Author: Alice Daugherty,Michael F. Russo

Publisher: Assoc of Cllge & Rsrch Libr

ISBN: 0838984444

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 275

View: 332

From the Introduction: This book will be useful to those just now contemplating an online program for their institution. The examples included in this book provide the practical food for thought that should precede and stoke strategic planning. For further information on a particular program, the authors have generously included their e-mail addresses with their biographical information. We hope the programs described in this book provide some modicum of inspiration and guidance as you travel into the realm of online information literacy instruction.

Handbook of Research on Writing and Composing in the Age of MOOCs

Author: Monske, Elizabeth A.,Blair, Kristine L.

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 1522517197

Category: Education

Page: 457

View: 3170

The development of online learning environments has enhanced the availability of educational opportunities for students. By implementing effective curriculum strategies, this ensures proper quality and instruction in online settings. The Handbook of Research on Writing and Composing in the Age of MOOCs is a critical reference source that overviews the current state of larger scale online courses and the latest competencies for teaching writing online. Featuring comprehensive coverage across a range of perspectives on teaching in virtual classrooms, such as MOOC delivery models, digital participation, and user-centered instructional design, this book is ideal for educators, professionals, practitioners, academics, and researchers interested in the latest material on writing and composition strategies for online classrooms.

The browsable classroom

an introduction to e-learning for librarians

Author: Carolyn Noah,Linda W. Braun

Publisher: Neal Schuman Pub

ISBN: 9781555704254

Category: Computers

Page: 171

View: 7590

Examines new roles for libraries and librarians in providing services for distance learners and teachers, and discusses synchronous and asynchronous learning environments and distance learning models.

Handbook of Research on Transformative Online Education and Liberation: Models for Social Equality

Models for Social Equality

Author: Kurubacak, Gulsun

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 1609600479

Category: Social Science

Page: 594

View: 4073

"This book focuses on the societal, social, political, economic and philosophical perspectives of transformative models and how digital learning communities foster critical reflections and perspective change, building a better understanding on how online educators/designers/tutors/learners can talk about injustice and inequality to a virtual group"--Provided by publisher.

International Handbook of Information Technology in Primary and Secondary Education

Author: Joke Voogt,Gerald Knezek

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 0387733159

Category: Education

Page: 1228

View: 3277

The major focus of this Handbook is the design and potential of IT-based student learning environments. Offering the latest research in IT and the learning process, distance learning, and emerging technologies for education, these chapters address the critical issue of the potential for IT to improve K-12 education. A second important theme deals with the implementation of IT in educational practice. In these chapters, barriers and opportunities for IT implementation are studied from several perspectives. This Handbook provides an integrated and detailed overview of this complex field, making it an essential reference.

Handbook of Distance Education

Second Edition

Author: Michael Grahame Moore

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136635564

Category: Education

Page: 752

View: 8961

The third edition of this award-winning Handbook continues the mission of its predecessors: to provide a comprehensive compendium of research in all aspects of distance education, arguably the most significant development in education over the past three decades. While the book deals with education that uses technology, the focus is on teaching and learning and how its management can be facilitated through technology. Key features include: Comprehensive coverage that includes all aspects of distance education, including design, instruction, management, policy, and a section on different audiences. Chapter authors frame their topic in terms of empirical research (past and present) and discuss the nature of current practice in terms of that research. Future research needs are discussed in relation to both confirmed practice and recent changes in the field. Section one provides a unique review of the theories that support distance education pedagogy. Section six includes a unique review of distance education as a component of global culture. This book will be of interest to anyone engaged in distance education at any level. It is also appropriate for corporate and government trainers and for administrators and policy makers in all these environments. Recipient of the 2013 IAP Distance Education Book Award