Using virtual classroom software for library instruction [pre-print]
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Stakeholders in our virtual classroom project agree that the experiment with content development and delivery using a synchronous tool provided a valuable learning opportunity, with many of the learning points unanticipated. In the Library, our experiences have been applied in subsequent content development for online delivery in an asynchronous mode, and have influenced our thinking about how we might use a synchronous application in future.
DescriptionFrom review of: Susan J. Clayton, ed., Going the Distance: Library Instruction for Remote Learners Going the Distance: Library Instruction for Remote Learners by Susan J. Clayton. Review by: Shilo Smith in The Library Quarterly: Information, Community, Policy, Vol. 78, No. 3 (July 2008), pp. 328-331. -- 'Naomi Eichenlaub and Dana McFarland, authors of “Using Virtual Classroom Software for Library Instruction,” included a “Lessons Learned” section in their chapter to highlight issues and tips for dealing with the problems encountered as they created a virtual classroom. This chapter is a must‐read for anyone considering the addition of a synchron[ous] component to their OLIC.' -- Article Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/588405
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