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Now That You Have Created A Great Video, How Do You Know If Anyone Is Learning From It?, Claudia J. Dold Jan 2014

Now That You Have Created A Great Video, How Do You Know If Anyone Is Learning From It?, Claudia J. Dold

Claudia J. Dold

Video offers a wide range of benefits a useful teaching tool, and librarians are using it to make all kinds of information available. I have created two series of videos at my university library concerning library and research skills: one for undergraduates and the other for graduates. This past year, I undertook four studies to determine whether students use the videos and under what circumstances.


Using Learning Objects To Enhance Distance Or Blended Learning, Susan A. Ariew, Maryellen Allen Oct 2013

Using Learning Objects To Enhance Distance Or Blended Learning, Susan A. Ariew, Maryellen Allen

Susan A. Ariew

The USF Tampa Library has been creating learning objects to enhance instruction and reference since YouTube came into its own in 2006. Over that period of time, the need for more expertise in creating quality learning objects that can be embedded in course management systems or on the library web site created a shift in priorities and leadership. In 2012 the USF Library hired an Assistant Director for Instruction and a Blended Librarian to provide a new direction for the instruction program, one that would include more online learning components. Both of these experts have helped transform teaching and learning ...


Using Learning Objects To Enhance Distance Or Blended Learning, Susan A. Ariew, Maryellen Allen Oct 2013

Using Learning Objects To Enhance Distance Or Blended Learning, Susan A. Ariew, Maryellen Allen

Academic Services Faculty and Staff Publications

The USF Tampa Library has been creating learning objects to enhance instruction and reference since YouTube came into its own in 2006. Over that period of time, the need for more expertise in creating quality learning objects that can be embedded in course management systems or on the library web site created a shift in priorities and leadership. In 2012 the USF Library hired an Assistant Director for Instruction and a Blended Librarian to provide a new direction for the instruction program, one that would include more online learning components. Both of these experts have helped transform teaching and learning ...


Standing On The Shoulders Of Giants: How To Begin The Literature Review, Susan A. Ariew, Audrey Powers Aug 2012

Standing On The Shoulders Of Giants: How To Begin The Literature Review, Susan A. Ariew, Audrey Powers

Academic Services Faculty and Staff Publications

Offers tips and strategies for efficient, effective use of library resources and services to help new graduate students at USF get started on research and literature reviews in their field.


If It's Worth Teaching, It's Worth Finding Out Whether They Learned It!, Susan A. Ariew, Drew Smith Mar 2012

If It's Worth Teaching, It's Worth Finding Out Whether They Learned It!, Susan A. Ariew, Drew Smith

Academic Services Faculty and Staff Publications

NEFLIN Webinar covering a variety of issues regarding assessment of academic library instruction, including: How assessment fits into the information literacy landscape How assessment is an integral part of instructional design How teacher-librarians determine what types of assessments are right for program or department How to customize assessments to fit learning objectives


If It's Worth Teaching, It's Worth Finding Out Whether They Learned It!, Susan Ariew, Drew Smith Mar 2012

If It's Worth Teaching, It's Worth Finding Out Whether They Learned It!, Susan Ariew, Drew Smith

Susan A. Ariew

NEFLIN Webinar covering a variety of issues regarding assessment of academic library instruction, including: How assessment fits into the information literacy landscape How assessment is an integral part of instructional design How teacher-librarians determine what types of assessments are right for program or department How to customize assessments to fit learning objectives


Incorporating Instructional Design Into Library Instruction Classes, Susan A. Ariew Jul 2011

Incorporating Instructional Design Into Library Instruction Classes, Susan A. Ariew

Academic Services Faculty and Staff Publications

This webinar offers an overview of the components of the instructional design process. It will also identify how instructional design components can relate to library instruction, and provide concrete examples of how librarians can write instructional objectives as part of the planning process for instructional sessions.


Incorporating Instructional Design Into Library Instruction Classes, Susan Ariew Jul 2011

Incorporating Instructional Design Into Library Instruction Classes, Susan Ariew

Susan A. Ariew

This webinar offers an overview of the components of the instructional design process. It will also identify how instructional design components can relate to library instruction, and provide concrete examples of how librarians can write instructional objectives as part of the planning process for instructional sessions.


The Collaborative Imperative Session Three--Online Tlt Group Presentation, Susan A. Ariew Apr 2011

The Collaborative Imperative Session Three--Online Tlt Group Presentation, Susan A. Ariew

Academic Services Faculty and Staff Publications

The topics for this session included defining the organizational culture of collaboration in libraries and higher education institutions, as well as examining librarian-faculty collaboration culture in libraries.


The Collaborative Imperative Session Three--Online Tlt Group Presentation, Susan Ariew Apr 2011

The Collaborative Imperative Session Three--Online Tlt Group Presentation, Susan Ariew

Susan A. Ariew

The topics for this session included defining the organizational culture of collaboration in libraries and higher education institutions, as well as examining librarian-faculty collaboration culture in libraries.


The Collaborative Imperative Session Two--Online Tlt Group Presentation, Susan A. Ariew Apr 2011

The Collaborative Imperative Session Two--Online Tlt Group Presentation, Susan A. Ariew

Academic Services Faculty and Staff Publications

This series, designed primarily for librarians who work with faculty in higher education or school settings, will explore constructive strategies for forming librarian/instructor partnerships. These strategies will include collaborative planning activities for library instruction sessions, ways to collaborate using course management systems, and the design of post instruction follow up activities.


The Collaborative Imperative Session Two--Online Tlt Group Presentation, Susan Ariew Apr 2011

The Collaborative Imperative Session Two--Online Tlt Group Presentation, Susan Ariew

Susan A. Ariew

This series, designed primarily for librarians who work with faculty in higher education or school settings, will explore constructive strategies for forming librarian/instructor partnerships. These strategies will include collaborative planning activities for library instruction sessions, ways to collaborate using course management systems, and the design of post instruction follow up activities.


The Collaborative Imperative Session One--Online Tlt Group Presentation, Susan A. Ariew Apr 2011

The Collaborative Imperative Session One--Online Tlt Group Presentation, Susan A. Ariew

Academic Services Faculty and Staff Publications

This series, designed primarily for librarians who work with faculty in higher education or school settings, will explore constructive strategies for forming librarian/instructor partnerships. These strategies will include collaborative planning activities for library instruction sessions, ways to collaborate using course management systems, and the design of post instruction follow up activities.


The Collaborative Imperative Session One--Online Tlt Group Presentation, Susan Ariew Apr 2011

The Collaborative Imperative Session One--Online Tlt Group Presentation, Susan Ariew

Susan A. Ariew

This series, designed primarily for librarians who work with faculty in higher education or school settings, will explore constructive strategies for forming librarian/instructor partnerships. These strategies will include collaborative planning activities for library instruction sessions, ways to collaborate using course management systems, and the design of post instruction follow up activities.


Using Learning Objects To Enhance Distance Reference Services, Susan A. Ariew Jan 2011

Using Learning Objects To Enhance Distance Reference Services, Susan A. Ariew

Academic Services Faculty and Staff Publications

No abstract provided.


Using Learning Objects To Enhance Distance Reference Services, Susan Ariew Jan 2011

Using Learning Objects To Enhance Distance Reference Services, Susan Ariew

Susan A. Ariew

No abstract provided.


Blogs & Glogs: Revitalizing Class Projects, Krista Bittenbender Royal Sep 2010

Blogs & Glogs: Revitalizing Class Projects, Krista Bittenbender Royal

INTO Faculty and Staff Publications

This workshop looks at two technologies that can be used to energize traditional poster and writing assignments to bring them beyond text: Glogster and Blogger. Both are free, easy to use websites with which students can create web pages with images, text, and audio to share with their classmates and the world. In the workshop, intended for instructors and curriculum coordinators, we will look at each of these platforms, discuss examples of project assignment guides using each of the sites, and talk about other ways they could be integrated into courses. I will also share some student feedback and some ...


Using Ning For Conversation Partner Networks, Krista Bittenbender Royal Jul 2010

Using Ning For Conversation Partner Networks, Krista Bittenbender Royal

INTO Faculty and Staff Publications

Providing opportunities for conversation practice is one way that an IEP can help students improve their English as well as enhance their engagement in the language learning process. However, matching individual language learners to fluent English speakers can be difficult and time consuming. This workshop will introduce participants involved in setting up such interactions to Ning, a free online social networking platform which can facilitate the creation of individualized networks. Participants will gain insights into how one IEP used Ning to connect ELLs to university students interested in having conversation partners.


Outreach Blogs: Innovative Strategies For Connecting Libraries To Their Communities, Susan A. Ariew, Gina Clifford May 2009

Outreach Blogs: Innovative Strategies For Connecting Libraries To Their Communities, Susan A. Ariew, Gina Clifford

Academic Services Faculty and Staff Publications

An outreach blog can be an effective communication tool that extends and enhances email, listservs, and other traditional forms of correspondence in colleges and universities. At this presentation find out how USF Librarians have used blogging technologies to connect with specific faculty constituencies and to the community at large. Unlike traditional communication tools, blogs offer powerful organizational features that help users to keep abreast of library-related information and updates. Presenters will offer blogging tips and tools tied to questions of content, design, Google gadgets and library 2.0 features. In addition, presenters featured academic library outreach blogs that illustrated best ...


Outreach Blogs: Innovative Strategies For Connecting Libraries To Their Communities, Susan A. Ariew, Gina Clifford May 2009

Outreach Blogs: Innovative Strategies For Connecting Libraries To Their Communities, Susan A. Ariew, Gina Clifford

Susan A. Ariew

An outreach blog can be an effective communication tool that extends and enhances email, listservs, and other traditional forms of correspondence in colleges and universities. At this presentation find out how USF Librarians have used blogging technologies to connect with specific faculty constituencies and to the community at large. Unlike traditional communication tools, blogs offer powerful organizational features that help users to keep abreast of library-related information and updates. Presenters will offer blogging tips and tools tied to questions of content, design, Google gadgets and library 2.0 features. In addition, presenters featured academic library outreach blogs that illustrated best ...