How to Teach: A Practical Guide for Librarians (The Practical Guides for Librarians Series 1)

How to Teach: A Practical Guide for Librarians (The Practical Guides for Librarians Series 1)

By: Beverley E. Crane (author)Paperback

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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.

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Beverley E. Crane creates training materials for Dialog, including distance education online courses and self-paced modules and videos on searching techniques, and is editor of the Dialog customer e-newsletters. She is the author of four previous books, most recently Using Web 2.0 Tools and Social Networking in the K-12 Classroom (Neal-Schuman, 2012).

Contents

Preface Acknowledgments Chapter 1. Teaching to Learn Objectives Introduction What is Learning? General Learning Theories How Children Learn How Adults Learn Library Learning Theory Information Search Process (ISP) Merrill's Principles Key Points about Learning Learning Style Theories Key Points Exercises: Now You Try It... References Further Reading Chapter 2. Planning Instruction Objectives Today's Libraries Today's Librarians What is Instructional Design? Instructional Design Models ARCS Model The ADDIE Model Bloom's Taxonomy Gagne's Nine Events of Instruction Step 1: Analysis Step 2: Design Step 3: Development Step 4: Implementation Step 5: Evaluation Lesson Plan: Applying Gagne's Events of Instruction Step 1: Prepare for Learning and Motivating the Students Step 2: Be Clear about What is to be Learned Step 3: Integrate New Material into Existing Knowledge Step 4: Present a Stimulus Step 5: Provide Guidance Step 6: Elicit Responses Step 7: Provide Feedback Step 8: Assess Performance Step 9: Enhance Retention and Transfer Key Points Exercises: Now You Try It... References Further Reading Chapter 3. Implementing Instruction Objectives Instruction Librarians -- Trainer, Instructor, Coach, or Facilitator? Characteristics of Successful Instruction Best Practices for Instruction Librarians Delivering Instruction Instruction for Libraries Creating Instruction Planning the Lesson Designing the Instruction Step-by-Step Plan Step 1: Plan the Lesson Step 2: Write Objectives Step 3: Get Learners Connected Step 4: Chunk, Show, and Tell the Content Step 5: Involve Learners Step 6: Create Handouts Step 7: Evaluate the Learning with an Action Plan Key Points: Taking an Action Approach Exercises: Now You Try It... References Further Reading Chapter 4. Types of Instruction Objectives How to Design, Create, and Deliver Training Identifying Instructional Types First Principles of Instruction Types of Instruction Direct Instruction Learner-centered Instruction Independent Learning Modes to Deliver Instruction Face-to-Face Training Classroom Instruction Workshops One-on-One Interactive Instruction Small Group Work Online Instruction Self-paced Instruction Tap Other Sources of Training Key Points Exercises: Now You Try It... References Further Reading Chapter 5. Face-to-Face Presentations Objectives Getting Ready for Face-to-Face Training: What Should You Consider? Your Presence Counts Make Visuals Work for You Handouts Instructional Strategies Selecting a Topic for the Academic Workshop What is Information Literacy? Evaluation Criteria Lesson Plan Model on Evaluating Web Sources Step 1: Conduct a Needs Assessment Step 2: Write the Lesson Goal and Objectives Lesson Goal Lesson Objectives Step 3: Create the Instruction Introduce the Workshop Begin the Warm-Up Exercise Conduct Part 1: Evaluation Criteria Conduct Part 2: Website Evaluation Conduct Part 3: Social Media Evaluation Provide Follow-up: The Next Step... Step 4: Evaluate Performance Step 5: Summary and Wrap-up Lesson Plan Model - Small Group Instruction in the Public Library Session 1. Learning about Blogs Step 1: Lesson Prep Work Step 2: Write Lesson Goal and Objectives Step 3: Introduce the Lesson Step 4: Create the Instruction Session 2. Working with Blogs Step 5: Follow-up Step 6: Evaluate the Results Key Points Exercises: Now You Try It... References Further Reading Chapter 6. Online Instruction Objectives What is e-Learning? Forms of e-Learning Why Use e-Learning? Advantages and Disadvantages of Webinars for a Library and its Patrons Benefits of Online Learning Challenges of Online Learning Who Should Take Online Classes Instructor as Facilitator Synchronous vs. Asynchronous Instruction Synchronous Instruction Examples of Synchronous Online Learning Example 1: Academic Library Blended Learning Example 2: In-service Online Workshops Example 3: Virtual Academic Information Literacy Course Creating Synchronous E-Learning Lessons Tips for Designing Synchronous Instruction Asynchronous Instruction Examples of Asynchronous, Self-directed Learning Example 1: Shoreline Community College Library Technology Center Example 2: Academic Self-directed Tutorial Example 3: Public Library Online Course Creating Asynchronous, Self-Paced Instruction Step 1: Consider the Design Step 2: Assess Needs to Develop the Content Step 3: Decide on the Content of the Self-paced Course or Material Step 4: Outline the Content Step 5: Select Learner Activities Step 6: Storyboard How the Course Will Look Step 7: Use Software to Create the Material Step 8: Evaluate the Course Key Points Exercises: Now You Try It... References Further Reading Chapter 7. Synchronous Instruction Objectives Characteristics of Successful Webinars Creating Synchronous, E-Learning Lessons Planning Your Online Instruction Step 1: Determine the Type of Instruction to Use Step 2: Assemble Your Team Step 3: Determine the Format Step 4: Plan Your Visuals Selecting Learning Management Systems (LMS) Blackboard WebEx Moodle Adobe(R) Acrobat(TM) Connect Pro Tegrity Tips for the Instructor Preparing to Teach Virtual Sessions Introductory Online Lesson Step 1: Select an Activity Step 2: Write Goal and Objectives Goal Objectives Step 3: Pre-planning Your Course Step 4: Begin the Learning Activities Activity 1: Identify and use the Blackboard LMS Features Activity 2: Identify Copyright Violations and Legal Uses Step 5: Evaluate What Was Learned e-Learning Strategies Virtual Lesson Plan for Special Libraries Step 1: Write General Goals and Specific Objectives Goals Objectives Step 2: Gather Materials Step 3: Create Sample Activities Activities to Introduce the Lessons Activities to Use During Lesson 1 Activities to Use During Lesson 2 Activities to Use During Lesson 3 Step 4: Evaluate What Was Learned Key Points Exercises: Now You Try It... References Further Reading Chapter 8. Asynchronous Instruction Objectives Types of Self-paced Materials Considerations When Using Video Advantages Disadvantages Video as a Teaching Tool Pre-planning the Video Using Video Software Beginning Production Publishing the Video Online Search Aids LibGuides LibGuide Models for Special, Academic, and Public Libraries Pinterest Other Materials Video Lesson Preproduction: Getting Started with Video Step 1: Identify Goals and Objectives for the Video Step 2: Review Materials Step 3: Create a Storyboard and Script Step 4: Create the Video Using Captivate Step 5: Test and Revise the Video Step 6: Putting It All Together Step 7: Evaluate What Was Learned LibGuide Lesson: Integrating Modes of Instruction Workshop 1 Step 1: Preplanning the Workshop Step 2: Introduce the First Workshop Step 3: Begin the Warm-Up Exercise Step 4: Conduct Part 1 of the Workshop Step 5: Follow-up - The Next Step Webinar 1 Step 1: Work through Activity 1 Step 2: Begin Activity 2 in Groups Step 3: Return to Main Room for Activity 3 Step 4: Present Demonstration Step 5: Wrap up the Webinar Webinar 2 Step 1: Start Creating the LibGuide Step 2: Review LibGuide as a Whole Class Step 3: Wrap up the Webinar Workshop 2 Step 1: Review Final Project Step 2: Evaluate What Was Learned Key Points Exercises: Now You Try It... References Further Reading Chapter 9. What's Ahead for the Instruction Librarian? What to Expect Promote Library Services and Programs References Further Reading Index About the Author Preface Acknowledgments Chapter 1. Teaching to Learn Objectives Introduction What is Learning? General Learning Theories How Children Learn How Adults Learn Library Learning Theory Information Search Process (ISP) Merrill's Principles Key Points about Learning Learning Style Theories Key Points Exercises: Now You Try It... References Further Reading Chapter 2. Planning Instruction Objectives Today's Libraries Today's Librarians What is Instructional Design? Instructional Design Models ARCS Model The ADDIE Model Bloom's Taxonomy Gagne's Nine Events of Instruction Step 1: Analysis Step 2: Design Step 3: Development Step 4: Implementation Step 5: Evaluation Lesson Plan: Applying Gagne's Events of Instruction Step 1: Prepare for Learning and Motivating the Students Step 2: Be Clear about What is to be Learned Step 3: Integrate New Material into Existing Knowledge Step 4: Present a Stimulus Step 5: Provide Guidance Step 6: Elicit Responses Step 7: Provide Feedback Step 8: Assess Performance Step 9: Enhance Retention and Transfer Key Points Exercises: Now You Try It... References Further Reading Chapter 3. Implementing Instruction Objectives Instruction Librarians -- Trainer, Instructor, Coach, or Facilitator? Characteristics of Successful Instruction Best Practices for Instruction Librarians Delivering Instruction Instruction for Libraries Creating Instruction Planning the Lesson Designing the Instruction Step-by-Step Plan Step 1: Plan the Lesson Step 2: Write Objectives Step 3: Get Learners Connected Step 4: Chunk, Show, and Tell the Content Step 5: Involve Learners Step 6: Create Handouts Step 7: Evaluate the Learning with an Action Plan Key Points: Taking an Action Approach Exercises: Now You Try It... References Further Reading Chapter 4. Types of Instruction Objectives How to Design, Create, and Deliver Training Identifying Instructional Types First Principles of Instruction Types of Instruction Direct Instruction Learner-centered Instruction Independent Learning Modes to Deliver Instruction Face-to-Face Training Classroom Instruction Workshops One-on-One Interactive Instruction Small Group Work Online Instruction Self-paced Instruction Tap Other Sources of Training Key Points Exercises: Now You Try It... References Further Reading Chapter 5. Face-to-Face Presentations Objectives Getting Ready for Face-to-Face Training: What Should You Consider? Your Presence Counts Make Visuals Work for You Handouts Instructional Strategies Selecting a Topic for the Academic Workshop What is Information Literacy? Evaluation Criteria Lesson Plan Model on Evaluating Web Sources Step 1: Conduct a Needs Assessment Step 2: Write the Lesson Goal and Objectives Lesson Goal Lesson Objectives Step 3: Create the Instruction Introduce the Workshop Begin the Warm-Up Exercise Conduct Part 1: Evaluation Criteria Conduct Part 2: Website Evaluation Conduct Part 3: Social Media Evaluation Provide Follow-up: The Next Step... Step 4: Evaluate Performance Step 5: Summary and Wrap-up Lesson Plan Model - Small Group Instruction in the Public Library Session 1. Learning about Blogs Step 1: Lesson Prep Work Step 2: Write Lesson Goal and Objectives Step 3: Introduce the Lesson Step 4: Create the Instruction Session 2. Working with Blogs Step 5: Follow-up Step 6: Evaluate the Results Key Points Exercises: Now You Try It... References Further Reading Chapter 6. Online Instruction Objectives What is e-Learning? Forms of e-Learning Why Use e-Learning? Advantages and Disadvantages of Webinars for a Library and its Patrons Benefits of Online Learning Challenges of Online Learning Who Should Take Online Classes Instructor as Facilitator Synchronous vs. Asynchronous Instruction Synchronous Instruction Examples of Synchronous Online Learning Example 1: Academic Library Blended Learning Example 2: In-service Online Workshops Example 3: Virtual Academic Information Literacy Course Creating Synchronous E-Learning Lessons Tips for Designing Synchronous Instruction Asynchronous Instruction Examples of Asynchronous, Self-directed Learning Example 1: Shoreline Community College Library Technology Center Example 2: Academic Self-directed Tutorial Example 3: Public Library Online Course Creating Asynchronous, Self-Paced Instruction Step 1: Consider the Design Step 2: Assess Needs to Develop the Content Step 3: Decide on the Content of the Self-paced Course or Material Step 4: Outline the Content Step 5: Select Learner Activities Step 6: Storyboard How the Course Will Look Step 7: Use Software to Create the Material Step 8: Evaluate the Course Key Points Exercises: Now You Try It... References Further Reading Chapter 7. Synchronous Instruction Objectives Characteristics of Successful Webinars Creating Synchronous, E-Learning Lessons Planning Your Online Instruction Step 1: Determine the Type of Instruction to Use Step 2: Assemble Your Team Step 3: Determine the Format Step 4: Plan Your Visuals Selecting Learning Management Systems (LMS) Blackboard WebEx Moodle Adobe(R) Acrobat(TM) Connect Pro Tegrity Tips for the Instructor Preparing to Teach Virtual Sessions Introductory Online Lesson Step 1: Select an Activity Step 2: Write Goal and Objectives Goal Objectives Step 3: Pre-planning Your Course Step 4: Begin the Learning Activities Activity 1: Identify and use the Blackboard LMS Features Activity 2: Identify Copyright Violations and Legal Uses Step 5: Evaluate What Was Learned e-Learning Strategies Virtual Lesson Plan for Special Libraries Step 1: Write General Goals and Specific Objectives Goals Objectives Step 2: Gather Materials Step 3: Create Sample Activities Activities to Introduce the Lessons Activities to Use During Lesson 1 Activities to Use During Lesson 2 Activities to Use During Lesson 3 Step 4: Evaluate What Was Learned Key Points Exercises: Now You Try It... References Further Reading Chapter 8. Asynchronous Instruction Objectives Types of Self-paced Materials Considerations When Using Video Advantages Disadvantages Video as a Teaching Tool Pre-planning the Video Using Video Software Beginning Production Publishing the Video Online Search Aids LibGuides LibGuide Models for Special, Academic, and Public Libraries Pinterest Other Materials Video Lesson Preproduction: Getting Started with Video Step 1: Identify Goals and Objectives for the Video Step 2: Review Materials Step 3: Create a Storyboard and Script Step 4: Create the Video Using Captivate Step 5: Test and Revise the Video Step 6: Putting It All Together Step 7: Evaluate What Was Learned LibGuide Lesson: Integrating Modes of Instruction Workshop 1 Step 1: Preplanning the Workshop Step 2: Introduce the First Workshop Step 3: Begin the Warm-Up Exercise Step 4: Conduct Part 1 of the Workshop Step 5: Follow-up - The Next Step Webinar 1 Step 1: Work through Activity 1 Step 2: Begin Activity 2 in Groups Step 3: Return to Main Room for Activity 3 Step 4: Present Demonstration Step 5: Wrap up the Webinar Webinar 2 Step 1: Start Creating the LibGuide Step 2: Review LibGuide as a Whole Class Step 3: Wrap up the Webinar Workshop 2 Step 1: Review Final Project Step 2: Evaluate What Was Learned Key Points Exercises: Now You Try It... References Further Reading Chapter 9. What's Ahead for the Instruction Librarian? What to Expect Promote Library Services and Programs References Further Reading Index About the Author

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  • publication date: 26/11/2013
  • ISBN13: 9780810891050
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 198
  • ID: 9780810891050
  • weight: 562
  • ISBN10: 0810891050

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