Teaching Information Literacy Online (New ed.)

Teaching Information Literacy Online (New ed.)

By: Thomas P. Mackey (editor), Trudi E. Jacobson (editor)Paperback

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As online learning becomes increasingly popular and widespread, librarians and faculty need new models for developing information literacy instruction in online environments. In this new book, respected authors Thomas P. Mackey and Trudi E. Jacobson explore innovative faculty-librarian partnerships for teaching information literacy online. All of the contributions to this edited volume are co-written by faculty-librarian teams, providing a global perspective from the UK's Open University and the University of Manchester, and from a number of US institutions including the University of Central Florida and Indiana State University. Each chapter fuses pedagogical, disciplinary and technological issues, and covers practical approaches to hybrid, blended, open and fully online courses and programs. A number of disciplines are represented at undergraduate and graduate levels, including Business and Accounting, Computer and Library Science, History, English, Women's Studies, Education and Social Work, as well as Curriculum Instruction and Media Studies. To help readers replicate the models in this book, each chapter has an emphasis on program planning, best practices, potential challenges and effective assessment strategies for improving student learning. Author teams describe technology innovations using reusable learning objects, Web 2.0 tools, learning management systems, open wiki environments, online portals and the virtual world of Second Life. Through a combination of research and valuable real-life success stories, this cutting-edge new resource will help faculty and librarians foster effective collaborations and provide students with positive online learning experiences.

About Author

Thomas P. Mackey, PhD, is dean at the Center for Distance Learning at SUNY Empire State College in Saratoga Springs, New York. His teaching and research interests include metaliteracy, information literacy, blended, open, and online learning, and social media. He has co-developed a Metaliteracy MOOC with Trudi E. Jacobson and others, is a member of the editorial team for Open Praxis, the international scholarly journal about research and innovation in open, distance, and flexible education, and is a member of the SUNY Faculty Advisory Council on Teaching and Technology and the SUNY Learning Network Advisory Council. He is the co-editor, with Trudi E. Jacobson, of five books about faculty-librarian collaboration and the author of numerous research articles. Trudi E. Jacobson, MLS, MA, is distinguished librarian and head of the Information Literacy Department at the University at Albany, SUNY, where she teaches undergraduate information literacy courses. Her interests include the use of critical thinking and active learning activities in the classroom, and she was the principal investigator for a recent SUNY Innovative Instruction Technology Grant that created the Metaliteracy Learning Collaborative. She is the co-author, with Lijuan Xu, of Motivating Students in Information Literacy Classes; co-editor, with Thomas P. Mackey, of five volumes that explore information literacy-related collaborations between faculty and librarians; and author of many published articles. She won the 2009 Association of College and Research Libraries Instruction Section's Miriam Dudley Instruction Librarian Award.


Foreword Terry Anderson PART I: BLENDED AND HYBRID LEARNING 1. Shakespeare is not a one-shot deal: an open wiki model for the humanities - John Venecek and Katheryn Giglio 2. Reusable learning objects: developing online information literacy instruction through collaborative design - Matthew C Sylvain, Kari Mofford, Elizabeth Lehr, and Jeannette E Riley 3. Framing multiliteracies: a blended and holistic approach to digital technology education - Andrew Whitworth, Ian Fishwick, and Steve McIndoe 4. Finding your fate: the evolution of a librarian-faculty collaboration to bring history online - Kristina DuRocher and Lisa Nichols PART II: OPEN AND ONLINE LEARNING 5. Supported open learning: developing an integrated information literacy strategy online - Clarissa Gosling and Ingrid Nix 6. Information-literate avatars: resource-based learning in Second Life - Jenna Kammer and Tracey Thompson 7. Information literacy by design: recalibrating graduate professional asynchronous online programs - David Lavoie, Andrew Rosman, and Shikha Sharma 8. Working outside the org chart: a faculty-librarian partnership to design an online graduate course - Susan M Frey and Rebecca L Fiedler.

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  • ISBN13: 9781856047678
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 226
  • ID: 9781856047678
  • ISBN10: 1856047679
  • edition: New ed.

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