Start Date

18-4-2008 10:30 AM

End Date

18-4-2008 11:15 AM

Description

This presentation will demonstrate the possibilities that learning management systems, such as WebCT, Campus and Vista editions offer for progressively teaching and building strong information literacy skills for online students. The presentation will concentrate on the opportunities that WebCT offers for library online courses and for librarian/faculty created library learning modules, usage of chat rooms, and the discussion tool for enforcing information literacy programs or subject-specific information literacy and research skills. Information literacy programs for First Year Experience and Nursing students will be described. Subject-specific library learning modules for nursing, psychology, and ethics courses will also be presented. The presentation will illustrate the use of WebCT for building online learning communities and for encouraging discovery, innovation, and collective responsibility in the process of creating knowledge.

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Apr 18th, 10:30 AM Apr 18th, 11:15 AM

Using WebCT for Teaching and Building Information Literacy Skills

This presentation will demonstrate the possibilities that learning management systems, such as WebCT, Campus and Vista editions offer for progressively teaching and building strong information literacy skills for online students. The presentation will concentrate on the opportunities that WebCT offers for library online courses and for librarian/faculty created library learning modules, usage of chat rooms, and the discussion tool for enforcing information literacy programs or subject-specific information literacy and research skills. Information literacy programs for First Year Experience and Nursing students will be described. Subject-specific library learning modules for nursing, psychology, and ethics courses will also be presented. The presentation will illustrate the use of WebCT for building online learning communities and for encouraging discovery, innovation, and collective responsibility in the process of creating knowledge.