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Advancing Library Education

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As learning moves into a more innovative and technological environment, it becomes increasingly important that library education continues to adapt and understand the resources that are available. Advancing Library Education: Technological Innovation and Instructional Design aims to provide relevant theoretical frameworks, empirical research, and new understandings for those interested in Library and Information Science and the impact new techniques and technologies are having in this area. Librarians, academics, and researchers will benefit from this careful look into current advancements in their field.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Book Series
  5. Dedication
  6. Preface
  7. Acknowledgment
  8. Chapter 1: Digital Citizenship and Distance Education
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. SCHOOL LIBRARIAN’S ROLE
    5. RECOMMENDATIONS FOR K12 IMPLEMENTATION
    6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    7. CONCLUSIONS
  9. Chapter 2: Online Teaching
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. METHODOLOGY
    5. RESEARCH DESIGN
    6. DISCUSSION AND FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    7. CONCLUSION
  10. Chapter 3: Faculty Experience of Online Teaching
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. MYTHS AND REALITY OF ONLINE TEACHING
    5. BECOMING A VIRTUAL PROFESSOR
    6. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    8. CONCLUSION
  11. Chapter 4: Perceptions and Experiences of E-Learning among On-Campus Students
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. ON-CAMPUS LEARNERS...ONLINE
    5. FINDINGS: LIVING AND LEARNING ONLINE
    6. IN-CLASS EXPERIENCES
    7. INSTRUCTIONAL CHOICES
    8. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    9. CONCLUSION
  12. Chapter 5: Traditional to Hybrid
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. WHY SOCIAL MEDIA
    4. STRATEGIES FOR HYBRID/ONLINE TEACHING WITH SOCIAL MEDIA TOOLS
    5. CHALLENGES OF SOCIAL MEDIA IN HYBRID/ONLINE LEARNING
    6. CONCLUSION
  13. Chapter 6: What’s In It for Me?
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. AT THE INTERSECTION OF PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND VIRTUAL WORLDS
    5. ISSUES, SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    6. Appendix: Selected Conferences in
  14. Chapter 7: “I Love Being Able to Have my Colleagues Around the World at my Fingertips”
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. FINDING OUT ABOUT TEACHER-LIBRARIANS AND THEIR PERSONAL LEARNING NETWORKS
    5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    6. CONCLUSION
  15. Chapter 8: Synchronous and Asynchronous Interactions
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. SYNCHRONOUS AND ASYNCHRONOUS COMMUNICATION: WHAT, WHEN, AND HOW
    4. LEARNING THEORY AND ONLINE COMMUNICATION AND INTERACTION
    5. CONCLUSION
  16. Chapter 9: It Takes a Village
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. PEDAGOGICAL GOALS
    4. GUEST LECTURING VIA SCREENCAST
    5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    6. CONCLUSION
  17. Chapter 10: Bringing the Librarian to Online Courses
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. COMMUNITY OF INQUIRY FRAMEWORK
    4. LIBRARY INSTRUCTION IN THE ONLINE ENVIRONMENT
    5. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    7. CONCLUSION
  18. Chapter 11: Assessment of Student Learning Outcomes in Distance Education
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. OUTCOMES ASSESSMENT
    4. FACE-TO-FACE VERSUS WEB-BASED COURSES
    5. DISTANCE EDUCATION AND ACCREDITATION
    6. STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES
    7. OUTCOMES-BASED ASSESSMENT PLAN
    8. CONCLUSION
  19. Chapter 12: Pedagogical Evolution in the Teaching of Reference Services Enabled by the Use of 3D Immersive Virtual World Technology
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. COURSE REDESIGN
    5. DATA ANALYSIS AND RESULTS
    6. RESULTS
    7. DISCUSSION
    8. MODIFICATIONS FOR FUTURE STUDIES
  20. Chapter 13: Evolving Technology, Evolving Roles for Distance Education Librarians
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. EVOLVING ROLES IN DISTANCE EDUCATION LIBRARIANSHIP
    4. CHALLENGES
    5. OPPORTUNITIES FOR COLLABORATION AND LEADERSHIP
    6. CONCLUSION
  21. Chapter 14: Technology Competencies
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. CASE STUDY
    4. CONCLUSION
  22. Chapter 15: The Master’s in Library and Information Studies Program via Distance at the University of Wisconsin-Madison
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. RESTRUCTURING
    4. COURSE DELIVERY
    5. SPECIALIZATIONS
    6. LOOKING TO THE FUTURE
  23. Chapter 16: The Effect of Online Distance Education on LIS Programs
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. DISTANCE EDUCATION IN LIBRARY SCHOOLS
    4. OVERVIEW OF EXTENSION EDUCATION AT NORTH CAROLINA CENTRAL UNIVERSITY
    5. ASSESSING THE QUALITY OF DE PROGRAMS AND DE COURSES
    6. TEAMWORK LEADS TO A SUCCESSFUL PROGRAM
    7. CONCLUSION
  24. Chapter 17: Blended Learning in a Digital Library Learning Programme
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. INTERNATIONAL MASTER’S IN DIGITAL LIBRARY LEARNING
    4. BLENDED LEARNING APPROACH
    5. CONCLUSION
  25. Chapter 18: Equity of Experience
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. OVERVIEW OF POST-SECONDARY EDUCATION IN AUSTRALIA
    3. LIS EDUCATION IN AUSTRALIA
    4. DEVELOPMENT CONSIDERATIONS
    5. COMMUNICATION AND GROUP CONSENSUS IN ONLINE LEARNING
    6. WHAT DO THE STUDENTS THINK?
    7. CONCLUSION
  26. Chapter 19: Awareness and Use of E-Resources among Library and Information Science Distance Learners at Alagappa University
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. REVIEW OF LITERATURE
    4. OBJECTIVES AND METHODOLOGY
    5. RESULTS AND DISCUSSION
    6. RECOMMENDATIONS
    7. CONCLUSION
  27. Chapter 20: Use of Internet among Students and Researchers at Alagappa University
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. LITERATURE REVIEW
    4. OBJECTIVES
    5. METHODOLOGY
    6. DATA ANALYSIS
    7. RECOMMENDATIONS
    8. CONCLUSION
  28. Compilation of References
  29. About the Contributors