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Distributed Learning by Maha Kumaran, Tasha Maddison

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Chapter 7

Engaging Learners Online

Using Instructional Design Practices to Create Interactive Tutorials

Abstract

At a time when many libraries have fewer resources, librarians are increasingly being asked to provide asynchronous instruction in virtual environments as a solution to reaching more students through the use of library tutorials. Oftentimes these tutorials are the only library instruction students receive. This chapter will look at the tutorial decision-making process from design to evaluation through the lens of instructional design and illustrate how evidence-based design practices when used in creating an online tutorial can make learning both effective and engaging for students. In addition, practical tips relating to technology ...

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