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Teaching with Technology: An Academic Librarian's Guide
£42.50

TEACHING WITH TECHNOLOGY: AN ACADEMIC LIBRARIAN'S GUIDE

PAPERBACK BY WILLIAMS, JOE M.; GOODWIN, SUSAN P.

£42.50

ISBN
9781843341727
IMPRINT
CHANDOS PUBLISHING (OXFORD) LTD
 
 
EDITION
PUBLISHER
ELSEVIER SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
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FORMAT
PAPERBACK
PAGES
176 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
01 JUN 2007

DESCRIPTION

This practical book introduces readers to the current technology topics and issues facing today's academic instruction and reference librarians. The book provides up-to-date overviews of cutting edge technologies, offers an insight on current educational uses and applications of these new tools, and discusses common problems and pitfalls librarians may encounter when incorporating current technologies into their instruction services. Chapters are written by experienced practitioners, providing detailed information on best practices and common pitfalls using today's technologies. Topics include teaching with streaming video, chat-based virtual reference services, wireless networking, weblogs and course management software.

CONTENTS

Screen casting 101: Online video tutorials for library instruction; Blogs, wikis, RSS and podcasting: Web 2.0 tools for academic librarians and educators; Virtual reference and instruction; Mobile computing; Beyond the keyboard: optimising technology spaces for collaborative learning, instruction and service; Libraries in the course management systems learning environment; Academic librarians in the age of videoconferencing: Tools for teaching, collaboration and professional development; Conclusion.