From 7 to 700 Scaling graduate LIS instruction in virtual environments Jeremy Kemp, M.S.J., M.Ed. with San Jose State Univ...
Jeremy Kemp - Who am I? … <ul><li>Full-time lecturer at SJSU SLIS </li></ul><ul><li>Started teaching online in 1999 </li><...
Jeremy Kemp - Who am I? … <ul><li>Stanford, Northwestern, Fielding G.U. </li></ul><ul><li>Wikipedia “Picture of the Day” x...
Jeremy Kemp - Who am I? … <ul><li>Dissertation in process: </li></ul><ul><li>Curriculum Action Research in  Constructivist...
SJSU SLIS - Who are we? <ul><li>Largest – 2500 grad students – Mostly online </li></ul>7 to 700 - Jeremy Kemp, SJSU
Starting in Spring, 2007… 7 to 700 - Jeremy Kemp, SJSU
“From 7”… LIBR 287 – Virtual Worlds <ul><li>Launched Summer, 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Enrolments by term: 19, 7, 9, 9 studen...
Second Life Student Controversy <ul><li>As a student with a disability… goofy cartoon world… shoving this technology… fine...
LIBR 203: Online Social Networking <ul><li>Launched Fall, ‘08 </li></ul><ul><li>1 Credit course in the first 4 weeks </li>...
LIBR 203: Catalog Description <ul><li>“ This course introduces students to a variety of new and  emerging technologies  us...
LIBR 203: Syllabus (Immersive Environments portion) <ul><li>Students will learn what virtual worlds are and how they are b...
Lib 203 Syllabus (Immersive Environments) <ul><li>Students will demonstrate competence by: </li></ul><ul><li>Completing a ...
Debbie Faires <ul><li>My new hero: Debbie Faires </li></ul><ul><li>2007: SLIS Outstanding Lecturer </li></ul><ul><li>2008:...
LIBR 203 - Activities and Deliverables <ul><li>Blackboard word doc </li></ul><ul><li>Social Networking blog, RSS </li></ul...
The Metaphorical Choice 7 to 700 - Jeremy Kemp, SJSU
Safe  Blue Pill  (quiz) <ul><li>Concept Resources </li></ul><ul><li>Video:  Second Life Overview  (8 minutes) http://tinyu...
Pop Quiz! Q1 <ul><li>Q1: What is the best way to describe the origins of Second Life? </li></ul><ul><li>A virtual world bu...
Pop Quiz! Q2 <ul><li>Q2: Which statement is  most  true? Second Life… </li></ul><ul><li>Highlights content vetted by the S...
Pop Quiz! Q3 <ul><li>Q3: The video described six key activities including: </li></ul><ul><li>Telepresence and video confer...
Adventurous  Red Pill  (avatar portrait) <ul><li>Concept Resources </li></ul><ul><li>Video:  Second Life Overview  (8 minu...
Adventurous  Red Pill  (avatar portrait) <ul><li>Technical Resources </li></ul><ul><li>Video:  Entering SL in 4 Easy Steps...
“Meet my Avatar” 7 to 700 - Jeremy Kemp, SJSU
“Meet my Avatar” 7 to 700 - Jeremy Kemp, SJSU
LIBR 203: Online Social Networking <ul><li>60% chose avatar photo (Red Pill) </li></ul><ul><li>40% chose quiz (Blue Pill) ...
Literature  7 to 700 - Jeremy Kemp, SJSU
Areas for Further Research <ul><li>Adoption and Support </li></ul><ul><li>Curriculum Development </li></ul><ul><li>Privacy...
From 7 to 700 Scaling graduate LIS instruction in virtual environments Jeremy Kemp, M.S.J., M.Ed. with San Jose State Univ...
7 to 700 - Jeremy Kemp, SJSU
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From 7 to 700 : Scaling graduate LIS instruction in virtual environments

  1. 1. From 7 to 700 Scaling graduate LIS instruction in virtual environments Jeremy Kemp, M.S.J., M.Ed. with San Jose State University’s SLIS 7 to 700 - Jeremy Kemp, SJSU
  2. 2. Jeremy Kemp - Who am I? … <ul><li>Full-time lecturer at SJSU SLIS </li></ul><ul><li>Started teaching online in 1999 </li></ul><ul><li>Second Life wiki for educators www.simteach.com </li></ul><ul><li>sloodle.org mashup (SL <-> Moodle, Angel LMS) </li></ul>7 to 700 - Jeremy Kemp, SJSU
  3. 3. Jeremy Kemp - Who am I? … <ul><li>Stanford, Northwestern, Fielding G.U. </li></ul><ul><li>Wikipedia “Picture of the Day” x3 </li></ul>7 to 700 - Jeremy Kemp, SJSU
  4. 4. Jeremy Kemp - Who am I? … <ul><li>Dissertation in process: </li></ul><ul><li>Curriculum Action Research in Constructivist Multi-User Virtual Environments </li></ul>7 to 700 - Jeremy Kemp, SJSU
  5. 5. SJSU SLIS - Who are we? <ul><li>Largest – 2500 grad students – Mostly online </li></ul>7 to 700 - Jeremy Kemp, SJSU
  6. 6. Starting in Spring, 2007… 7 to 700 - Jeremy Kemp, SJSU
  7. 7. “From 7”… LIBR 287 – Virtual Worlds <ul><li>Launched Summer, 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Enrolments by term: 19, 7, 9, 9 students </li></ul><ul><li>Groupwork, minimal synchronous time </li></ul><ul><li>Guest speakers, Service Learning projects </li></ul><ul><li>Better textbook support - White </li></ul><ul><li>Quests, “vPortfolios”, formal lectures, games </li></ul>7 to 700 - Jeremy Kemp, SJSU
  8. 8. Second Life Student Controversy <ul><li>As a student with a disability… goofy cartoon world… shoving this technology… fine if you have a lot of free time… like Charlton Heston in Omega Man… lobotomy… </li></ul>7 to 700 - Jeremy Kemp, SJSU
  9. 9. LIBR 203: Online Social Networking <ul><li>Launched Fall, ‘08 </li></ul><ul><li>1 Credit course in the first 4 weeks </li></ul><ul><li>20 sections of about 30 students each </li></ul><ul><li>They just finished with a 98% pass rate </li></ul>7 to 700 - Jeremy Kemp, SJSU
  10. 10. LIBR 203: Catalog Description <ul><li>“ This course introduces students to a variety of new and emerging technologies used in today's online environment. It covers various social networking platforms, content and learning management tools, web conferencing , immersive environments, and other trends in social computing .” </li></ul>7 to 700 - Jeremy Kemp, SJSU
  11. 11. LIBR 203: Syllabus (Immersive Environments portion) <ul><li>Students will learn what virtual worlds are and how they are being used in libraries and other information environments. Students will have the option to enter the Second Life immersive environment or to study videos and readings without entering. </li></ul>7 to 700 - Jeremy Kemp, SJSU
  12. 12. Lib 203 Syllabus (Immersive Environments) <ul><li>Students will demonstrate competence by: </li></ul><ul><li>Completing a multiple-choice quiz of 30 questions with a score of 70% or better </li></ul><ul><li>OR </li></ul><ul><li>2) Entering Second Life then filing a report on their experience on their personal blogs and uploading a picture of their avatar. </li></ul>7 to 700 - Jeremy Kemp, SJSU
  13. 13. Debbie Faires <ul><li>My new hero: Debbie Faires </li></ul><ul><li>2007: SLIS Outstanding Lecturer </li></ul><ul><li>2008: CASA Outstanding Lecturer </li></ul><ul><li>2008: Elluminate “Center of Excellence Winners for Achievement” </li></ul>7 to 700 - Jeremy Kemp, SJSU
  14. 14. LIBR 203 - Activities and Deliverables <ul><li>Blackboard word doc </li></ul><ul><li>Social Networking blog, RSS </li></ul><ul><li>Elluminate attend session </li></ul><ul><li>Second Life avatar or quiz </li></ul><ul><li>Email LISTSERV subject line </li></ul><ul><li>MySJSU (Peoplesoft cms) quiz </li></ul><ul><li>Library tutorial screen shot </li></ul><ul><li>Restricted Materials blog </li></ul><ul><li>Tech Tools / teamwork skills quiz, blog </li></ul>7 to 700 - Jeremy Kemp, SJSU
  15. 15. The Metaphorical Choice 7 to 700 - Jeremy Kemp, SJSU
  16. 16. Safe Blue Pill (quiz) <ul><li>Concept Resources </li></ul><ul><li>Video: Second Life Overview (8 minutes) http://tinyurl.com/slissl </li></ul><ul><li>Bell, 2008 - Universal Library – Searcher </li></ul><ul><li>Eisenberg, 2008 - Parallel information - Library J. </li></ul><ul><li>Reeves, 2008 - Virtual worlds, real leaders - IBM </li></ul>7 to 700 - Jeremy Kemp, SJSU
  17. 17. Pop Quiz! Q1 <ul><li>Q1: What is the best way to describe the origins of Second Life? </li></ul><ul><li>A virtual world built and owned by its residents </li></ul><ul><li>A tax-funded project completed by DARPA in 2004 </li></ul><ul><li>Built by Linden Lab with grant funding from the MacArthur Foundation </li></ul><ul><li>Silicon Valley's left-leaning response to No Child Left Behind </li></ul>7 to 700 - Jeremy Kemp, SJSU
  18. 18. Pop Quiz! Q2 <ul><li>Q2: Which statement is most true? Second Life… </li></ul><ul><li>Highlights content vetted by the SLA and ALA </li></ul><ul><li>Is backwards compatible with web-enable console games such as XBox Live </li></ul><ul><li>Contains libraries and their customers, and some entertainment </li></ul><ul><li>Has users with an average age of 23 </li></ul>7 to 700 - Jeremy Kemp, SJSU
  19. 19. Pop Quiz! Q3 <ul><li>Q3: The video described six key activities including: </li></ul><ul><li>Telepresence and video conferencing </li></ul><ul><li>Commerce and creativity </li></ul><ul><li>Instruction in ethics and problem solving </li></ul><ul><li>Earning continuing education units </li></ul>7 to 700 - Jeremy Kemp, SJSU
  20. 20. Adventurous Red Pill (avatar portrait) <ul><li>Concept Resources </li></ul><ul><li>Video: Second Life Overview (8 minutes) http://tinyurl.com/slissl </li></ul><ul><li>Bell, 2008 - Universal Library – Searcher </li></ul><ul><li>Eisenberg, 2008 - Parallel information - Library J. </li></ul><ul><li>Reeves, 2008 - Virtual worlds, real leaders - IBM </li></ul>7 to 700 - Jeremy Kemp, SJSU
  21. 21. Adventurous Red Pill (avatar portrait) <ul><li>Technical Resources </li></ul><ul><li>Video: Entering SL in 4 Easy Steps (7 minutes) http://tinyurl.com/slissl2 </li></ul><ul><li>(White, 2007). Second life: A guide to your virtual world. Que. </li></ul><ul><li>Video: Looking around with camera controls </li></ul><ul><li>Video: Sending a postcard </li></ul>7 to 700 - Jeremy Kemp, SJSU
  22. 22. “Meet my Avatar” 7 to 700 - Jeremy Kemp, SJSU
  23. 23. “Meet my Avatar” 7 to 700 - Jeremy Kemp, SJSU
  24. 24. LIBR 203: Online Social Networking <ul><li>60% chose avatar photo (Red Pill) </li></ul><ul><li>40% chose quiz (Blue Pill) </li></ul><ul><li>5% did both! </li></ul>7 to 700 - Jeremy Kemp, SJSU
  25. 25. Literature 7 to 700 - Jeremy Kemp, SJSU
  26. 26. Areas for Further Research <ul><li>Adoption and Support </li></ul><ul><li>Curriculum Development </li></ul><ul><li>Privacy and Safety </li></ul>7 to 700 - Jeremy Kemp, SJSU
  27. 27. From 7 to 700 Scaling graduate LIS instruction in virtual environments Jeremy Kemp, M.S.J., M.Ed. with San Jose State University’s SLIS 7 to 700 - Jeremy Kemp, SJSU
  28. 28. 7 to 700 - Jeremy Kemp, SJSU

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