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  • Hello everyone, My name is Paul DeVillo. I’m the Web Services manager at The Public Library of Charlotte & Mecklenburg County in North Carolina. Presenting with me today are Mr. Tom Cole, a librarian at our Main Library’s Robinson – Spangler North Carolina Room, our Local History and Genealogical Resource repository. Also with us today is Mr. Dale Musselman from OCLC. Tom conceived Live Online Learning as a new means for learning, training, communication and library programming. It is the latest tool in our belt for meeting the changing needs and abilities of both library staff and our patrons. Brief background on PLCMC Tech Scholars program – Tom Cole
  • LOL @ Your Library

    1. 1. LOL @ Your Library: Live Online Learning Presented by: Paul DeVillo : Web Services Manager, PLCMC Tom Cole : North Carolina Room Librarian, PLCMC Dale Musselman : WebJunction IL2008, 10/21/08 Track C, "Learning"
    2. 2. Identifying the Need for this Service <ul><ul><li>Demands for training were increasing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Costs of training were increasing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>New channel of communication needed </li></ul></ul>
    3. 3. Videoconferencing and the library <ul><ul><li>Easy to see  benefits </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Reduced travel time </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Reduced fuel use </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Reduced emissions </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>  Hard to swallow costs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Telepresence out of our league </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>IT staff time </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Bandwidth </li></ul></ul></ul>
    4. 4. Videoconferencing and the library <ul><ul><li>Online conferencing  the right solution </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>A space to share ideas </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Best for informing rather than persuading </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Little additional hardware needed </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Internal and external uses </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Staff training our first application </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Meetings to follow </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Public offerings down the road </li></ul></ul></ul>
    5. 5. Requirements & Recommendations <ul><ul><li>High bandwidth land line internet connection </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Staff PC images & network connections with full internet access </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Headsets with headphones & microphones </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Semi-private staff space for presenters </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Recommended: VoIP enabled telephones </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>More </li></ul></ul>
    6. 6. Platforms: Teen Second Life <ul><li>Presence on PLCMC websites </li></ul>
    7. 7. Platforms: Teen Second Life
    8. 8. Platforms: Wimba – Login/Setup
    9. 9. Platforms: Wimba – main screen
    10. 10. Implementation <ul><li>Information hub for Live Online Learning </li></ul>
    11. 11. Implementation <ul><li>Information hub for Live Online Learning </li></ul>
    12. 12. Implementation <ul><li>Information hub: Upcoming Online Programs </li></ul>
    13. 13. Implementation <ul><li>Information hub: Online Program Archive </li></ul>
    14. 14. Implementation <ul><li>Information hub: Instructional Page </li></ul>
    15. 15. Implementation <ul><li>Programs & Events Listings </li></ul>
    16. 16. Implementation <ul><li>Programs & Events Listings </li></ul>
    17. 17. Implementation <ul><li>Programs & Events Listings </li></ul>
    18. 18. Ongoing Success - Staff Training <ul><ul><ul><li>Learn How to Learn Online </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>– How to participate online </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Free online course offered by InSync </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>More info at </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>InSync </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>How to teach online </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Available at a discount through WebJunction </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Schedule of free classes: </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Guiding Principles of Presenting Online </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Wimba: How to be a Learner </li></ul></ul></ul>
    19. 19. Q & A Period <ul><li>? ? ? </li></ul><ul><li>Slideshare info </li></ul>