Low-Cost Online Tutorials: Library Instruction for a 24/7 World

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Presentation about three online tutorial projects: EMPOWER information literacy tutorial, "WU-torials," brief video demos of databases, and library video tours shot with a Flip Video camera.

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Low-Cost Online Tutorials: Library Instruction for a 24/7 World

  1. 1. Low-Cost Online Tutorials:Library Instruction for a 24/7 World<br />Cindy L. Craig<br />Assistant Professor and Social Sciences Librarian<br />Wichita State University<br />
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  6. 6. WU-torials<br />
  7. 7. WU-torials<br />
  8. 8. Research on Tutorials<br /><ul><li>Friehs and Craig (2008 & 2009)
  9. 9. Do students really learn from online tutorials?
  10. 10. What kinds of tutorials are the most effective?</li></li></ul><li>Research: Part I<br />Surveyed 140 finance students after watching Value Line Online tutorial.<br />Conclusions:<br />Students found tutorial helpful. <br />Online tutorials can supplement (but not completely replace) live library instruction.<br />
  11. 11. Research: Part 2<br />HTML Tutorial<br />Video Tutorial<br />
  12. 12. Research: Part 2<br /><ul><li>Students learn more from video tutorials than from HTML tutorials.
  13. 13. Interactivity is not necessary for learning (and may hinder it).</li></li></ul><li>Video Tours: Storyboard<br />
  14. 14. Video Tours<br />
  15. 15. Thank You!<br />

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