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Online Information Literacy Training: Recipe for Success
Online Information Literacy Training: Recipe for Success
Online Information Literacy Training: Recipe for Success
Online Information Literacy Training: Recipe for Success
Online Information Literacy Training: Recipe for Success
Online Information Literacy Training: Recipe for Success
Online Information Literacy Training: Recipe for Success
Online Information Literacy Training: Recipe for Success
Online Information Literacy Training: Recipe for Success
Online Information Literacy Training: Recipe for Success
Online Information Literacy Training: Recipe for Success
Online Information Literacy Training: Recipe for Success
Online Information Literacy Training: Recipe for Success
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Online Information Literacy Training: Recipe for Success

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Paper presentation at the 2007 MACMLA Annual Meeting

Paper presentation at the 2007 MACMLA Annual Meeting

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    • 1. Online Information Literacy Training: Recipe for Success Virginia L. Stone, Education Services Librarian Catharine S. Canevari, Associate Director, Research and Education Shannon D. Jones, Head, Outreach Services, Tompkins-McCaw Library for the Health Sciences, VCU Libraries, Virginia Commonwealth University
    • 2. Context
      • Expanding use of technology in higher education landscape
      • Desire to bring library resources and services to our users
      • Developing new pathways to bring library resources and services to the point of need
    • 3. Context Links to VCU Libraries resources were created on both the Blackboard and VCU Portal
    • 4. How the Project Started
      • Wanted to address needs of distance and non-traditional students
      • Wanted to build a comprehensive information literacy instruction package for all users
      • Created a library resource Blackboard course
      • Discussed students’ needs with faculty
      • Based course modules on ACRL information literacy standards
    • 5. What is the information literate student able to do?
        • Knows the nature and extent of the information needed.
        • Access needed information effectively and efficiently
        • Evaluates information and its sources critically and incorporates selected information into his or her knowledge base and value system.
        • Uses information effectively to accomplish a specific purpose.
        • Understands many of the economic, legal, and social issues surrounding the use of information and accesses and uses information ethically and legally.
    • 6. Content Organized by ACRL Standards for Information Literacy
      • Standard 1: Knowing what you need
        • Getting Started
      • Standard 2: Accessing information
        • Explore Databases
        • Getting Materials
      • Standard 3: Evaluation
        • Evaluating
      • Standard 5: Ethics
        • Citing Sources
    • 7. Use of Blackboard’s Tools for Communication
      • Announcements
      • Discussion forum
      • Email
    • 8. Announcements
    • 9. Discussion Board
    • 10. Usage
      • 1157 students enrolled
      • Folder Hits Percent
        • Explore Databases 49.29%
        • Check Your Skills 20.46%
        • Getting Started 11.84%
        • Getting Materials 8.03%
        • Citing Sources 3.36%
        • Evaluating 4.37%
        • Welcome 1.2%
        • Contact Us 1.06%
        • Campus Safety 0.39%
        • Total 20963 100%
    • 11. Quiz Usage 87 37 Information Skills Check 79 24 PubMed/MEDLINE 75 20 Why & How to Cite Correctly 85 24 MICROMEDEX Average Score Completed by # of Students Quiz Name
    • 12. Plans for Future Development
      • Integrate further into curricula
        • Pre-test and post-testing
        • File/content sharing with faculty courses, particularly in the School of Nursing
      • Further use of Live Classroom
      • Voice announcements
      • Usage survey
      • Staff development
    • 13. Questions???

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