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MOOCs as Access to Information in Developing Countries

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MOOCs as Access to Information in Developing Countries. Presented by Loida Garcia-Febo, IFLA Governing Board Member at the IFLA CPDWL Section programme during the IFLA WLIC 2014 Congress in Lyon, France.

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MOOCs as Access to Information in Developing Countries

  1. 1. IFLA WLIC 2014 in Lyon CPDWL Section Programme MOOCs: Opportunities and Challenges for Librarians MOOCs as Access to Information in Developing Countries Loida Garcia-Febo IFLA Governing Board Member CPDWL Member
  2. 2. Overview of the current situation in various regions By Martyn Wright
  3. 3. https://www.coursera.org/taiwa n https://www.coursera.org/taiwa n
  4. 4. http://www.cuaed.unam.mx/portal/index.ph p
  5. 5. http://www.socialbiblio.com /
  6. 6. http://aprender3c.org /
  7. 7. What Works
  8. 8. Challenges
  9. 9. Any where Any time
  10. 10. Bill Zimmerman
  11. 11. http://informationnewwave.org/
  12. 12. •Courses needed
  13. 13. •Working with Multi-ethnic Groups •Awareness of cultural norms and socio-political understanding •Awareness of local educational system, history of the country, and regional differences including the transnational social and political environment. •Awareness of local culture including food, music, and architecture. •Patiently work with participants to effectively discuss ideas, explain concepts, and teach. •Careful not to judge, avoided bias and stereotypes, and practiced empathy in local situations. •Allard, Suzie, Bharat Mehra, and M. Asim Quayyum. Intercultural leadership toolkit for librarians: building awareness to effectively serve diverse multicultural populations. Education Libraries, 30.1 (2007): 5-12. •Mi, Misa. Cultural competence for libraries and librarians in health care institutions. Journal of Hospital Librarianship, 5.2 (2005): 15-31. •Satgoor, Ujala, and Susan Schnuer. “International partnership, national impact: the South African Library Leadership Project.” Continuing Professional Development - Preparing for New Roles in Libraries: a Voyage of Discovery. Sixth World Conference on Continuing Professional Development and Workplace Learning for the Library and Information Professions. Eds. Paul Genoni and Graham Walton. Munich: Saur, 2005. 267-285.
  14. 14. Carol VanHook
  15. 15. Recommendations lPartnerships lNeeds Assessment lIdentify Topics lIdentify Best Format lInvolve the Community
  16. 16. IFLA WLIC 2014 in Lyon CPDWL Section Programme MOOCs: Opportunities and Challenges for Librarians MOOCs as Access to Information in Developing Countries Loida Garcia-Febo IFLA Governing Board Member CPDWL Member

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