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Live, Hands-On, Online Library
Instruction:
Pipe Dream or Distance Learning Lifeline?
Dana Longley, SUNY Empire State Coll...
ESC Background
• 20,000+ students
• Student ave. age: 36
• No “campus”
The Library
• 3 FT librarians, 2 PT evening
staff
•...
@ Home Project Impetus
• Motivated adult students
w/ thirst for learning
• Equitable access
• Reach max # of students
• In...
Launch Hurdles
• Tech Support
• Scalability
• Faculty buy-in
• Access
Marketing / Promotion
Elluminate Live!
• Text chat
• Audio (microphone or phone)
• Whiteboard
• Instant polling
• Quizzes
• Application sharing
...
Helper Apps
Implementation
Balancing act:
• Scheduling
• Keep tech out of the way
• Fish vs. fishing rod
• Variety of skill levels
• O...
Dana’s Best Practices
• Less content = better!
• Hands-on!
• Navigation / exploration
• Infused IL concepts
• …but structu...
Assessment
• 3-2-1 open ended evaluations
• Instant polls & chat (in-class)
• Needs from recent data:
• More workshops, le...
The Future?
• Expand marketing/promo
• Better L.O. assessments
• Needs assessment
• Small group exercises
• More hands-on
...
More Information
• E-mail me: Dana.Longley@esc.edu
• Workshops Website:
tinyurl.com/eschomeworkshops
• Workshop Handouts:
...
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Live, Hands-On, Online Library Instruction

  1. 1. Live, Hands-On, Online Library Instruction: Pipe Dream or Distance Learning Lifeline? Dana Longley, SUNY Empire State College
  2. 2. ESC Background • 20,000+ students • Student ave. age: 36 • No “campus” The Library • 3 FT librarians, 2 PT evening staff • No physical collection – fully online 35 locations in NYS + overseas
  3. 3. @ Home Project Impetus • Motivated adult students w/ thirst for learning • Equitable access • Reach max # of students • Information Management competencies
  4. 4. Launch Hurdles • Tech Support • Scalability • Faculty buy-in • Access
  5. 5. Marketing / Promotion
  6. 6. Elluminate Live! • Text chat • Audio (microphone or phone) • Whiteboard • Instant polling • Quizzes • Application sharing • Video • Small group rooms
  7. 7. Helper Apps
  8. 8. Implementation Balancing act: • Scheduling • Keep tech out of the way • Fish vs. fishing rod • Variety of skill levels • Open discussion vs content
  9. 9. Dana’s Best Practices • Less content = better! • Hands-on! • Navigation / exploration • Infused IL concepts • …but structured around practical “How-To’s”
  10. 10. Assessment • 3-2-1 open ended evaluations • Instant polls & chat (in-class) • Needs from recent data: • More workshops, less content • Double quotes and parentheses • “Evaluation” skills
  11. 11. The Future? • Expand marketing/promo • Better L.O. assessments • Needs assessment • Small group exercises • More hands-on • Bring your own topic • Incentives?
  12. 12. More Information • E-mail me: Dana.Longley@esc.edu • Workshops Website: tinyurl.com/eschomeworkshops • Workshop Handouts: www.scribd.com/danahlongley

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