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10 minutes of interaction: Bite sized
Information Literacy for new university
students
Simon Davis &
Angela Newton
University Library
About us
 Simon Davis
 Learning Technologist
 s.j.davis@adm.leeds.ac.uk
 Angela Newton
 Faculty Te...
University Library
In this session
 The challenge
 Team roles & process
 Structure, pedagogy & guided tour
 Promotion ...
University Library
The challenge
University Library
Team roles
 Authors: 3 pairs of librarians
 Content creation using Simon’s templates
 Learning techn...
University Library
The process
August 2007
September 2008
 Concept and brief
 Appointment of Learning Technologist
 Sel...
University Library
Structure, pedagogy and guided tour
 Consistent look & feel and structure
 Simple, linear navigation
...
University Library
Model
Slide type Main learning style Example use
Plain text Reading, visual Simple pre-requisite inform...
University Library
Promotion & evaluation strategy
 Skills@Library
 Online tutorials page for students
 Promotion to ac...
University Library
Future plans
 Identify potential improvements with evaluation
data
 Extend range of topics covered
 ...
University Library
Your questions
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10 minutes of interaction: bite sized information literacy for new university students. Davis & Newton

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10 minutes of interaction: bite sized information literacy for new university students. Davis & Newton

  1. 1. 10 minutes of interaction: Bite sized Information Literacy for new university students Simon Davis & Angela Newton
  2. 2. University Library About us  Simon Davis  Learning Technologist  s.j.davis@adm.leeds.ac.uk  Angela Newton  Faculty Team Librarian  a.j.newton@leeds.ac.uk
  3. 3. University Library In this session  The challenge  Team roles & process  Structure, pedagogy & guided tour  Promotion & evaluation strategy  Future plans  Q&A
  4. 4. University Library The challenge
  5. 5. University Library Team roles  Authors: 3 pairs of librarians  Content creation using Simon’s templates  Learning technologist:  Guidance on structural & pedagogical issues  Liaison with authors & editor  Technical delivery  Editors:  Project co-ordination, timescales etc  Liaison with authors, learning technologist & managers  Troubleshooting
  6. 6. University Library The process August 2007 September 2008  Concept and brief  Appointment of Learning Technologist  Selection & briefing of authors  Creation of content  Editing & proof reading  Go live & publicity
  7. 7. University Library Structure, pedagogy and guided tour  Consistent look & feel and structure  Simple, linear navigation  Kept learning content as main focus  Allows learners to work through and reach the end  Kinesthic learners  Activities  Visual and auditory learners  Design elements  Guided tour (3.42)
  8. 8. University Library Model Slide type Main learning style Example use Plain text Reading, visual Simple pre-requisite information Multiple choice / Multiple select Kinesthetic, reading Assess knowledge / understanding Give information ( individual Feedback) Compare options Rollover Kinesthetic, visual Give information Compare options Identify items Text entry Writing, kinesthetic, visual, Test knowledge / understanding Give information ( individual Feedback) Check opinions / reflection Drop down text select Kinesthetic, reading Test knowledge / understanding Differentiate terms and vocabulary Identification Screen capture / video / animation Visual, auditory Show demonstrations / model behaviour Case study / realisation Audio images Auditory, visual, kinesthetic Give information Provide opinions, case studies, exemplars
  9. 9. University Library Promotion & evaluation strategy  Skills@Library  Online tutorials page for students  Promotion to academic staff; launch, postcards, events etc  Promotion to students; leaflets, displays, workshops etc  Evaluation  Focus groups  2009-2010 questionnaire  Academic use
  10. 10. University Library Future plans  Identify potential improvements with evaluation data  Extend range of topics covered  Revisit promotion  Improve suitability ‘signage’ from website  Provide brief teaching notes http://skills.library.leeds.ac.uk/online_tutorials.php
  11. 11. University Library Your questions

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