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Providing a tutorial for online students paul catherall


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Providing a tutorial for online students paul catherall

  1. 1. Providing a tutorial for online students<br />Paul Catherall<br />E-Learning Support LibrarianUniversity of Liverpool <br />
  2. 2. The Online Programmes<br />University of Liverpool / Laureate Online Education Partnership <br />Approx 9000 online students<br />Masters degrees, MBA, MSC, doctorates.<br />Study via Blackboard discussion forums<br />Custom Library site for online context.<br />Challenges: technical, communication, digital access, information/ICT literacy.<br />
  3. 3. Training and Support<br />Asynchronous Self-Led resources:<br />Guides, video, interactive content.<br />Library Training Module/ VLE content.<br />Writing/ Study resources.<br />Feedback tools/ Email/ Messaging<br />Library Exercises<br />Synchronous Consultations/ Tutorials:<br />Chat/ Skype/ Video Chat<br />Telephone<br />
  4. 4. Training and Support Sessions:<br />Logging In / Registration<br />Introduction to the Library<br />Searching for Resources. <br />E-Journals, E-Books, Dissertations, Data<br />Referencing<br />Direct linking<br />Referencing software<br />Specialist Collections<br />Web-based applications, University email, Communications Channels<br />Technical Support<br />
  5. 5. Library Web site for Online Programmes<br />Library Training Module<br />Referencing Resources<br />
  6. 6. Youtube Video<br />Guidelines/ Multimedia Resources<br />Xerte Tutorial (drag & drop exercise)<br />
  7. 7. Skype<br />Pidgin multi messaging<br />
  8. 8. Thanks for Listening<br />Paul Catherall<br />E-Learning Support Librarian<br />University of Liverpool <br /><br /><br />