Working with New Technologies and Environments
This session will illustrate how new technologies assist instruction librarians in adding variety, interaction, and content into the information literacy curriculum. There will be a lively hour of exploration about a Grain of Learning and putting learning objects to work for students in the classroom setting, a correspondence course, and an online classroom. The classroom settings will focus on a teacher-led large group review, pretest, or small group activity and a learner-driven individual or partner review, pretest, or small group. The correspondence course looks at assignments and activities, and the online classroom includes a pretest, review, or assigned activity. Samples of learning objects and resources for developing learning objects will also be covered. Participants will develop an understanding of learning objects, their availability online, and their possible uses in the learning process.