LOEX Conference Proceedings 2011

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Powerful Pedagogy: Teaching Techniques that Work

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What if you could show a single image which instantly summarized your one-hour instruction session? Short attention spans could be conquered, and your library instruction could jump right into the prescribed search strategies. Despite the proven strategy of using pictures to say a thousand words, most library instruction Web pages, handouts, slides, and other instructional materials are still text-only or mostly textual. See how employing visual indexing of information can be a powerful tool to help your users remember the instruction provided in both your online and live tutorials. Learn how this method has been winning over users. Take away a checklist and practical instructions.