E-Learning and the Academic Library

E-Learning and the Academic Library


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ISBN-13: 9780786496426
Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date: 05/31/2016
Pages: 200
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Scott Rice is the coordinator of Technology Services at Belk Library and Information Commons at Appalachian State University. He has also served as the e-learning librarian for Belk Library. His research interests include e-learning and the use of games in education. He lives in Boone, North Carolina. Margaret N. Gregor is the Instructional Materials Center Coordinator and the Martha and Nancy Lee Bivens Distinguished Scholar for Children and Reading at Appalachian State University. Her research interests are e-learning and the importance, use and impact of teaching with children’s literature. She lives in Boone, North Carolina.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Part 1 Orientations

Creating a Strong First Impression: Using Augmented Reality to Enhance Library Orientation for Incoming Students Heather L. Wilson 13

The Lyco Map Game: A Blended Approach to Teaching Campus History Mary J. Snyder Broussard 25

Part 2 Physical and Virtual Spaces

Library Spaces in Support of Collaborative E-Learning at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Terri Muraski 41

Experimenting with Massive Open Online Courses for Library Outreach and Institutional Awareness of Library Expertise Kyle Denlinger 52

Art Meets Education through Technology Loretta Esparza Alicia Virtue 62

Part 3 Enhancing the Classroom

Pin This: Working with Faculty to Enrich the Classroom Environment via Pinterest Emy Nelson Decker 79

Moving and Making in Academic Libraries to Enhance Instruction Kerri Brown Parker Bethany V. Smith Nathan Stevens 89

Integrating the Library and E-Learning: Implementing a Library Reading List Tool in the Learning Management System Mike Waugh Emily Frank 103

Selecting and Teaching Technologies Jewel Davis 115

Part 4 Making Reference Better

The Role of Chatbots in Teaching and Learning Danielle Kane 131

A Reference Interview Adventure: Enhancing Library Training with Interactive Fiction Emilia R. Marcyk Mark Wardecker Angela Stangl 148

Participatory Culture and E-Learning: Using Crowdsourcing as a Catalyst for Online Student Engagement Ilana Stonebraker Tao Zhang 159

Appendix: Useful URLs 175

Bibliography 179

About the Contributors 189

Index 191

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