Integrating Technology into Learning and Teaching: Fall 2012

Instructor:

June Ahn

School:

iSchool at Maryland

Semester:

Fall 2012

Description:

Through discussions, research, readings, hands-on activities, and projects, candidates will explore a number of technologies applicable for teaching and learning. Candidates will assess the how, when, and why of infusing technology into the teaching and learning process. Topics include teaching with technology through the exploration of various hardware, software, multi-media, and on-line services developed for schools and libraries. The course will culminate in a presentation of the candidate’s knowledge and skills in facilitating the application of technology in a learning environment.

Required Textbook:

Jenkins, H. 2006. Confronting the Challenges of Participatory Culture: Media Education for the 21st Century. (PDF)

Kamenetz, A. 2010. Learning, Freedom, and the Web. (Free eBook)

Link to Syllabus:

http://ischool.umd.edu/sites/default/files/syllabi/LBSC642-Fall2012-ahn.pdf

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Planning and Developing Digital Library Instruction: Summer 2014

Instructor:

Michael-Brian Ogawa

School:

University of Hawaii

Semester:

Summer 2014

Description:

The course introduces relevant principles and guidelines for instructional design that influence digital instruction in various library settings. Students develop an instructional plan for a specific library context and patron need. They also create a digital learning activity to implement the plan. The activities may focus on a range of user needs including refining information search strategies, promoting literacy, accessing research process, or assisting with on-demand reference services.

Required Textbook:

No required textbook.

Link to Syllabus:

http://www.hawaii.edu/lis/content/syllabi/694_Ogawa_Harada%20su14.pdf

Information Literacy & Learning Resources: Spring 2013

Instructor:

Michael-Brian Ogawa

School:

University of Hawaii

Semester:

Spring 2013

Description:

The course emphasizes a process approach to information search and use. It also focuses on the integration of information literacy instruction with content area studies at the elementary and secondary grade levels.Students examine and discuss theories and practices embedded in effective instructional design. They create integrated units of study for K-12 students and also evaluate various print, multimedia/electronic and community resources that support classroom curriculum units. Required course for students in the school library media specialization.

Required Textbook:

Eisenberg, M. B., Berkowitz, R. E. 1990. Information Problem Solving: The Big Six Skills Approach to Library and Information Skills Instruction.
Harada, V. H., Yoshina, J. M. 2010. Assessing for Learning: Librarians and Teachers as Partners.
Harada, V. H., Yoshina, J. M. 2004. Inquiry Learning Through Librarian-Teacher Partnerships.
American Association of School Librarians. 2009. Standards for the 21st Century Learner in Action. Available Online.

Link to Syllabus:

http://www.hawaii.edu/lis/content/syllabi/686_Ogawa_Harada_s13.pdf

Teaching Information Technology Literacy: Spring 2013

Instructor:

Diane Nahl

School:

University of Hawaii

Semester:

Spring 2013

Description:

Introduction to the history, theories, principles, and concepts of library and information literacy instruction, including learning theory and user-based research methods. Examines program design, administration, and evaluation. Provides practical experience in instructional design and implementation. Includes field research component.

Required Textbook:

Jacobson, T. E., Xu, L. 2004. Motivating Students in Information Literacy Classes.
Radcliff, C. J., Jensen, M. L., Salem Jr., J. A., Burhanna, K. J., Gedeon, J. A.. 2007. A Practical Guide to Information Literacy Assessment for Academic Librarians.

Link to Syllabus:

http://www.hawaii.edu/lis/content/syllabi/665_nahl_s13.pdf