The Design of User Instruction and Training: Summer 2012

Instructor:

School:

University of North Carolina Greensboro

Semester:

Summer 2012

Description:

Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
1. Describe basic theories of learning and instruction
2. Analyze user and learner requirements
3. Design instruction for delivery in diverse learning environments for both groups and individual one-on-one sessions
4. Develop instruction utilizing contemporary instructional and Web 2.0 technologies and supporting materials.
5. Deliver instruction and training
6. Apply valid assessment and evaluation instruments and techniques to measure attainment of learning outcomes
7. Identify instructional needs and solutions for specific library and information organization environments
8. Articulate your own teaching and learning pedagogy

Required Textbook:

Booth, C. 2011. Reflective Teaching, Effective Learning: Instructional Literacy for Library Educators.

Link to Syllabus:

http://lis.uncg.edu/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/LIS688_DesignUserInstructionTraining_rev_forweb.pdf

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Media Integration in the Curriculum: Spring 2012

Instructor:

Sung Un Kim

School:

Catholic University of America

Semester:

Spring 2012

Description:

Students will explore the expanding role of non-print and electronic media in libraries and information/media centers. Emphasis will be on evaluation, selection, use, and assessment of non-print, software, equipment, and Internet based tools for media programs in libraries and information/media centers. Class members will explore ways technology can be integrated with content to create an effective learning environment; to support instructional strategies; to support collaborative efforts; and to address instructional differentiation, cultural, and learning diversity

Required Textbook:

Howland, J., Jonassen, D., & Marra, R. 2011. Meaningful Learning with Technology, 4th ed.

Link to Syllabus:

http://lis.cua.edu/res/docs/syllabi/2012spring/LSC731KimSpring2012.pdf