Keeping the User in Mind

Keeping the User in Mind provides a practical down-to-earth look at instructional design and its uses in the academic library. Focus is given to teaching and measuring information literacy skills, and chapters also review the history of the field, providing an overview of some relevant technological innovations that might be a part of any library’s instructional design mosaic. Fuelled by the need for asynchronous learning, the availability of the Web, and the need to evaluate learning outcomes, instructional design covers a wide range of approaches and models. How do libraries build environments that support learning, encourage the infusion of technology and be nimble enough to adjust to changing user needs? Instructional design is an area that may provide some insight. This book will provide a down-to-earth look at instructional design and its uses in the academic library, with a particular look at teaching and measuring information literacy skills. Chapters also review the history of the field, and provide an overview of some current relevant technological innovations that might be a part of any library’s instructional design mosaic. One of very few monographs focusing exclusively on instructional design in library environments Written by an author with international experience in libraries, instructional evaluation and information technology. Author also has experience designing virtual learning tools Written with practical application of instructional design principles in mind, including a sample instructional design process used to construct an actual information literacy tutorial for an academic library

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  • Author : Valeda Dent Goodman
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 214 pages
  • ISBN : 1780630050
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Keeping the User in Mind

Keeping the User in Mind
  • Author : Valeda Dent Goodman
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 24 March 2009
GET THIS BOOKKeeping the User in Mind

Keeping the User in Mind provides a practical down-to-earth look at instructional design and its uses in the academic library. Focus is given to teaching and measuring information literacy skills, and chapters also review the history of the field, providing an overview of some relevant technological innovations that might be a part of any library’s instructional design mosaic. Fuelled by the need for asynchronous learning, the availability of the Web, and the need to evaluate learning outcomes, instructional design

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  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 06 September 2019
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  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 17 December 2013
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  • Release : 04 January 2021
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  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release : 02 March 2018
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  • Release : 26 February 2013
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  • Publisher : Basic Books
  • Release : 20 March 2007
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  • Author : Lisa Bock
  • Publisher : Packt Publishing Ltd
  • Release : 15 October 2020
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  • Author : Christoffer Andersson
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 14 March 2002
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  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 30 October 2020
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