Teaching with Technology
An Academic Librarianâs GuideEdited by
- Joe Williams
- Susan Goodwin
This practical book introduces readers to the current technology topics and issues facing todayâs academic instruction and reference librarians. The book provides up-to-date overviews of cutting edge technologies, offers an insight on current educational uses and applications of these new tools, and discusses common problems and pitfalls librarians may encounter when incorporating current technologies into their instruction services. Chapters are written by experienced practitioners, providing detailed information on best practices and common pitfalls using todayâs technologies. Topics include teaching with streaming video, chat-based virtual reference services, wireless networking, weblogs and course management software.
Paperback, 176 Pages
Published: July 2007
Imprint: Chandos Publishing
- Screen casting 101: Online video tutorials for library instruction; Blogs, wikis, RSS and podcasting: Web 2.0 tools for academic librarians and educators; Virtual reference and instruction; Mobile computing; Beyond the keyboard: optimising technology spaces for collaborative learning, instruction and service; Libraries in the course management systems learning environment; Academic librarians in the age of videoconferencing: Tools for teaching, collaboration and professional development; Conclusion.