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DLS Discussion at ALA Annual

Share Your Instructional Design Experiences with the DLS Discussion Group at ALA! The Distance Learning Section’s Discussion Group invites you to join us in further exploring this year’s DLS Program topic, “Intentional Teaching Online: Using Instructional Design to Enhance Distance … Continue reading

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ALA Annual Presentation on MOOCs

Please join us at ALA Annual in San Francisco for: “To the MOOC and Beyond! Adventures in Online Learning, Copyright, and Massive Open Online Courses,” Sunday, June 28th, 3-4 pm in MCC West, room 2014. As online learning proliferates, universities … Continue reading

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Call for Nominations for DLS Section Officers

The DLS (Distance Library Services) Section is currently seeking candidates to run on the 2016 ballot to fill these offices: (2) Vice-Chair, (2) Secretary/Archivist and (2) Member-at-Large. See below for explanation of responsibilities of each position. Deadline for nominations is … Continue reading

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Incorporating the Framework in Distance Learning- Virtual Workshop

Incorporating the Framework in Distance Learning Free virtual workshop May 5, 2015, 2:00 p.m. (Eastern) Successful distance learning programs will incorporate the new ACRL Framework for Information Literacy. We invite you to work with other distance librarians to devise strategies … Continue reading

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ALA presentation: Is it worth it? Assessing online instruction

Panelists address methods for incorporating measurable institutional learning outcomes in online library instructional activities, including the process by which assessment measures are designed and techniques to use when gathering data to assess student learning. An overview of proven assessment activities … Continue reading

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