- Date: October 23, 2003
- Presenter(s): Barbara Frey & Susan W. Alman
- Link: View Recording
- Description: We explore the evaluation of online programs by discussing a two-year process of measuring the effectiveness of the FastTrack Master of Library & Information Science program at the University of Pittsburgh. The evaluation included formative and summative strategies to determine the quality of both the learning process and the outcomes.
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LTLOC Program Board, conference participants and special guests gathered in the Virtual Conference Ballroom for the presentation of awards to distinguished winners of the 2003 LearningTimes “Innovations in Information Services Awards”.
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Courseware (i.e. Blackboard, WebCT) is increasingly being used to augment classroom instruction. Teaming up with faculty and administrators using courseware, librarians can enhance library instruction and strategically place library services and resources. This session will examine how to improve student Continue reading The Courseware Solution: Integrating Library Services into the Blended Classroom
Participants will learn about the creation and testing of a wireless scanner book truck to reduce the overall cost of copying and scanning services such as Interlibrary Loan, etc.