Teaching with Technology: An Academic Librarian's Guide

Joe Williams, Susan Goodwin, "Teaching with Technology: An Academic
Librarian's Guide"
Publisher: Chandos Publ | 2007 | ISBN: 1843341727/1843341735 | English | PDF | 176 pages | 5.5 Mb

This practical book introduces readers to the current technology topics and issues facing today's 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 today's technologies. Topics include teaching with streaming video, chat-based virtual reference services, wireless networking, weblogs and course management software.

  • Describes concrete applications of technology for todays academiclibrary instruction programs
  • Discusses the academic librarian's role as both educator and technology innovator
  • Evaluates new technologies from an instructional (rather than a reference or access) services viewpoint.

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