Creating the One-shot Library Workshop: A Step-by-step Guide

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American Library Association, 2006 - Education - 170 pages
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Whether teaching research skills to college freshman, Internet skills toseniors, or staff development sessions to employees, librarians arerepeatedly called on to deliver instruction in their library settings. Manylibrarians have never learned the basics of instructional design, muchless how to effectively deliver information in a short time span, and theytypically only have a short period of time - one shot - to deliverinformation. Now librarian and instructional design expert Jerilyn Veldofdemystifies the process for her library colleagues. From needsassessment through design and implementation to final evaluations, this practical guide takes librarians step by step through the workshopprocess
 

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Comprehensive, curriculum-integrated information literacy programs may be the gold standard for academic librarians, but in reality many campuses still rely on the one-shot research skills session ... Read full review

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Contents

Introduction
1
Getting Started
8
Assess Needs
18
Analyze Learners
31
Brainstorm Content
39
Filter Content
44
Group Content
49
Create Task Analysis
52
Brainstorm Teaching Methods
89
Choose Teaching Methods
108
Structure Workshop
111
Develop Materials
121
Pilot Workshop
131
Change Workshop as Needed
137
Deliver Workshop
141
Evaluate Workshop
151

Create Teaching Points
61
Write Objectives
65
Build Evaluation Tools
70
Create Checks for Understanding
82
Revisit the NeedtoKnows
87
Change Workshop
158
Final Thoughts
161
StepbyStep Checklist
165
Index
167
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