E-Learning Working Group
Kim Stymest (Group Lead)
- September 15, 2011
- October 5, 2011
- November 8, 2011
- January 10, 2012
- Special event: February 8 – Course Guide Consultation with Librarians/Archivists
- February 29, 2012
Strategic Area of Focus
Contributes to the development of e-learning by: 1) Collaborating in the design of online courses/distance education programs to ensure that IL skills are embedded, 2) Creating online tutorials/objects which can be used for online learning, 3) Actively participating in online courses/programs to ensure that distance education students receive IL instruction. 4) Collaborating with other campus partners including Learning Technology Services (LTS), University Information Technology (UIT), eServices Office (eSO) and the Centre for the Support of Teaching (CST).
This draft mandate has been framed in the context of the
current IL plan and will be finalized when the working group is struck.
- Develops e-learning initiatives to foster teaching and learning of IL competencies in curricular and co-curricular contexts
- Steers and develops focused planning for e-learning and a framework for designing e-learning objects with attention to accessible design principle
- Revises the library web presence to embody context-specific online learning resources, videos and tutorials
- Experiments with emerging technologies
- Makes the case for attention to IL in international and distance programs
- Leverages AIF opportunities
- Professional development
- Develops templates, tools and continuing education opportunities for librarians, e.g. Moodle, Captivate and more.
- Empowers librarians to embrace e-learning as part of their own jobs
- Assesses library’s online learning objects