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Open Textbooks for Instructional Designers
(Virginia Tech, 2015-02-26)
Join a fellow instructional designer, Dr. Dave Ernst, now Chief Information Officer of the College of Education and Human Development at University of Minnesota, in exploring possibilities for incorporating open educational ...
Developing a Financially Sustainable Business Model for Library Resources and Technical Services (LRTS), the Official Journal of ALCTS
The Board of Directors of the Association of Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS) tasked a sub-group of the American Library Association Emerging Leaders 2013 cohort with investigating different pricing and ...
Using Design Thinking and Project Management in the Design and Development of a Digital Literacy Initiative
(Virginia Tech, 2018-10-24)
This presentation introduces an innovative instructional design model, based on agile and design thinking principles for the design and development of digital literacy initiatives at a higher education institution. The ...
Improving scalability by self-archiving
The newer generation of web browsers supports the client-side database, making it possible to run the full web application stacks entirely in the web clients. Still, the server side database is indispensable as the central ...
Keep calm and cairn on: Improving learning objects with guided feedback through usability testing
These slides are from a workshop about usability testing for learning objects given at LOEX 2019. Additional documents can be found at http://bit.ly/UsabilityVT.
Blazing a Trail for Literacy Exploration Through Design Thinking
As learners navigate increasingly complex information wilds and explore new forms of creation, libraries are discussing and supporting a variety of literacies, including data, invention, health, information, media, visual, ...
Master Health Literacy: A Participant-Focused Program in Development
(Virginia Tech, 2017-10-23)
BACKGROUND Many of us face anxiety and uncertainty when it comes to health concerns. To help address this, three librarians at a research university are working with partners to develop a Master Health Literacy (MHL) ...
Moving the Needle: Libraries Embracing a Culture of Open
The presentation "Moving the Needle: Libraries Embracing a Culture of Open" was invited by the SCHEV (State Council of Higher Education for Virginia) Library Advisory Committee. (Membership: http://surveys.schev.edu/Admi ...
Textbook and Homework Access Code Costs in Higher Education: Student, Academic Dean and Department Head Perspectives on Costs and Implications for Learning
Research presentation at the 2017 Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy, Virginia Tech. Increased costs of college textbooks by 864% between 1978 and 2013 has spurred numerous studies and expanded student, faculty, ...
The Changing Publication Landscape
The landscape of scholarly publishing is in flux and has evolved considerably over the last decade. This program addressed the current state of scholarly communication and provided an opportunity to discuss issues, ...