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dc.contributor.authorMacIsaac, Peggy Lynn
dc.descriptionThis paper was written as the detailed research behind an academic poster presentation made to EDUCAUSE Annual Conference 2012, November 6-9 in Denver. The poster featured a librarian sticking out from a team of tall young players on a wooden gym court. The poster title and tag line was, “Want a faster, smarter team? Add a librarian.” The central photo played into the potential biases of the viewer, by creating the visual pun of the female librarian in a sleeveless dress, pearl necklace and iPad standing short amongst a tall uniformed male sports team. She sticks out from the team. At first glance she doesn’t seem to belong. The purpose of the piece is to encourage the audience to consider working with a team player who might not have been on their list of first round draft picks. The paper discusses the varied roles and skills of librarians. It uses the six point framework of information literacy as defined by the Association of College & Research Libraries to discuss the potential challenges of delivering information literacy skills within the environment of massive open online courses. The full paper is linked in AU Space at: /MacIsaac_Poster.jpg The poster can be found at:
dc.description.abstractInformation literacy tools used in face-to-face, blended, or online course environments are not scalable to massive open online courses, or MOOCs. We need a different approach based on the unique skills librarians bring to curriculum development of Open Education Resources, or OERs. Come explore, share, and inspire innovation on this topic.en
dc.subjectStudent Successen
dc.titleWhat a librarian can do for your open online courseen

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