Tuesday, January 17
10:00 a.m.–Noon Extending Our Reach: Education Beyond the Course Management System - Alamo I & II
Sponsored by the Web-based Information Science Education (WISE) Consortium and Distance Education SIG
Join us for the eighth annual WISE online pedagogy workshop at ALISE!
Organizers: Linda C. Smith, University of Illinois–Urbana Champaign; and Alison Miller, WISE Moderator, Presenter, and Organizer: Rae-Anne Montague, University of Illinois–Urbana-Champaign Presenters: Laura Braun, Simmons College; Michelle Kazmer, Florida State University; and Vanessa Irvin Morris, Drexel University
This pre-conference workshop is open to all ALISE attendees who are interested in exploring pedagogical practices in LIS online education. Sessions will emphasize tools and strategies to build successful learning experiences. Online teaching and learning extends beyond the bounds of the course management systems/learning management systems to exploit new tools and learning environments, such as blogs, wikis, Twitter, Facebook, Second Life, YouTube, and Google Docs. LIS educators from several schools who teach across content areas will discuss strategies to effectively incorporate various e-tools.
Wednesday, January 18
7:30 a.m.–8:30 a.m SIG Business Meetings 1 - Grand Ballroom Section A - Distance Education: Nora Bird, University of North Carolina–Greensboro
Thursday, January 19
8:30 a.m.–10:00 a.m. Creating New Distance Education Opportunities
with Expanded Technology - Lone Star II Distance Education SIG
Convener: Nora Bird, University of North Carolina–Greensboro Moderator/Presenter: Sharon Stoerger, University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee Presenters: Susan W. Alman, Bernadette G. Callery, and Christinger Tomer, University of Pittsburgh; and Valerie Hill, Texas Woman’s University
Session will include a workshop on pedagogical use of visualizing Twitter data and three pecha kucha presentations on innovative distance education. Participants will be encouraged to tweet during the presentations.