ALISE 2013  -  Inquiry Across Time and Space

The WISE (Web-Based Information Science Education) Consortium offered its ninth annual pre-conference workshop addressing Inquiry Across Time and Space at the January 2013 conference for the Association for Library & Information Science Education (ALISE) in Seattle.
 
Those who attended had the opportunity to learn more about current trends in online education including expectations, scope, and gaps, plus best practices from faculty winners of the 2012 WISE Awards.
 
The workshop schedule below includes links to presentation slides and handouts:

Tuesday, January 22, 2013 – Hyatt Olive 8 in Ballroom D&E
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Inquiry across time and space: WISE Pedagogy Workshop
 
WISE (Web-Based Information Science Education) Consortium and ALISE Distance Education SIG

This workshop is open to all interested conference attendees, whether new to online teaching or experienced. Discussion, demonstration, and other activities will be incorporated to explore theory and practice promoting inquiry and developing critical thinking in LIS education. The session will encourage participants to consider several facets of online education including design, community building, and assessment. Presenters include LIS educators from several different schools who teach in a variety of content areas.
 
Workshop follow up
Rae-Anne Montague introduced the session by outlining current trends in online education including expectations, scope, and gaps. Karla Lucht described effective practice in preparing for and supporting online instruction. Nicole Cooke offered an analysis of community building. Michael Stephens had planned to discuss participatory culture, but he was not able to attend due to travel delays. Session participants considered challenges and shared questions and tips.

We look forward to another engaging session in conjunction with 10 years of WISE @ALISE2014!

PowerPoint slides Montague

PowerPoint slides Lucht

PowerPoint slides Cooke

PowerPoint slides Stephens