This item is in: Chandos > Information management > e-learning and researchThe Teaching Librarian: Web 2.0, technology, and legal aspects
Kris Helge and Laura McKinnon, Texas Wesleyan University School of Law, USA
Chandos Information Professional Series
- provides examples of empirical research that tests the implementation of Second Life, wikis, and mind maps in pedagogical scenarios
- offers research that enables pedagogy while remaining aware of and complying with current United Kingdom and US legal frameworks
- provides case studies and empirical research showing how to gain acceptance of technology in academic environments
- advises how to prevent technological glitches and manage technological problems as they occur
Librarians need to utilize web 2.0 tools to generate rich-text learning environments, creating enriching, challenging, and supportive learning platforms for students. The Teaching Librarian shows how to utilize wikis, mindmaps, and Second Life to improve pedagogy for librarians. This title covers how to obtain administration approval to implement web 2.0 tools, how to deal with and prevent technological glitches, and remain aware of relevant legal issues in the United Kingdom and the USA. The book also outlines how to create learning interfaces that meet the needs of non-traditional students. The six chapters cover key areas of pedagogy and web 2.0, including: the relevance of LibGuides and its uses for pedagogy; using cloud computing and mobile apps in teaching; teaching with Wikis, Second Life, and Mind Maps; practical issues with web 2.0 technology; and a chapter on the legal issues surrounding the use of web 2.0 for pedagogy.
Readership: Librarians, teachers, and students of Library and Information Science with an interest in pedagogy and new technologies.ISBN 1 84334 733 4
ISBN-13: 978 1 84334 733 0
200 pages 234 x 156mm paperback
Approx. £47.50 / US$80.00 / €55.00
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About the authors
Kris Helge is an Assistant Professor and Public Services Librarian at the Texas Wesleyan University School of Law. He earned a J.D. from South Texas College of Law, a M.S. in Library Science from the University of North Texas, a B.A. from Baylor University, and is a Ph.D. student studying Information Science at the University of North Texas.
Laura McKinnon is an Assistant Professor and Public Services Librarian at Texas Wesleyan University School of Law. Laura teaches an advanced legal research class at Texas Wesleyan. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Telecommunication from the University of Florida, a Juris Doctor degree from the Florida State University College of Law, and a Master of Science in Library and Information Studies (M.L.I.S.) degree from the Florida State University.
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LibGuides relevance; Cloud computing: Using the cloud, dropbox, and Google documents in pedagogy; Mobile Apps; Pedagogy with Wikis, Second life, and Mind maps; Technology issues; Legal issues.