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ALA Annual Meeting, June 2001

San Francisco

New Technologies, New Opportunities:

   Collaborating With Faculty


Encyclopedia of Educational Research, 4 vols.
REF LB15 .E48 1992
Broad subject areas, but does have a section on libraries, their changing environments and technological developments.

The Encyclopedia of Higher Education, 4 vols.
REF LB15 .E49 1992
Covers libraries and their role in higher education.

Philosophy of Education: An Encyclopedia
REF LB17 .P485 1996
Section on literacy and liberal arts education.


Austin, Ann E., and Roger G. Baldwin.   Faculty Collaboration : Enhancing the Quality of Scholarship and Teaching. Washington: School of Education and Human Development, George Washington U, [1991].
Prepared by ERIC Clearinghouse on Higher Education in cooperation with ASHE, Association for the Study of Higher Education. Discusses cooperation and professional socialization in universities and colleges. Bibliography and index.

Cole, Robert A., ed.  Issues in Web-based Pedagogy: A Critical Primer.   Westport, CN: Greenwood, 2000.
Substantial articles from the Greenwood educators' reference collection, covering most issues involved in online teaching. Bibliography and index.

Dowler, Lawrence, ed.  Gateways to Knowledge: The Role of Academic Libraries in Teaching, Learning, and Research.  Cambridge: MIT P, c1997.
Discusses the effects of advanced technology on libraries, teaching, and research. Bibliography and index. Also available online from NetLibrary.

Falk, Dennis R., and Helen L. Carlson.  Multimedia in Higher Education: A Practical Guide to New Tools for Interactive Teaching and Learning.   Medford, NJ : Learned Information, 1995.
Presents some of the tricks of the trade. Bibliography and index.

Farber, Evan Ira.  Teaching and Technology: The Impact of Unlimited Information Access in Classroom Teaching: Proceedings of a National Forum at Earlham College. Ann Arbor, MI: Pierian, 1991.
From one of the luminaries in library instruction. Articles on educational technology and libraries' relations with faculty.

Maier, Pat, and Adam Warren.  Integrating Technology in Learning & Teaching: A Practial Guide for Educators. London: Kogan Page, 2000.
Designing learning environments. Bibliography and index. Complemented and extended by the active*guide, a web site hosted by the Centre for Learning and Teaching at the University of Southampton. [See]

Salmon, Gilly.  E-moderating: The Key to Teaching and Learning Online.  London: Kogan Page, 2000.
Computer-assisted instruction for distance learners. Using the Internet in education. Bibliography and index.


Getty, Nancy K., et al. "Using Courseware to Deliver Library Instruction Via the Web: Four Examples. " Reference Services Review 28.4 (2000):349-60.
Evaluation of four courseware products--Web Course in a Box, Blackboard,, and WebCT.

Fowler, Clara S., and Elizabeth A. Dupuis. "What Have We Done? TILT's Impact on Our Instruction Program. " Reference Services Review 28.4 (2000): 343-349.
Case study of the excellent Texas Information Literacy Tutorial (TILT). Composition students take the tutorial before assignment-driven library sessions. A library initiative for undergraduates and distance learning.

Lampert, Lynn D., and Deborah Moore. "Transitions With Technology: Information Specialists at California Lutheran University ." Information Outlook 4.5 (2000): 16-18.
About the transformation of the academic librarian to academic information specialist and the integration of technology into the curriculum. Describes the genesis of a faculty development program called Teaching, Technology, and Teamwork (TTT).

Lederer, Naomi. "New Form(at): Using the Web to Teach Research and Critical Thinking Skills ." Reference Services Review 28.2 (2000): 130-53.
Discusses the rationale of using web pages to teach research skills at Colorado State University. Includes examples of pages and evaluation by instructors.

Orians, Colin, and Laurie Sabol. "Using the Web to Teach Library Research Skills in Introductory Biology: A Collaboration Between Faculty and Librarians." Issues in Science & Technology No. 23 (Summer 1999). Library Lit. H.W. Wilson. Accessed at Appalachian State U Lib, Boone, NC. 31 May 2001. <>.
Online article describing the process of setting up a collaborative course. Has an evaluative summary.

Porter, G. Margaret. "Campus-wide Partnerships Through Teaching, Learning and Technology Roundtables." Reference Services Review 29.2 (2001): 116-22.
How to create collaborative partnerships using Roundtable discussions. Six hundred campuses across the country are trying it.

Smalley, Topsy N. "Partnering with Faculty to Interweave Internet Instruction Into College Coursework ." Reference Services Review 26.2 (1998): 19-27.
Working with faculty to create course-related instruction that includes Internet resources. Provides an example of a web exercise for a basic oceanography course.

Werking, Richard Hume. "How Teachers Teach, How Students Learn: "Doing" History and Opening Windows ." Library Hi Tech 9.3 (1991): 83-6.
Excerpt from Teaching and Technology, cited above. Discusses the impact of computers on classroom methods.

Zhang, Wenxian. "Building Partnerships in Liberal Arts Education: Library Team Teaching ." Reference Services Review 29.2 (2001): 141-50.
Partnering with faculty and technology professionals to promote active learning and critical thinking skills.



Technology and Faculty/Librarian Collaboration
Excellent slide show by Miriam E. Joseph and Jeannette E. Pierce from the Pius Library at Saint Louis University. Includes a comprehensive resource guide to Teaching in Higher Education.

TWIST : Teaching With Innovative Style and Technology
Outstanding program from the University of Iowa Libraries. A collaborative effort to pair librarians and faculty members to "create web-based learning environments that extend teaching beyond classroom walls." Highly successful, in three years TWIST staff has worked with over 100 library/faculty teams to create over 160 course websites. TWISTed Pairs provides links to the websites.

Curriculum Integration of Educational Technology
Comprehensive Research Guide from Thomas Byrne Library at Spring Hill College in Mobile, Alabama.

Syllabus: Chemistry 396
Excellent example of a syllabus of a web-based course. Taught by a chemistry professor and a science librarian at Oberlin College.

.etc. - Educational Technology Center
How an Educational Technology Center, like this one at the University of Buffalo, promotes the use of technology in the classroom by providing the latest technology, a library, and a staff to assist with software applications, web site design and multimedia.


Educational Technology & Distance Education Books Bibliography
Sections listing recommended books on Distance Education & Online Learning, Instructional Technology & Design; Multimedia; and Staff Training. Over 60 pages long.

Wabash Center
Extensive bibliography on Distance Education - Teaching and Learning. With sections on faculty support, learner support, online learning communities, and technologies for teaching and learning.

WebCT Communities
Everything to know about WebCT, with tutorials, a Library of articles, studies, recommended books, and OTLNewsletter. Link to Academic e-Learning Communities.

Compiled in June 2001 by LPSS Library Instruction Committee, ACRL.
Chair: Elizabeth Williams, Reference/Instruction Librarian, Appalachian State University Libraries, Boone, NC 28608.