ACRL e-Learning Webcasts
ACRL's online courses and webcasts and designed to meet the demands of your schedule and budget. ACRL e-Learning webcasts are 1.5 hours in length. Webcasts take place in an interactive, online classroom environment with one user/one login. A group registration allows an institution to project the Webcast to participants in the same location.
Google It or Go Elsewhere (September 4, 2014)
This interactive webcast will provide an introduction to a variety of alternatives to Google, cover the strengths and weaknesses of competing tools, and the search techniques each one requires.
You're Doing it Wrong: Ten Rules to Break to Create Awesome Tutorials (September 16, 2014)
Find out how to break free of traditional and ineffective tutorials and learn about a new set of pedagogical strategies based on current research.
Moving from Impossible to Manageable: Helping Students Manage and Focus Research Topics (October 22, 2014)
Learn tips and strategies about collaborating with academic faculty to offer meaningful instruction addressing the skills students need to use when they go about defining, modifying, and planning an “information need” at the beginning of the research process.
Precision Googling: Techniques to Extract Exactly What You Want from the Largest Search Engine (November 13, 2014)
This interactive webcast will include a review of advanced search techniques, syntax, and operators; explanation of recent changes to the search interface; hands-on practice with advanced search operators and tools; and real-time exploration of and discussion of the algorithms that generate user-specific results.
Beyond Worksheets: Using Instructional Technologies for Authentic Assessment of Student Learning (April 7, 2015)
Academic librarians are no strangers to assessment, but figuring out how to implement authentic assessment can be tricky. We all want our instruction to help students, but how do we know if they are actually learning? This interactive webcast will share successful and easy to implement authentic assessment techniques and tools that will have students showing off their skills in no time.