Instructional Technologies and the Effects of COVID-19 on Library Instruction

Tuesday, 8/24/2021 - Wednesday, 8/25/2021
  • 10:00 AM-6:00 PM (Eastern)
  • 9:00 AM-5:00 PM (Central)
  • 8:00 AM-4:00 PM (Mountain)
  • 7:00 AM-3:00 PM (Pacific)

This e-Forum was presented on Tuesday, August 24 and Wednesday, August 25. View the summary of this e-Forum.

Join the Core Instructional Technologies Interest Group to discuss some of your favorite technology tools that are related to instruction. We will also be discussing the potential long-term effects of COVID-19 on library instruction. There will be 8 questions to answer during this E-Forum about instructional technologies and how they can be used in libraries and how COVID-19 has affected library instruction. Participate by answering the questions from August 24-25, or read other’s responses.

Learning Outcomes

During this discussion, participants will...

  • discover new technology tools that other librarians are using for instructional purposes.
  • consider how they use instructional technologies and consider additional ways they can be used.
  • explore how COVID-19 affected library instruction and potential long-term effects on library instruction.

Who Should Attend

Librarians or library school students interested in instruction and technology or those interested in learning more about instructional technologies and potential effects of COVID-19 on library instruction.


Breanne Kirsch is a University Librarian at Briar Cliff University in Sioux City, Iowa. In addition to her MLIS, Bree has a masters in educational technology and is currently working on a doctorate in instructional design and technology. Her current research interests include instructional technologies and universal design for learning.

Melissa Johnson is an Instructional Design Librarian at the Business Library, part of SMU Libraries, located in the Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University, Melissa holds a MS in Library Science and a MS in Learning Technologies. Her professional interests are instructional design and emerging technologies and her tag line, "Nerd by nature; Librarian by choice" helps sum up her personality.




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