ACRL DLS (Distance Learning Section) Section
Note: Registration for this event closed within 24 hours of initial posting. However, the session will be recorded, and the recording, along with documentation generated during breakout sessions, will be publicly available on the DLS website at http://acrl.ala.org/DLS/resources-publications/virtual-events/ one to two weeks after the event!
We are also planning to continue this discussion in another forum. Please stay tuned for details!
Join the ACRL DLS Discussion Group’s post-annual event, “Show and Tell: Cool Tools for Distance Library Services,” on July 27th from 2:30 - 4:00 ET. This online discussion will feature six presentations from librarians with new and innovative ideas for working with distance learning students. After the presentations, participants will have the opportunity to work in small groups to create an implementation plan for a cool tool or service in their own libraries.
Registration is limited to 100 total participants.
Registration is closed.
Registration will close on July 20th or when capacity is reached.
You will receive a registration confirmation with information about connecting to the session once your registration has been submitted and accepted.
Hello Distance Librarians!
The Distance Learning Section (DLS) of ACRL is seeking:
- Two candidates to run for Vice-Chair on the 2017 ballot, a three-year total commitment.
- Two candidates to run for Secretary/Archivist Elect on the 2017 ballot, a two-year total commitment.
- Two candidates to run for Member-at-Large on the 2017 ballot, a two-year total commitment.
Please see the attached document for an explanation of the responsibilities for each position.
All nominees must be current DLS members and have consented to their candidacy. Only two candidates may run for each office so if more than two candidates are nominated, the DLS Nominating Committee will select the two candidates to run on the Spring 2017 ballot. Elections will be conducted by ballot. All candidates will be notified of the election results via email on Friday April 28, 2017.
If you are interested in nominating yourself or someone else (with their permission) please send a brief biography and statement of interest to the DLS Nominating Committee Chair, Kathleen Pickens, at Kathleen.firstname.lastname@example.org by August 1, 2016.
DLS Instruction Section Virtual Event: Exploring Online Student Engagement: Encouraging Active Learning at a Distanceby Natalie Bennett on Mon, Apr 18, 2016 at 01:29 pm
Event: Exploring Online Student Engagement: Encouraging Active Learning at a Distance
Date: Wednesday, May 4th, 2016 2-3pm Eastern; 1-2pm Central; 11 am-12pm Pacific
Register online (FREE):
Please join the Distance Learning Section Instruction Section in our virtual post-DLS Conference webinar: “Exploring Online Student Engagement: Encouraging Active Learning at a Distance”
This session includes three presentations. Christina Pryor & Kyla Hunt from Amigos Library Services will share practical tips to give warm and humorous presentations, avoid common pitfalls, and increase audience participation. Next, Victoria Raish from Penn State University will share her experience using the social media tool, Yammer, to bring the same robustness of face-to-face debates to the online environment. Finally, Adele Merritt Bernard, Arlene Alleyne-Regis & Selwyn Rodulfo from the University of the West Indies Open Campus will share their experiences creating a positive and active learning experience and engaging library users across a diverse and distributed university population.
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