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File 2016-2-11-DLS-Executive-Committee-Minutes

by Karla Aleman on Wed, May 11, 2016 at 08:17 am

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File 2015-12-16-DLS-Executive-Committee-Minutes

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File 2015-9-15-DLS-Executive-Committee-Minutes

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Discussion Get Involved as a DLS Leader!

by Kathleen Pickens on Tue, May 10, 2016 at 12:52 pm

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.

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.pickens@cincinnatistate.edu by August 1, 2016.

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Event DLS Instruction Section Virtual Event: Exploring Online Student Engagement: Encouraging Active Learning at a Distance

by 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):

https://acrl.webex.com/acrl/onstage/g.php?MTID=e602fae2c55d6c02a9bbf1049722d10fd

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):

https://acrl.webex.com/acrl/onstage/g.php?MTID=e602fae2c55d6c02a9bbf1049722d10fd

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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Event DLS Discussion Group Committee Meeting

by Jill Hallam-Miller on Wed, Mar 23, 2016 at 07:34 am

The Discussion Group will meet to discuss possible topics for its post-Annual virtual discussion/event.

There is no formal agenda.

The meeting is open to all interested in attending. We welcome all ideas.

Participant Log-in URL:
https://www.anymeeting.com/120-634-039
Dial-in Number: 323-920-0091
Attendee PIN: 284 5468#
Meeting ID: 4481520

Event March DLS Executive Committee Meeting

by Karla Aleman on Mon, Mar 21, 2016 at 11:33 am

Topic: DLS March Meeting
Date: Tuesday, March 22, 2016
Time: 2:30 pm, Eastern Daylight Time (New York, GMT-04:00)
Meeting Number: 641 029 869
Meeting Password: (This meeting does not require a password.)

Topic: DLS March Meeting
Date: Tuesday, March 22, 2016
Time: 2:30 pm, Eastern Daylight Time (New York, GMT-04:00)
Meeting Number: 641 029 869
Meeting Password: (This meeting does not require a password.)

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Discussion Assessment at a Distance: In Theory and Practice

by Jill Hallam-Miller on Wed, Feb 24, 2016 at 07:19 am

Did you miss the DLS Discussion Group's virtual event "Assessment at a Distance: In Theory and Practice" last week? We've got you covered!

You can view the archived session featuring speakers Jenna Kammer and Navadeep Khanal from the University of Missouri and Natalie Bennett from the University of Tennessee Chattanooga, the Twitter back channel discussion, and the presenters' slides on the DLS website.

Did you miss the DLS Discussion Group's virtual event "Assessment at a Distance: In Theory and Practice" last week? We've got you covered!

You can view the archived session featuring speakers Jenna Kammer and Navadeep Khanal from the University of Missouri and Natalie Bennett from the University of Tennessee Chattanooga, the Twitter back channel discussion, and the presenters' slides on the DLS website.

Please don't forget to share your thoughts, suggestions, and feedback!

Have questions? Contact Jill Hallam-Miller at jbhm001@bucknell.edu.

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Event DLS Discussion Group Virtual Event: Assessment at a Distance: In Theory and Practice

by Jill Hallam-Miller on Mon, Feb 1, 2016 at 08:09 am

Event: “Assessment at a Distance: In Theory and Practice”
Date: Thursday, February 18th, 2016 3-4pm Eastern; 2-3pm Central; 12-1pm Pacific
Register online: https://acrl.webex.com/acrl/onstage/g.php?MTID=e73a701e560b791f05f68b20ef3f74844

Event: “Assessment at a Distance: In Theory and Practice”
Date: Thursday, February 18th, 2016 3-4pm Eastern; 2-3pm Central; 12-1pm Pacific
Register online: https://acrl.webex.com/acrl/onstage/g.php?MTID=e73a701e560b791f05f68b20ef3f74844

Please join the Distance Learning Section Discussion Group in our virtual post-Midwinter discussion, “ACRL DLS Assessment at a Distance: In Theory and Practice Meeting.”  We will host speakers Jenna Kammer, Instructional Designer at the University of Missouri and Navadeep Khanal, E-Learning Librarian at the University of Missouri. They will share how to assess meeting student learning outcomes using assessment plans geared toward the macro level of reviewing institutional data, to the micro level of collecting and analyzing in-course assessment methods and student performance in online courses. Our third speaker, Natalie Bennet, Online Services Librarian at the University of Tennessee Chattanooga, will share how she uses discussion boards to gauge student learning and will demonstrate the use of discussion boards to gain vital qualitative assessment.

Attendees will need a headset or speakers and an Internet connection. Prior to accessing the meeting, you will need to have the most up-to-date version of Java downloaded. If attendees have any difficulties accessing the meeting, they can call WebEx’s tech support number at 877-469-3239.

If you have never attended WebEx Event before, you may want to review this information prior to the session:

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