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Online Doc Minutes Landing Page

by Christine Tobias on Tue, Mar 4, 2014 at 03:27 pm

Use this as a landing page for uploading minutes.  Simply click on the Edit tab, then scroll down to Add File Attachments (below).  We will collect minutes here.

Discussion VR Tutorial Subcommittee Summary of Current Activities 2013 (July)

by Jared Hoppenfeld on Wed, Jul 17, 2013 at 11:57 am

In process:

In process:

  • Skills module - will be complete by the end of summer
    • Once this is complete, the Virtual Reference Companion will go "live", to be linked from RSS webpage(s).
    • A call will go out requesting "Tips & Best Practices" from MARS, RSS, VR, and other groups with content to be added to this resource
  • As content gets added to modules, so do references get added to the Resources pod
  • Team meeting - entire team meets monthly.  Module teams meet as needed for revision tasks.
  • Progress reports - updates shared periodically with VR Committee, RSS, and MARS.

Completed:

  • Welcome
  • Planning
  • Technologies
  • Marketing
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Discussion VR Tutorial Subcommittee Goals 2013-2014

by Jared Hoppenfeld on Wed, Jul 17, 2013 at 11:48 am
  • Have 5 modules modules complete by end of summer (Completed - Welcome, Planning, Technologies, Marketing; In process - Skills)
  • Finish the rest of the modules (Information Literacy, Staffing/Partners, Assessment, and Professional Development) by Annual 2014
  • Put a call out for "Tips & Best Practices" from MARS, RSS, VR, and others to add to this resource
  • Meet monthly to discuss module revisions and results
  • Share progress updates on a timely basis

Event Virtual Reference Tutorial Sub-Committee (RUSA RSS)

by ALAConnect Helpdesk (staff) on Fri, Jun 7, 2013 at 01:25 pm

Meeting of the RSS Virtual Reference Tutorial Sub-Committee (in partnership with the RSS/MARS Virtual Reference Services Committee) during the RSS Open House and All-Committee Meeting

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Discussion Goals 2012-2013

by Jennifer Lau-Bond on Wed, Apr 3, 2013 at 09:47 am

 

 

  • Finish updating content for 4 modules and add them to Drupal by the end of 2012 (Planning-completed; Training/Interview Skills/Core Competencies-in progress and merging into one module)
  • Finish updating content for remaining modules and add to Drupal by ALA Annual 2013 (revised goal is to have 5 modules complete by Annual 2013 and to have the entire resource completed by Annual 2014)
  • Create a survey for collecting quotes from practitioners in the field to use on the site
  • Perform user testing on modules with the ALA VR community
  • Meet monthly to discuss module revisions and results
  • Share progress updates on a timely basis

 

UPDATE (October 2012): The committee has been meeting regularly and continues to work on the modules. We are making progress and are nearing the end of work on our first two modules.

UPDATE (April 3, 2013): The committee continues to meet regularly and is working on modules in subgroups.  The 4 previously-mentioned modules are almost done (3 of them are being merged into one Skills module) and we are currently working on the Technologies module.  5 more modules to go plus the welcome page.

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Event Virtual Midwinter meeting

by Jennifer Lau-Bond on Tue, Feb 5, 2013 at 10:08 am

Since we are a virtual committee, we have scheduled a meeting for Midwinter using Blackboard Collaborate. The meeting will be held 1/22/13 at 1pm CST. UPDATE: The meeting was rescheduled for Feb 5 at 12pm CST.

Discussion Summary of Current Activities Midwinter 2013

by Jennifer Lau-Bond on Tue, Feb 5, 2013 at 10:00 am

In process:

  • Training module – finalizing content updates
  • Interview skills module - content being created and uploaded to Drupal
  • Team discussing how to avoid duplicating content between modules
  • Team meetings – entire team meets monthly. Module teams meet as needed for revision tasks.
  • Progress reports – updates shared periodically with VR Committee, RSS and MARS

 

 

Event Virtual 2013 Annual Meeting

by Jennifer Lau-Bond on Thu, Dec 6, 2012 at 01:28 pm

Since we are a virtual committee, we have scheduled a meeting for ALA Annual using Blackboard Collaborate. The meeting will be held 6/24/13 at 1pm CST

 

Discussion Virtual Reference Tutorial Subcommittee Roster

by Jared Hoppenfeld on Tue, Oct 16, 2012 at 04:26 pm

 

Jared Hoppenfeld (Chair, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2013)Jennifer Lau-Bond (Chair, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2013)Valli Hoski (Member, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2013)Karen A. Reiman-Sendi (Member, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2014)Ms. Joelle Thomas (Member, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2014)Christine Tobias (Member, July 1, 2012 to June 30, 2013)Neal Pomea (Member, July 1, 2012 to June 30, 2013)

 

Discussion Summary of Current Activities July 2012

by Jennifer Lau-Bond on Thu, Jul 12, 2012 at 02:11 pm

In process:

  • Training module – finalizing content updates and adding to Drupal
  • Interview skills module - begin discussing updates as a larger group, then sending to sub-group for actual content updating and adding to Drupal
  • List of resources/bibliography - organize the list by topic, continue to add sources as needed
  • Team meeting – entire team meets monthly. Module teams meet as needed for revision tasks.
  • Progress reports – updates shared periodically with VR Committee, RSS and MARS

Waiting for:

In process:

  • Training module – finalizing content updates and adding to Drupal
  • Interview skills module - begin discussing updates as a larger group, then sending to sub-group for actual content updating and adding to Drupal
  • List of resources/bibliography - organize the list by topic, continue to add sources as needed
  • Team meeting – entire team meets monthly. Module teams meet as needed for revision tasks.
  • Progress reports – updates shared periodically with VR Committee, RSS and MARS

Waiting for:

  • Permissions from ALA to edit the Welcome screen in Drupal

Completed:

  • Content of the Policies module has been updated and loaded to Drupal
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