Archive for July, 2009

Current technologies, timeless insights

On June 5, 2009, the USM Libraries hosted the NELIG (New England Library Instruction Group) Annual Program, Tapping into Learning Environments of the Future.  While speakers indeed used new technologies, the technology did not eclipse the solid insights on student learning.  Two particular examples come to mind. Keynote speaker Donald […]

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A distance education book worth examining closely

Beck, E., & Greive, D. (2005). Going the distance: A handbook for part-time & adjunct faculty who teach online. Ann Arbor, MI: Adjunct Advocate, Inc. Those of you developing online classes may find this book extremely useful.  Despite its title it addresses online instructional issues that concern all faculty.  The […]

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