ALISE 2009 - Workshop Schedule
Tuesday, January 20, 2009
8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Community in Online Learning: Preparing WISE Scholars Workshop
WISE (Web-Based Information Science Education) Consortium and ALISE Distance Education SIG
This workshop is open to all interested conference attendees, especially doctoral students. Knowledgeable presenters will address key issues in online pedagogy in the context of library and information science education in a highly participatory environment. In addition to contributing to discussion during the panel sessions, participants will have the opportunity to join breakout groups to discuss preparing online students for long-term professional success.
8:30 a.m. – 8:50 a.m.
Welcome and Overview of Best Practices in Online Education
This introduction to the workshop will recognize ALISE Award recipients for WISE Faculty of the Year 2008 and discussion of their best practices.
Bruce Kingma (Syracuse); Linda C. Smith (Illinois)
8:50 a.m. – 9:50 a.m.
Stepping out of CMS: Student Communication Technologies Beyond the Course Management System
Panel Presentation and Discussion of effective practices for instructor/student, student/student, and student/instructor communication strategies outside the context of the online course management system, as well as with the wider community of LIS professionals, alumni and prospective students.
Presenters: Scott Nicholson (Syracuse); Richard Urban (Illinois)
9:50 a.m. - 10:40 a.m.
Coverage of the Presidential Inauguration of Barack Obama is offered for anyone who wishes to remain in the room during this time.
10:40 a.m. – 11:20 a.m.
Stitches in Time: Online Pedagogy for Synchronous & Asynchronous Learning Communities
Panel Presentation and Discussion of student engagement in synchronous online sessions and asynchronous on-demand faculty development.
Debbie Faires (San Jose); Anne McKinney (Illinois)
11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Breakout Session: Preparing Students for Successful Careers
Breakout groups will discuss ideas and strategies for long-term student learning and success as members of the LIS professional community.
Facilitators: Debbie Faires (San Jose State University), Bruce Kingma (Syracuse University), Anne McKinney (University of Illinois), Rae-Anne Montague (University of Illinois), Scott Nicholson (Syracuse University), Linda C. Smith (University of Illinois), Richard Urban (University of Illinois), Rae-Anne Montague (University of Illinois)
12:15 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Discussion of the results of the breakout sessions and general closure of the workshop.