This poster is part of the Distance Library Instruction Virtual Poster Session hosted by the ACRL DLS Instruction Committee. We encourage you to ask questions and engage in discussion on this poster! Authors will respond to comments between April 1-5.
Terry Schiavone and Bethann Zani Rea, Penn State University Libraries
This poster presents the unique challenges facing distance learning students. Additionally, this study proposes solutions and methods to help facilitate a successful experience while attending an online program. Online education can present obstacles with communication, collaboration, and work/life balance. This presentation offers insight from a former and current ischool student.
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About the Presenters:
Terry Schiavone is a Digital Processing Specialist in the Digitization Unit at the Penn State University Libraries and a Content Editor for the Student Research Journal at San Jose State University. Currently enrolled at San Jose State University’s in the M.L.I.S ischool program with a focus on academic librarianship.
Bethann Rea is the Digital Production Supervisor for the Preservation, Conservation and Digitization department at Penn State. She is also a Penn State Alumna with undergraduate degrees in Art History and Art. Ms. Rea earned her MLIS degree with a focus in academic librarianship from Syracuse University in December 2015.