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.
Karen Johnson, Library & Information Resource Network (LIRN); Kearin Reid, LIRN; and Cyndi Kibby, LIRN
It can be challenging for librarians to keep students engaged in online webinars. We created introductory nursing webinars that replaced the lecture and slide deck with an interactive worksheet for students to complete and discuss. The result is an increase in overall student engagement and positive student feedback.
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About the Presenters:
Karen Johnson provides online training and reference services as a librarian for the Library and Information Resources Network (LIRN), a consortium serving higher education institutions. She enjoys teaching students critical research skills and developing curriculum resources for academic programs. In addition to a master’s degree in Library & Information Science, she has completed graduate work in Curriculum & Instruction.
Kearin Reid, a part-time librarian with LIRN, provides remote reference services to students and faculty at several colleges and universities. In addition to a master’s degree in Library and Information Science, she has a provisional AHIP (Academy of Health Information Professionals) membership through the Medical Library Association.
Cyndi Kibby oversees the delivery of remote librarian services at LIRN. She enjoys making instructional videos and providing online training. She has a special interest in low-stakes assignments that incorporate the library into the curriculum. She has a master’s degree in Library & Information Science and a master’s degree in English Education.