So You Want to Create an Interactive Information Literacy Tutorial?

Learn about the experience creating an interactive information literacy tutorial from beginning to end in collaboration with a multimedia designer in this ACRL Webcast. Evaluate the potential of tutorial as an assessment tool and an opportunity for self-evaluation.


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October 19, 2010
11 a.m. Pacific | 12:00 p.m. Mountain | 1:00 p.m. Central | 2:00 p.m. Eastern

90 minutes 

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Although there are numerous examples of Information Literacy tutorials, few of them can truly be called interactive. They comprise of screens filled with text and the “interactive” element consists of clicking from one screen to the next. This webcast is unique because it will allow you not only to collect practical ideas, but also analyze the concept of the Information Literacy tutorial as a flexible tool that can be used for strategic assessment in the classroom, as well as a stand-alone source for students that provides individualized feedback and the opportunity for review. This session will detail the experience of the presenter in creating a tutorial from beginning to end in collaboration with a multimedia designer. The webcast will include information on: 1. The logistical process of creating a tutorial for an entire college district and the research behind the methodology 2. How to create a robust balance between content and interactivity 3. How to decide what content to include 4. Usability testing 5. Implementation 
Learning Outcomes:
Deconstruct the anatomy of an interactive Information Literacy tutorial.
Evaluate the potential of an Information Literacy Tutorial as an assessment tool in the classroom as well as an opportunity for tailored self-evaluation.
Investigate ways in which content can be applied in a variety of institutional contexts.
Audience: Anyone who is interested in developing an interactive information literacy tutorial.
Cinthya Ippoliti, Library Division Chair, Paradise Valley Community College

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