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From Lectures and Quizzes to Wikis and Blogs in the Library Classroom
LOEX Conference Proceedings 2010
  • Joan Petit, Portland State University
  • Amanda Click, American University in Cairo
Document Type
New Materials: Innovative Use of Instructional Technology
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Three years ago, the required library instruction class at the American University in Cairo was full of dull lectures, multiple choice quizzes, and a required paper that rarely inspired student learning. Librarians set out to update the class, first by moving content out of Blackboard and into a collaborative wiki and then later by eliminating the weekly quizzes in favor of student blogging. Despite some challenges, the students reported that the blogs were a highlight of the now-interesting class. Come hear about the stumbling blocks, near-disasters, and ultimate success of this new approach to student learning.

Citation Information
Joan Petit and Amanda Click. "From Lectures and Quizzes to Wikis and Blogs in the Library Classroom" (2012)
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