ACRL DLS Instruction Committee Hosting May 19 Webinar on Collaborative Instructional Design

Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)

April 29, 2017

(via Heather Dalal, Rider University)

Join the ACRL DLS (Distance Learning Section) Instruction Committee for our free spring webinar, “Collaborative Instructional Design: Leveraging Resources to Build Online Learning Experiences”. The webinar will take place on Friday, May 19, from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM CDT. More information is below.

 Student interest and participation in online courses and learning experiences are growing, but library budgets and resources are typically not. Collaborative instructional design is one way to leverage existing staff and technology to create library learning experiences for patrons in online spaces. Joelle Pitts, Instructional Design Librarian for Kansas State University, will discuss the case for collaborative design and guidelines for successful implementation based on her work leading an inter-institutional library instruction consortium. Particular focus will be given to the design and development phases, including the use of the rapid prototyping model, and the logistics of team testing and assessment. Pitts will share critical questions, transferrable tips, and common challenges.

To register for the webinar, go here. This event will recorded and shared. If you have any questions, contact the DLS Instruction Committee Co-Chairs, Natalie Bennett ( and Anjali Bhasin ( Click here to learn more about Joelle Pitts.

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