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The future? : open online courses and the library Fields, Erin 2013-10-22

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The Future?  Open Online Courses and the Library Erin Fields Teaching & Learning Librarian (Flexible Learning)  erin.fields@ubc.ca I believe in an open mind …    but not so open that your brains fall out. Arthur Hays Sulzberger The Famous MOOCsters of EDULANDIA by CogDogBlog, unless otherwise expressly stated, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. Our most effective involvement… will be diverse: tutor, mentor, coach, navigator, consultant, collection developer, knowledge manager, instructional designer, and participant.  (Mahraj, 2012) Copyright Clearance & OA Resources Creating LIS MOOCS Technology Support Training Programs Development of Guides Too Many to Count Where is the Library? Current Literature Is serving as copyright consultants the best we can offer... and can we offer MOOC attendees the same level of access to resources that we offer on-site students or those working online? (Bell, 2013, para.3)  Can, and should, libraries attempt to support MOOC students the way they support traditional—e.g., paying—students?  (Schwarz, 2013, para.13) Community Digital Literacy  Support Questions? • Anders, George. “Are They Learning Or Cheating? Online Teaching’s Dilemma. “ Forbes, 16 Aug., 2012. Web. 01 Aug. 2013. • Bell, Steven. "Higher Ed in State of Flux for the Fall | From the Bell Tower." Library Journal. Library Journal, 4 Sept. 2013. Web. 01 Aug. 2013. • Mahraj, Katty. 2012. “Using Information Expertise to Enhance Massive Open Online Courses.” Public Services Quarterly.  8 (4): 359-368.  • Proffitt, Merrilee. (March 2013) MOOCs and Libraries: An Overview of the (Current) Landscape.  MOOCs and Libraries: Massive Opportunity or Overwhelming Challenge? Retrieved from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OnocUiX3lXM&feature=youtu.be • Schwartz, Meredith. "Massive Open Opportunity: Supporting MOOCs in Public and Academic Libraries." Library Journal. Library Journal, 10 May 2013. Web. 01 Aug. 2013. • Young, Jeffrey R. “Dozens of Plagiarism Incidents Are Reported in Coursera's Free Online Courses.” The Chronicle of Higher Education, 16 Aug., 2012. Web. 01 Aug. 2013.        Erin Fields Teaching & Learning Librarian (Flexible Learning)  erin.fields@ubc.ca 


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