MOOCs and Constructivist Information Literacy

The rise of the MOOCs (massive open online courses) over the past two years has been widespread throughout major universities.  What are the advantages and disadvantages of a MOOC?  What information literacy skills are necessary for learning on a massive global scale in digital culture?

A UW Certificate in Virtual Worlds graduate, Dr. Valerie Hill, joins a panel in Second Life to share a session sponsored by the American Library Association ACRL (Association of College and Research Librarians) Virtual World Interest group.

“MOOCs & Constructivist Information Literacy”

Presented by: Valibrarian Gregg (Valerie Hill), Ilene Pratt (Ilene Frank) and Michele Keba

Sunday October 27, 2013 12-1:30SLT

At the Community Virtual Library Meeting Space in Second Life

SLURL:  http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Imagination%20Island/99/188/25

Anyone interested is welcome to attend.

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