Online and in the Classroom
Follow the Instruction Cycle
Creation of instructional outlines (lesson plans)
Use Learning Objectives (discussed in IL slides)
Active learning exercises related to objectives
Use of tutorials and screencasts
LibGuides (or research guides)
Evaluation and Assessment
Who is the audience?
What are your instructional goals?
What type of instruction?
What do they know? What are their
Create a lesson plan?
In class exercises? Active learning?
1. Objectives/ Learning
2. Active Learning
Designing the Lesson
Don't try to cover too much
Make what you teach relevant –
real life examples
Logical progression of concepts
Use memory helpers:
Number items or use acronyms to aid
Repeat key points in different ways
Ask questions and summarize
Lesson Plan Form
Keeps you organized
Can be used in any
Involve the audience
Clickers or Cell Phone Surveys
Example Activity with Objective
2.2.D.1 Demonstrates when it is
appropriate to search a particular field (e.g.
title, author, subject)
Activity: Give students cards with different
topics, have students perform the search, and
then tell you what works
Lesson Plan for Public Speaking Class
Benefits of Tutorials/Screencasts
Delivers Consistent, Accurate Message
Short and On-Point Instruction
Ease of Use Factor
Relieves Instruction Burnout
Instant Assessment with Quiz Feature
Examples of Tutorials
Developing a Research
• Online guides to using the library’s resources that can be
designed around a subject or for specific classes and
• Can be built around the course syllabus or an assignment
to connect students with the specific library resources
they will need to be successful.
• Faculty can link to the guide or embed it into their
Evaluation vs. Assessment
How well did you teach your class?
What did the students learn?
How effective is an instruction program?
Student must demonstrate new knowledge
Tied to class learning objectives
Three important purposes for assessment:
Ensure that students are learning what the institution
or profession considers essential skills.
Provide a basis for improving learning
Satisfy the need for accountability to institution or
company by explaining clearly the institution’s goals
Assessing in the Single Class
One Minute Assessment
Assessing as you go
One minute writing summary
Open recap of class
Methods After a Class
Assignments & papers
Skills involved in completing assignment
Professional projects or performance