Web-based library instruction: What is good pedagogy?

Nancy Hodge Dewald

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Sound pedagogical principles have informed traditional face-to-face library instruction, and the same traditional pedagogies have been used in Web-based library instruction. The unique capabilities of the Web, however, can be used in combination with good pedagogy to create active and creative online learning experiences for students. Following a review of some early pedagogical influences and some recent educators' ideas on Web instruction, the author applies these theories to Web-based library instruction, including selected exemplary sites.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)26-31
Number of pages6
JournalInformation Technology and Libraries
Issue number1
StatePublished - Mar 1 1999

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Information Systems
  • Library and Information Sciences


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