Title of Presentation

Practicing Community-Building Online

Presentation Type

Presentation

Conference Track

Other: Online Community

Description

Professional development for library workers, meetings and communication, and teaching information literacy instruction are increasingly happening in online-only platforms, yet we rarely talk past the technical logistics of bringing people together in conversation across technologies. In this lightning talk we will present ideas and practices that we have been experimenting with in our Online Learning Community of Practice, including networking activities, facilitation strategies, and embodiment exercises, that attempt to build community in online only spaces.

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify and recognize challenges relating to engaging in fully online communication

  • Strategies and ideas for connecting genunielly with colleagues and users online

Twitter Handle(s)

@alwaysreeding @runbrarian

Start Date

29-3-2019 1:15 PM

End Date

29-3-2019 2:00 PM

Persistent Identifier

https://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/28023

Subjects

Information literacy -- Study and teaching (Higher), Professional learning communities, Online social networks

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Mar 29th, 1:15 PM Mar 29th, 2:00 PM

Practicing Community-Building Online

Professional development for library workers, meetings and communication, and teaching information literacy instruction are increasingly happening in online-only platforms, yet we rarely talk past the technical logistics of bringing people together in conversation across technologies. In this lightning talk we will present ideas and practices that we have been experimenting with in our Online Learning Community of Practice, including networking activities, facilitation strategies, and embodiment exercises, that attempt to build community in online only spaces.