Event Title

Learning Online: Research needs and instructional preferences of business students

Session Format

Poster

Conference Tracks

Library Instruction and Instruction Design

Short Description

What is the best method to deliver library research skills to upper-division students? What factors impact and influence their behaviors and preferences? Librarians face many difficulties in developing and delivering online content that students find useful and engaging. Students surveyed for the project are experienced online learners that have clear expectations and preferences of how to learn new skills. This poster will highlight the research needs of students enrolled in two upper-division business courses, what behaviors influence how they choose to learn, and their preferred learning format.

Long Description

What is the best method to deliver library research skills to upper-division students? What factors impact and influence their behaviors and preferences? Librarians face many difficulties in developing and delivering online content that students find useful and engaging. Students surveyed for the project are experienced online learners that have clear expectations and preferences of how to learn new skills. This poster will highlight the research needs of students enrolled in two upper-division business courses, what behaviors influence how they choose to learn, and their preferred learning format.

Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives

Participants will be able to identify the preferred learning format of online students

Participants will be able to understand the factors that influence these behaviors and preferences

Interaction strategies

Asking participants of their experiences in creating online content and what they think influences students preferences

Tags

Online instruction, distance students, research needs, business students

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Learning Online: Research needs and instructional preferences of business students

What is the best method to deliver library research skills to upper-division students? What factors impact and influence their behaviors and preferences? Librarians face many difficulties in developing and delivering online content that students find useful and engaging. Students surveyed for the project are experienced online learners that have clear expectations and preferences of how to learn new skills. This poster will highlight the research needs of students enrolled in two upper-division business courses, what behaviors influence how they choose to learn, and their preferred learning format.