Heidi, do say more about your techniques in using chat. In Blackboard?
Joanna F. Fountain, Ph.D.
Heidi Hoerman wrote:
> Back in July you all were talking about practice work in teaching beginning
> cataloging -- I was watching shorebirds migrate in the Bay of Funday at the
> time -- so sorry about being late to catch up and put my two cents in.
> Cent #1: Yes, it's a shame we cannot get student access to the Desktop at a
> reasonable price. For those of us who teach at a distance and have
> students doing their work in multiple states, it becomes even more of a
> hassle. We have no such thing as a "single site" in which to have our
> Cent #2: I'm in the third (I think) round of teaching AACR2-based
> cataloging using electronic chat and it is great! In fact, I think
> students learn AACR2 better through this medium than any other method I've
> used in the past 13 years of teaching cataloging. I'd rather teach 68
> students to catalog using chat than 15 in a classroom. Seriously.
> Of course, it is exhausting. But, hey, it works!
> If anyone wants to ask about how I do this, let me know.
> (And THANK YOU for setting up this list, C.O.F.!!)