Digital library in principle and practice - Università degli Studi di ParmaEMMA
What you'll learn on the course
The MOOC will describe many digital libraries which have been originally developed for facilitating knowledge sharing and creation and make available digital library learning spaces. Over the MOOC we will cover the following topics:
- What is a digital library?
Introduces you to the basics of the digital library. You will learn how to identify the fundamental elements of a digital library and review examples taken from international and national projects.
- How can you use a digital library for learning?
Topic 2 focuses on access and re-use of digital library as you learn the steps in accessing and remixing a digital resource from a digital library. By the end of this topic, you will begin to understand the important steps and elements of using a digital library for learning. You will also learn to recognize the importance of selecting appropriate resources (images, texts, audio, video, etc.) and the value of creating a digital library for your course.
- How can you create a digital library?
A step-by-step approach will be used to illustrate how digital libraries can be used to support your teaching as a part of creating a course digital library. By the end of this topic you will be able to plan your digital library supporting a interesting and innovative way of teaching.
- Associating resources and tools to evidenced learning needs
In topic 4, you will revise the final version of your digital library plan, publish it online and discuss with the course participants how it might be used in the classroom to support teaching and learning.