Online Teaching and Learning: A Practical Guide for Librarians features three main sections:
- Section I: Theory into Practice forms the basis in theory of learning that ultimately influences practice. It includes definition, importance in today’s society, benefits and challenges, and categories and types of online learning with examples to illustrate each.
- Section II: Creating Online Instruction explores how to create an online course--describing components and stepping through the process using a model on the topic of information literacy. Design and instructional tips for creating other types of online instruction are also given.
- Section III: Practical Applications provides examples of different types of online instruction and materials in all types of libraries. Then, step-by-step detail explains how librarians can create this type of instruction and/or learning materials on their own. Included are worksheets, handouts, and exercises.