Beyond Face-to-Face

From UBC Wiki

Experiences of Woodward Librarians: Everyday Life at the Library


  • Chat
  • AskAway
  • Email
  • Telephone
  • WebEx meetings

CONSIDER: Google Hangouts, Skype

Instruction (for a group or an individual)

  • Telephone
  • Wimba/Collaborate
  • Email with screenshots or video screen captures
  • Blog postings for a research group
  • Guest presenter in an instructor's Wimba/Collaborate session.

Learning Objects

(Learning objects are often embedded or linked in online courses. They are also available for self directed learning.)

  • PDF
  • Screencasts
  • Youtubes
  • Recordings of Wimba/Collaborate sessions
  • Wiki/Wordpress/Course/Libguide pages
  • Slideshare


  • Populated courses using WebCT/Vista/Connect with multiple modules. Student activity tracked. (Biology 140)
  • Web-based course instruction (Chemistry 121???)
  • Modules in online courses written by a librarian. Discussion for the week hosted by a librarian.
  • Creation of, and support for, virtual patients