Motivating Online Information Literacy Students

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2005-12-22
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Rapid Intellect Group, INC
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The design of online information literacy courses should include various motivational strategies and techniques. Librarians should consider what motivates students in the online environment. This article presents a brief overview of Moore’s theory of transactional distance and Keller’s ARCS model of motivational design. Also included are factors in course design that affect student motivation, such as: visual design, content, and communication.

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Daugherty, Alice L. (2005). Motivating online information literacy students. Academic Exchange Quarterly. https://rapidintellect.com/AEQweb/win2005.htm