Online Library Course

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transferable adaptability innovative acceptability impact effectiveness availability creativity collaborative

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The good teaching practice at a glance

Subject of practice


Target groups


Educational level

Higher Education

Short Summary

Aim of the course is to offer to first year students an online electronic book about university library and its resources.

At the end all students have to pass an online test (there is a pool of 80 questions in total and system is choosing 20 for each student to answer).

This project allow for:

  • more interactive form of classes (electronic guide)
  • train 5000 students in 4 months (by 7 teachers)
  • getting used by students to university e-learning platform

developing by students competences of self-management

Duration of the implementation

2013-11-27 11:45:00 - 2013-11-27 11:45:00

Difficulty of ICT solutions used


Detailed description

Age of learners

20 - 35

Learning outcomes

To deliver to students necessary knowledge about the system of university libraries, their resources and searching for information (this knowledge is needed for successful study). To support students in passing library test.

Description of challenges faced (Are there any difficulties teachers/learners might face?)

The biggest challenge was the number of students who are expected to take as course and pass online test (5 000). First of all it could make problems with server. Another issue was question of students account and data for login to the platform.

Detailed description

Students have an access to the course all the time but they are divided into groups for passing the test (there are special time slots for passing online test by students from different faculties).

Students set up their accounts by themselves. They are obliged to used their students index numbers in theirs profile data.

Learning Activities / Implementation

On university e-learning platform library courses are set up (for each Faculty). On the platform there are special electronic materials (e-book and online guidelines) and online test are prepared. There is also a special online qestionnaire for evaluation

Resources used to realise the practice
7 teachers and 1 instructional designer e-learning platform – Moodle
Tools used to realise the practice

e-learning platform - Moodle

Country of originPoland
Language of the practicePolish
Website relatedBiblioteka - Wirtualny Kampus UMCS
Status of the practiceFinal
Download full practice desciprion good_practices_library_course_nowa_formatka.docx
Area of good practice
  • ICT enabled learning - Using digital resources for face-to-face classroom practice & for online learning/blended classroom practice
This practice is
Adaptability, Innovative, Acceptability, Effectiveness, Availability, Creativity

About the author

Name of contributorRałał Moczadło
Affiliation of contributor Coordinator on online course
Institution where this practice was implementedMaria Curie-Slodowska University