Yvonne Belanger

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After only three months for planning and development, Duke University and Dr. Roger Barr successfully delivered a challenging open online course via Coursera to thousands of students around the world. Lessons learned from this experience have contributed to the strategic goals of Duke's Online Initiatives. • Over 600 hours of effort were required to build(More)
This paper describes a study conducted to determine the paths digital reference services take through a general process model of asynchronous digital reference. A survey based on the general process model was conducted; each decision point in this model provided the basis for at least one question. Common, uncommon , and wished-for practices are identified,(More)
Since 2005, the Duke Digital Initiative (DDI) has sponsored experimentation, development and implementation of new and emerging technologies to explore their effective use in support of the university's mission. The goals of DDI are to promote innovative and effective teaching, to use technology in support of curriculum enhancement, to develop our(More)
This paper describes a study conducted to determine the paths digital reference services take through a general process model of asynchronous digital reference. A survey based on the general process model was conducted; each decision point in this model provided the basis for at least one question. Common, uncommon, and wished-for practices are identified,(More)
The Duke Digital Initiative (DDI) continued to support innovation in classroom‐based learning and instruction as well as programs to enhance co‐curricular undergraduate learning. DDI supported four formal programmatic areas, several exploratory projects, infrastructure improvements, and additional staff support for academic multimedia use.
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