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Subject: Preservation Instruction, Education and Outreach Discussion Group

Preservation Instruction, Education and Outreach Discussion Group

From: Christine Wiseman <cwiseman>
Date: Monday, June 14, 1999
Virtual Learning: Distance Education's Role in Preservation

American Library Association Annual Meeting
New Orleans,LA
Omni Royal Center Salon
Sunday, June 27, 1999,
9am - 11 am

Distance education presents the opportunity to reach an audience
that, for any number of reasons, is unable to attend traditional
educational programs. It affords tremendous potential for expanding
the reach of preservation training, but also presents many

Disucssion will center around using distance learning approaches in
preservation education. Questions to be addressed include:  What
preservation topics are appropriate for distance education? What
modes of delivery are appropriate?  What are the benefits and
challenges of this type of education?

Karen Brown, Field Service Officer at NEDCC will discuss the
development of NEDCC's new web based course, Preservation 101.
Christine Wiseman will provide an overview of SOLINET's experiences
in developing video conferences, and findings from a search for
information on distance education programs in conservation and

A search is underway for a new discussion group chair beginning in
2000 at the midwinter meeting, please submit nominations to current
discussion group chairs.

Christine Wiseman, Co-Chair
Preservation Education Officer

Peter Verheyen, Co-Chair
Archival Product Development Manager/Conservator Gaylord Brothers

                  Conservation DistList Instance 13:1
                 Distributed: Wednesday, June 16, 1999
                        Message Id: cdl-13-1-008
Received on Monday, 14 June, 1999

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