Geri Purpur

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Office: 
Belk Library: Room 146
Phone: 
828-262-6903
Fax: 
828-262-6949
Team: 
Learning and Research Services
Title: 
User Services Librarian
Rank: 
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Library Responsibilities

  • Provides research assistance to on and off-campus students via phone, chat, face-to-face and in the AETZone.
  • Provides information literacy instruction to on and off-campus students face-to-face, in the AETZone and via web conferencing
  • Participates in the "Embedded Librarian" initiative via AsULearn

Service Interests

  • Co-Chair of the Public Relations Committee
  • Member of Internal Building Group II
  • Member of the E-learning Task Force
  • Member of the Information Literacy Working Group

Scholarly Interests

  • Teaching and learning in a 3D virtual learning environment
  • Presence Pedagogy (P2): utilizing web 2.0 technologies in a 3D environment to promote engaged teaching and learning
  • Instructional design in traditional online learning formats- i.e. AsUlearn