The options for mobile health and wellness resources can be overwhelming. This asynchronous online course is designed to assist staff members/volunteers in public libraries/tribal libraries/literacy programs find, evaluate, and use mobile applications.
- Describe the variety of mobile resource options;
- Identify authoritative mobile resources focused on health and wellness for consumers;
- Use tools to select and evaluate mobile apps.
Module 1 - Background and Overview 10 minutes What mobile resource(s) focused on health/wellness do you, or your patrons/customers use? (sharing/self-disclosure via Padlet
activity) 20 minutes The Impact of Mobile Health (video / reflection via Minute Paper exercise) 30 minutes Mobile Resources - Definitions & Context (hands-on exercises) Module 2 30 minutes Identifying and Using Mobile Optimized Web Sites (hands-on exercises) 30 minutes Resources for Locating Mobile Apps (hands-on exercises) Module 3 20 minutes Evaluation Tools for Mobile Apps (hands-on exercises) 35 minutes Finding the Right App for a Health/Wellness Need (hands-on exercises) 5 minutes Reflection & Evaluation
Participant Materials: Participants will need Internet access and a web browser. A personal mobile device will not be required for the completion of any course exercises.
MLA CE Credits: 3.