LibGuides, a photo by mstephens7 on Flickr. http://support.springshare.com/2012/05/03/springshare-gets-nostalgic-its-our-5-year-anniversary/ Nice to revisit the work Mick Jacobsen did back in 2007. Time and Technology fly!
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I’m having a great time with my new class this semester. LIS768: Library 2.0 and Social Networking Technologies is an overview of Web 2.0 tools and L2 thinking. I’m using the works of Michael Buckland, Howard Rheingold, Jesse Shera and others to frame what participatory service might mean for libraries in today. Another part of … Continue reading LiBGuides (Updated)
Greetings from Denver! I’m here to present this paper from our #hyperlibMOOC research: Stephens, M. & Jones, K. M. L. (2014, April). “Emerging Roles: Key Insights from Librarians in a Massive Open Online Course” proceedings of 16th Distance Library Services Conference, Denver, April 2014. The slides are here: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/239835/StephensJonesDistanceLibraryServicesConf.pdf Other Resources: Lessons from #hyperlibMOOC: http://lj.libraryjournal.com/2014/04/opinion/michael-stephens/lessons-from-hyperlibmooc-office-hours/ A Genius Idea?: http://lj.libraryjournal.com/2014/03/opinion/michael-stephens/a-genius-idea-office-hours/ … Continue reading #hyperlibMOOC: Thanks Distance Library Services Conference!
Very excited about presenting this paper in Denver at the 16th Distance Library Services Conference Emerging Roles: Key Insights from Librarians in a Massive Open Online Course Michael Stephens, Ph.D. & Kyle M. L. Jones, MLIS San Jose State University School of Library & Information Science Abstract From the cutting edge of innovations in online education comes … Continue reading #hyperlibMOOC: Emerging Roles: Key Insights from Librarians in a Massive Open Online Course
January 21, 2014: Designing Online Courses for Diverse Communities of Learners, Sponsored by the Web-based Information Science Education (WISE) Consortium. Moderator: Nicole Cooke, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Presenters: Lilia Pavlovsky, Rutgers University; Michael Stephens, San Jose State University; and Jill Hurst-Wahl, Syracuse University. ALISE Conference, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. January 22, 2014: MOOCs as LIS Professional Development Platforms: Evaluating and Refining … Continue reading Upcoming Presentations: Winter & Spring 2014
Peter Morville writes: In fact, the LMS is ground zero for the future of the academic library. If these libraries hope to remain relevant, they must provide information and services at the point of need. Embedding librarians and LibGuides is a good start, but what’s most critical is an embeddable search widget. Students must have a quick, easy way … Continue reading Learning Everywhere: Morville on “Architects of Learning”
One of the most important, if not most important, aspects of screencasting (yes, it is another screencasting post, I swear I have other interests see the Summer Reading series at LISNews) has nothing to do with designing or producing, but where it is placed. Screencasts, to be most useful, have to be at a point … Continue reading Being at the Point of Need
I’m always happy to hear from former students. I just got a nice email from Mick Jacobsen. TTW readers may remember him from his info about LibGuides. He’s moved on to some cool stuff: Our first gaming event is taking place later today (spearheaded by me). We have a Wii and PS2 for DDR. So … Continue reading What’s Up at Franklin Park Public Library