#hyperlibMOOC: Thanks Distance Library Services Conference!

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!

#hyperlibMOOC: Emerging Roles: Key Insights from Librarians in a Massive Open Online Course

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

Upcoming Presentations: Winter & Spring 2014

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

Learning Everywhere: Morville on “Architects of Learning”

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”

What’s Up at Franklin Park Public Library

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