Stephens, M. & Cheetham, W. (2012). “Benefits and results of Learning 2.0: a case study of CityLibrariesLearning – discover*play*connect.” Australian Library Journal, 61(1), 6-15.
Both the pre- and post-programme survey utilised the question ‘Which of the following topics/tools are familiar to you?’ Staff selected from a scale ranging from ‘have only heard the [...]
Note from Michael: I worked with Janette on the CAVAL Visiting Scholar Project. We had a wonderful afternoon visiting the good folks at the Yarra Plenty Library while I was in Melbourne. Congrats Janette!
Famous for being a place to expand your mind and change your life, State Library of Queensland will welcome its [...]
I have an article up at InfoToday Europe on the CAVAL Australian research:
Results of the research project have been presented at conferences in Australia and the United States as well as in published articles. Here is a breakdown of some of the major findings of the research:
Better awareness of new technologies and [...]
We just sent the revised draft to the New Review of Academic Librarianship. Here is the abstract:
Replicated across the globe, the Learning 2.0 program – also known as “23 Things” – has been touted as a means to not only educate staff about emerging social technologies but as a means of moving the participating [...]
Caval 2009, originally uploaded by Lester Public Library.
Dr Michael Stephens delivered the Dr Laurel Anne Clyde Memorial Keynote Address at the ASLA XXI Biennial Conference, held in Perth, Western Australia, from 29 September to 2 October 2009.
Reprinted with permission from the Australian School Library Association Inc. (ASLA) Access 2010 24(1): 5.
The evolving Web is an open and social place. The [...]
Our presentation at VALA2010 is Thursday morning (Wednesday night for me).
We’re utilizing this conference to launch a new Web site dedicated to the Learning 2.0 Research we’re doing for CAVAL:
And you can follow along!
Here’s an updated draft of our slides:
The impact and benefits of Learning 2.0 programs in [...]
I was honored to do an interview with Finding Education‘s Shannon Firth last week. We talked a lot about the Australian research project as well as other topics. The post is now up:
Here’s a bit of the piece:
fE: How important is branding to libraries? And what do things like blogs and wikis [...]
This year has been most magical. I traveled a bit, had some wonderful students in my classes, and learned so much from everyone I encountered. I also spent much of the summer with our new dog Cooper in Traverse City hiking and sitting by the fire.
One of the most magical and life changing [...]
A few days after I delivered my keynote at the Australian School Library Association, I received a wonderful email from Lyn Walsh. She asked permission to adapt the presentation for her work with the Amata Anangu School. Because my talks are all CC licensed I told her [...]