Note from Michael: Elaine takes us through her work on the #transtech group project for Huntington Beach Public Library and connects to our course texts. i am happy to share this insightful reflection!
This report outlines the unique experiences, challenges, and opportunities in developing a Learning 2.0 program for the diverse community served by [...]
I have a new post up at the Center for Information Research and Innovation (CIRI) blog at the San Jose State University School of Library and Information Science:
Although educators and scholars are debating the advantages and downsides of MOOCs, with many asserting that MOOCs have the potential to provide new insight regarding online learning, [...]
I am super excited about this – just heard from Mylee Joseph that 500 AUS/NZ new professionals have signed up. This is free learning folks created by library folk!
So what is the NZ/Australian Cohort for 23 Mobile Things all about? Read on.
What are the 23 Mobile Things?
Twitter Taking a photo with a [...]
In my Library Journal column “Office Hours,” I explored the concept of learning everywhere. Here’s a snip:
This semester, I’m teaching a new class based on Mezirow’s concepts of transformative learning, the work of Char Booth in the arena of user instruction, and the Learning 2.0 model…. We’re working with consultant Polly-Alida Farrington, who teamed up three groups of my students [...]
From Jan Holmquist:
23 Mobile Things is a self paced course that offers library workers the chance to build their awareness, knowledge and skills at their own pace. It is a fun professional development tool that seeks to explore the added potential of mobile devices. The course is freely available to anyone who has [...]
Note from Michael: I am very excited about this project! We’ll be offering a professional development opportunity for FREE to a global audience AND I’ll be co-teaching with Kyle Jones! Thanks to SJSU SLIS for the incredible support and encouragement for this endeavor!
In an effort to share insight regarding some of the latest [...]
Support café – 23 mobile things on iPad mini, a photo by janholmquist on Flickr.
Very happy to be working with Jan Holmquist on this project!
You invited the participants at IFLA Helsinki to shear their experiences about 23 things. I would very much like to shear with you the experiences from Norway. I am working as a library adviser in a county library south of Oslo in Norway and have done a lot of work with 23 things.
Your research conclusions is very similar [...]
Here are the links for my presentation on Tuesday. Please say hello if you attend!
“23 Things” as transformative learning: promoting confidence, curiosity and communication via library staff professional development
Please take some time to view this incredible presentation:
Understanding the Learner Experience: Threshold Concepts and Curriculum Mapping, Char Booth and Brian Mathews
In order to improve library instruction, we need to develop a richer understanding of the holistic learning and teaching experience of our institutions. Threshold concepts are core ideas in a particular [...]