I wanted to share with you a little bit about what I will be doing Monday & Tuesday of this week. You may remember the news about the grant I received:
I was awarded the grant by SJSU to begin studying the impact of Learning 2.0 in US libraries. We’re starting with a pilot [...]
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 [...]
I am very happy to have a new article co-written with Warren Cheetham in Evidence Based Library and Information Practice, an online peer-reviewed journal.
Download the PDF here: http://ejournals.library.ualberta.ca/index.php/EBLIP/article/view/11728/13253
Objective – With adoption of the program world-wide, the Learning 2.0 model has been lauded by library professionals as a mechanism to educate library staff and [...]
I’m using word clouds to frame my slide presentations for classes. This one is based on two articles I wrote about Learning 2.0 for my Transformative Learning & New Literacies class. Click for the large version.
Congratulations to SJSU SLIS faculty member Dr. Michael Stephens, who recently received a $11,786 grant award from the university, which will allow him to conduct a preliminary study of the Learning 2.0 professional development program and its implementation at U.S. libraries.
Since its debut five years ago, nearly 1,000 libraries worldwide have offered the Learning [...]
My new column is up at Library Journal:
In their recent book, A New Culture of Learning (CreateSpace, 2011), Douglas Thomas and John Seely Brown explore similar concepts and the importance of continuous learning. The parallels to the original Learning 2.0 model are striking. The book is based on several assumptions about our new normal, for [...]
I was honored to be invited to chat on this podcast:
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Bibliotech show #9 for Monday November 14, 2011
Welcome to the New Normal
Hosts: Kayhan B., Erin Anderson and Doug Mirams
Guests: Michael Stephens
Topics: Dr. Michael Stephens, Assistant Professor at the School of [...]
Thanks to Kyle Jones for sharing this.
As a companion to the article I have at InfoToday Europe, here’s a short list of some of the exemplary practice we’re pulling out of the Learning 2.0 research:
(From Stephens, M., & Cheetham, W. (2011). The impact and effect of learning 2.0 programs in Australian academic libraries. New Review of Academic Librarianship, 17(1), 31-63.