From February 23 to May 4, 2009, the Virginia Beach Public Library will offer Beyond 2.0 – Playful Teamwork, a life-long learning and team collaboration experience for library staff. The program is designed to:
enhance business practices through the use of technology to improve internal operations and [...]
We’ve said it time and time again as we continue to forefront Library 2.0: Meet the user where they are.
A friend passed this video off to me and I thought it was an excellent argument as to why 2.0 is essential–and most especially in the library field. We’re technology leaders, and if people are [...]
Helene Blowers presents “Ten Tips for 23 Things” in the new SLJ:
I especially appreciate this one:
9. Enable transparency and practice radical trust.
Transparency and radical trust are two of the cornerstones of the whole 2.0 movement, and these elements are no less important to the learning environment. In creating this effort to [...]
I take notes, share those notes, and build a community with my peers – just by using twitter -it’s really quite simple.
This is how I feel about Twitter in the classroom. But the 9/18/08 article over at Techdirt, and the comments in particular, paints some different hues (see: “Should you live blog/twitter a [...]
Cindi Trainor responded to my question in this post with a Google map mash up with this link. Thanks Cindi!
A map of libraries who have participated in the Learning 2.0 program created by Helene Blowers at PLCMC. [...]
Rob Coers posts an interactive Google mash up of all of the libraries in Holland that he’s helped do a 23 Things program.
My question: have I missed the one that highlights how many times the program has been done worldwide?
Tomorrow, I’ll be at Mt. Prospect Public Library to speak at their staff day. The library is launching a version of Learning 2.0. Check it out:
If you are attending, please say hi!
Hats off to Kyle Cook and all the folks who created Tenn Share Learn & Discover, a version of Learning 2.0 created on the Ning platform. Check it out:
The use of avatars and the presentation of the discovery modules just plain rocks. Well done!
Jen Maney, Virtual Library Manager, at the Pima County Public Library wrote to say that her Emerging Tech team has kicked off a statewide Learning 2.0 program today called Baker’s Dozen: Learning 2.0 Arizona. They are using a wiki for the program - http://bakersdozenarizona.wetpaint.com/ Any library staff member in Arizona (any kind of library, including library school students!) can participate.
I can tell a lot of work and thought went into this series of workshops:
Well done Bobbi & Robin!