What do you think of that face?
Blogging here at TTW has been sporadic due to some very unforseen circumstances. I finally buckled down today to get caught up and start thinking about fall. The big news is that on a trail in northern Michigan Mr. Cooper Dog was running with joyous abandon as Labs [...]
Thanks to Blake Carver, TTW is now running on WordPress 3.0. The header images may be wonky for a bit but it feels stable and, yes, faster.
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 [...]
We’ll see you in the new year!
The kind folks at SLA IT Bulletin Digital Focus have given me permission to reprint the interview they did with me last summer here at TTW as part of my digital portfolio. I really appreciate it.
Interview with Michael Stephens – Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Library and Information Science, Dominican University
For those who [...]
A Casual Conversation with Michael Stephens (OPAL)
When: Friday, September 19, 2008 (1:00 PM – 2:00 PM CST) Where: Opal Auditorium (Web conference) RPLS Training Room (Web conference) Cost: Free
The Casual Conversations series is designed to be up-close and personal from a respectable online distance. While there are many conferences (in-person, online, [...]
Last spring, I was interviewed for the SLA IT Division:
One of the question was about LIS education, and I thought I’d include it here:
Question: As someone who is involved in library education, how are you helping to develop the next generation of librarians? What do you believe the future of library education [...]
This is an interesting interview:
Eszter Hargittai, an assistant professor in Northwestern University’s sociology department, has discovered that students aren’t nearly as Web-savvy as they, or their elders, assume.
Ms. Hargittai studies the technological fluency of college freshmen. She found that they lack a basic understanding of such terms as BCC (blind copy on [...]