Via an e-mail from my cohort colleague Joyce:
Hi All, Our own Rowena is featured in a New York Teacher article relating the importance of school library media specialists to student achievement. Way to go, Rowena!
Yeah! Well done, Rowena!
School libraries work! But they work only when the enthusiasm, energy and professional skills [...]
I spent three days at the Association of Library and Information Science Educators conference listening to talks, meeting other students and faculty, a discussing some of my interests with various folks.
Here are some highlights and quotable quotes:
A meet-up with Jonathan Furner, Assistant Editor, Dewey Decimal Classification for OCLC who writes the Dewey Blog [...]
The Difference that Inquiry Makes: Fostering a Scholarship of Teaching and a Culture of Learning
Bass spoke to a an audience of library and information science educators about how education is changing. He showed a video a student made on civil rights (content creation!) and discussed what learning came from it.
I finally had [...]
June 2004 – First Weekend Institute
January 2006 – ALISE Conference, last scheduled cohort meeting
Photo By Mike Pullin, University of North Texas SLIS
Photoset at Flickr
Greetings from San Antonio & the Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE)Conference! We gathered last night at the Omni Hotel.
Today we are prepping our posters, which were printed for us at UNT, having a group lunch, and finding our way around this conference. We set up posters at 5:30pm and the [...]
I sent this off to UNT a few weeks ago and it was printed in its 20X30 full size. On Monday in San Antonio, we will tack the posters to foamcore and stand by them for an hour and discuss our research with interested folks. I have a handout and business cards as well.
A special TTW Thank You to Luke Rosenberger! I was struggling with over 2400 lines of data for 3 questions that were befuddling me from my survey and Luke was able to distill it down with array formulas! Thanks Luke!
This weekend I’m grading for LIS753. Grades are due next week. I just noticed Patty from class posted some of the student projects. Their project was to design a basic Web site for a library or library service.
I’m in River Forest at Dominican for the last weekend of class. This afternoon the class presented group projects. There were 5 groups:
Usabilty & Library Web Sites Blogs & Libraries Libraries using RSS Wikis & Libraries Podcasting & Libraries
I was blown away by the work. We explored libraries that blog, learned how to [...]