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Very excited about presenting this paper in Denver at the 16th Distance Library Services Conference   Emerging Roles: Key Insights from Librarians in a Massive Open Online Course Michael Stephens, Ph.D. & Kyle M. L. Jones, MLIS San Jose State University School of Library & Information Science Abstract From the cutting edge of […]

#hyperlibMOOC: Emerging Roles: Key Insights from Librarians in a Massive ...

ALISE 2014 Juried Panel: New Landscapes: Exploring MOOCs as LIS and Professional Development Spaces with Kyle Jones, Joanne de Groot, Jennifer Branch. ALISE Conference, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. As a professional development opportunity for a global audience, the Hyperlinked Library MOOC was designed to offer an online space for learning and community-building. Panelists reflect on […]


I have an article in the Fall 2013 issue of Internet Learning MOOCs for LIS Professional Development: Exploring New Transformative Learning Environments and Roles Abstract The rapid development of emerging disruptive technologies is a driving force behind the evolution of the library and information science (LIS) profession and is causing a […]

#hyperlibMOOC Article: MOOCs for LIS Professional Development: Exploring New Transformative ...

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. A snippet: 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 […]

Another New Article – Australian Library Journal

I have an article up at InfoToday Europe on the CAVAL Australian research: Results of the research project have been presented at conferences in Australia and the United States as well as in published articles. Here is a breakdown of some of the major findings of the research: Better […]

Exploring the impact of Learning 2.0

Kyle Jones sent this to me: Kjellberg, Sara. “I am a blogging researcher: Motivations for blogging in a scholarly context” First Monday[Online], Volume 15 Number 8 (14 July 2010) Kjellberg conducted in-depth interviews with researchers who blog for the study. Take a look at the findings and discussion for some […]

Motivations of Scholarly Bloggers