From the new issue of SJSU SLIS Student Research Journal:
This paper highlights one of the key concerns in the emerging area of crisis informatics: issues of trusted information in crises/disasters and how the unregulated nature of social media affects information creation and dissemination. Deciding which information providers to trust and what sources [...]
I wrote about working on re-evaluating our core classes at “Office Hours” last month. Robert Boyd, one of our faculty, continues the discussion at our CIRI Blog:
I am also using some new-found time between semesters to read and reflect on two noted thinkers/practitioners, one old and one new. The Idea of a University by [...]
In my Library Journal column “Office Hours,” I explored the concept of learning everywhere. Here’s a snip:
This semester, I’m teaching a new class based on Mezirow’s concepts of transformative learning, the work of Char Booth in the arena of user instruction, and the Learning 2.0 model…. We’re working with consultant Polly-Alida Farrington, who teamed up three groups of my students [...]
Greetings! The semester is winding down and my classes have been going gangbusters! So much in fact that they all want to stay in touch with each other via their blogging. This post will serve as a place for the students to share their URLs that will remain after we clear out our course WP [...]
Note from Michael – Carlie is a WISE student taking my Hyperlinked Library course. Carlie wrote this post as part of her course blogging.
I’ve been reflecting on what kind of librarian I wish to become, and in the process, I discovered the social media guidelines I developed form a beautiful basis.
As a future librarian, [...]
Note from Michael: I serve as advisor to those in the Digital Services and Emerging Technologies area.
Post-Master’s Certificate Program Designed for Lifelong Learners
Professionals now have an opportunity to continue their education by earning their Post-Master’s Certificate in Library and Information Science from the nationally-ranked San Jose State University School of Library and Information [...]
Yesterday I presented the SJSU SLIS Lecture at the California Library Association. Thanks to all who attended and participated. Download the slides here: http://dl.dropbox.com/u/239835/StephensLearningEverywhereCLA.pdf
For those of you who already know me, I’m profoundly deaf and wear a cochlear implant and a hearing aid. For those of you who don’t–now you know! Many don’t, particularly if I wear my hair down. I talk quite normally thanks to the cochlear implant, and I hear well enough to “pass” for hearing. [...]
Live anywhere* Teach great students –http://slisapps.sjsu.edu/blogs/meet/ Use the newest technologies to develop innovative online classes Work with a top grant writer and collegial faculty.
San Jose State University seeks to dramatically expand its faculty working in the area of cyber security/data science by hiring a cluster of five new faculty members. The university seeks people who [...]
Our annual report is now Innovate Magazine! Please take a look to see the year’s news about our school. It showcases the accomplishments of SLIS students, alumni, and faculty.