During the last year, leaders from the School of Library and Information Science (SLIS) at San Jose State University, along with national advisory partners, have been studying and planning a unique post-master’s residency model that will support efforts to integrate emerging technology into a variety of library settings. The residency model also focuses on developing [...]
This is a course preview video for those SJSU SLIS students who may be interested in my fall class “The Hyperlinked Library & Emerging Technologies.”
The Hyperlinked Library is an open, participatory institution that welcomes user input and creativity. It is built on human connections and conversations. The organizational chart is flatter and team-based. [...]
This is a course preview video for those SJSU SLIS students who may be interested in my fall class “Transformative Learning & Technology Literacies.”
All information professionals will most probably be called upon to create or present some form of instruction in the scope of their jobs. Within information environments, this class explores models [...]
After two days of faculty retreat, we are finishing the week with the SJSU SLIS Faculty Institute. Our faculty and adjuncts have gathered here in San Jose from all over for workshops and discussion about teaching. I’m doing a talk this afternoon on using social media in teaching. The slides are here:
The Center for Information Research and Innovation (CIRI) at the San Jose State University School of Library and Information Science fosters research in our field, aimed at generating exemplary new practices and innovative products to benefit a global audience. We invite you to explore CIRI and learn more about our projects and our partners. [...]
In Library Journal this past month, 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 [...]
I wanted to share with you a little bit about what I will be doing Monday & Tuesday of this week. You may remember the news about the grant I received:
I was awarded the grant by SJSU to begin studying the impact of Learning 2.0 in US libraries. We’re starting with a pilot [...]
A quick version of my trends and technology talk from the super cool SJSU SLIS Booth we had at PLA.
I am happy to announce both of my fall 2012 courses will be available in the WISE program:
Web-based Information Science Education (WISE) is a unique and groundbreaking opportunity in online Library and Information Science (LIS) Education.
Leading schools in the information field have extended their reach outside the traditional classroom to broaden the educational opportunities available [...]
All information professionals will most probably be called upon to create or present some form of instruction in the scope of their jobs. Within information environments, this class explores models such as Mezirow’s concept of transformative learning, the USER model, and the Learning 2.0/23 Things program as well as developing concepts such as [...]