I couldn’t participate in the rescheduled ALA TechSource Webinar but I was able to contribute slides and some text.
Tech Trend: Teaching & Learning in Flux
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Organizational Immersive Learning
This subcategory addresses the outstanding success of the Learning 2.0 model of staff training: free, open, and inclusive. I [...]
I was recently interviewed for an email blast for ILI2010. Hope to see you in London in October! Here’s the text:
Internet Librarian International continues to provide pertinent resources and support for today’s information environments. With the shifting emphasis on information provision; constantly-evolving methods for delivering it; increased demands from users; and tighter than ever [...]
I’m prepping for my talk on Tuesday at the NY Academic Librarians Conference and I’m thoroughly enjoying clicking through this EDUCAUSE presentation from David Woodbury (North Carolina State University) and Jason Casden (North Carolina State University) from last January! I am sorry it took this long to get to it.
Take a look:
A big shout out to the libraries in Canada that participated in my Education Institute talk today. I can’t believe how much we covered in one hour. Exploring trends shaping users information experiences and environments always fires me up. The trends I highlighted today include:
Ubiquitous Social Tools Personal Learning [...]
Libraries had better prepare for an explosion in the capacity of mobile devices as well as the transformative increase in user capacity and expectations. This was the message conveyed by a panel yesterday at [...]
A student video project from Prof. Michael Wesch’s Digital Ethnography class.
The service has the potential to eclipse even Gmail, Google’s second best-known product after their google.com search engine. That said, it’s no wonder users have been ripe with anticipation for years – yes, that’s how long the rumors have persisted. Gdrive is basically online storage where Google servers have enough capacity to hold the entire contents [...]
I teach trendspotting in my LIS701 and LIS768 courses. This post is very helpful for understanding the process:
How do I become a better trendwatcher?
First of all, make sure you acquire a point of view about the world around you. The more trends you spot and track, and the more skilled you are at putting [...]