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I am honored to have written this piece for the Queen’s Education Letter with Margaret Jean Campbell. Margaret served as our graduate research assistant throughout the MOOC planning, delivery and assessment phases. http://educ.queensu.ca/sites/webpublish.queensu.ca.educwww/files/files/Community/ed_letter_spring_2015.pdf Findings from our research yield a positive view of the cMOOC experience, with many inspired to explore […]

New #hyperlibMOOC Article: MOOCs: Transforming LIS Professional Development Programs


Stephens, M., & Jones, K. M. L. (2015). Emerging roles: Key insights from librarians in a massive open online course. Journal of Library and Information Services in Distance Learning, 9(1-2), 133–147. doi: 10.1080/1533290X.2014.946353 Abstract: From the cutting edge of innovations in online education comes the MOOC (Massive Open Online Course), a potentially […]

New #hyperlibMOOC Article: Emerging Roles – Key Insights from ...




Together, we’d like to thank everyone who expressed interest in a second iteration of the #hyperlibMOOC.  We believe our MOOC filled an interesting gap in the MOOC phenomenon by providing community-centered, large-scale learning specifically for library and information science professionals.  Our reflections, both scholarly and personal, show that this experience […]

#hyperlibMOOC Update




My new column is up at Library Journal, all about our research concerning The Hyperlinked Library MOOC. Also, I’m very happy to announce we’ll be teaching a revised and updated version of the #hyperlibMOOC in Spring 2015. http://lj.libraryjournal.com/2014/04/opinion/michael-stephens/lessons-from-hyperlibmooc-office-hours/ LIBRARIAN’S ROLES Kyle and I wrote a paper for the proceedings of […]

#hyperlibMOOC in Office Hours – Offering MOOC again in Spring ...



Greetings from Denver! I’m here to present this paper from our #hyperlibMOOC research: Stephens, M. & Jones, K. M. L.  (2014, April). “Emerging Roles: Key Insights from Librarians in a Massive Open Online Course” proceedings of 16th Distance Library Services Conference, Denver, April 2014. The slides are here: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/239835/StephensJonesDistanceLibraryServicesConf.pdf Other Resources: Lessons […]

#hyperlibMOOC: Thanks Distance Library Services Conference!


 http://lj.libraryjournal.com/2014/03/people/movers-shakers-2014/jan-holmquist-movers-shakers-2014-tech-leaders/ Jan Holmquist’s nominators describe him as a “global librarian,” and it’s easy to see why. In addition to his current work as head of development for Denmark’s Guldborgsund libraries, Holmquist’s side projects tend to involve collaboration with librarians all over the world. He is engaged with ongoing international projects […]

Congrats to Jan Holmquist, 2014 Library Journal Mover and Shaker



I am excited to be speaking at the Public Library Conference in Indianapolis.  See you there! Thursday, March 13, 2014 04:15 PM – 05:15 PM 135-136 Hyperlinked Learning Experiences at Public Libraries: MOOCs & Beyond This presentation will explore emerging models of connected, open learning—offered for free— with great potential […]

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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 ...