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I saw Gardner Campbell and Ellen Filgo present about the Twitter-embedeed librarain at EDUCAUSE Learning Initiatives 2010. Nice to see their model getting press. I’d like to see many more examples of this trend: http://chronicle.com/blogs/wiredcampus/embedded-librarian-on-twitter-served-as-information-concierge-for-class/30000? At the start of each class session, the professor, Gardner Campbell, asked the 11 students […]

Information Concierge: Chronicle Covers Embedded Librarian


Via Gordon’s Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) Blog comes this interview with Dr. Troy Swanson: http://ictcenter.blogspot.com/2011/02/community-college-blogging-podcast.html I’ve know Troy for sometime and was very pleased to watch his research unfold. Here are some details from the post: On Thursday I had the pleasure of talking with Dr Troy Swanson, an Associate […]

Interview with Dr. Troy Swanson – Community College Blogging Research




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Download the full poster here: ELI_Poster_acad15_v5 Michael Stephens, Gail Matthews-DeNatale, and David Wedaman recently conducted a proof-of-concept research project on perspectives of higher education academic support staff. We’ll present a poster on the topic at the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative Annual Meeting in Washington D.C. in mid-February, 2011.  A brief overview and the […]

Emerging Roles in 21st Century Learning Support (Updated)



David Wedaman at Brandeis has a couple of thoughtful posts up at his blog Theatrical Smoke. I’m very happy to be working with him and Gail Matthews-DeNatale on a poster presentation at next month’s EDUCAUSE Learning Initiatives conference. Take a look at his posts: http://wedaman.wordpress.com/2011/01/20/whither-academic-support/ Your community will learn its […]

Thoughts on Learning Communities & Support







People used to need the help of library and IT staff to do things like find articles, edit videos, create databases, install a VOIP phone system, etc. This is changing. People are increasingly sophisticated users of digital media and computers. Third-party software applications and web-based services (read: not made or […]

Look Like your People – A TTW Guest Post by ...


A flurry of work today getting ready for classes! Don’t miss this from the Smithsonian’s Michael Edson: Michael Edson: Fast, Open, and Transparent: Developing the Smithsonian’s Web and New Media Strategy View more documents from Michael Edson. This is a most useful document for designing our own Web and new […]

Fast, Open, and Transparent: Developing the Smithsonian’s Web and New ...