Brenda Chawner writes:
This year we (the VUW Library and Information Management staff) have a limited number of promotional badges available for current students and graduates at the LIANZA conference – you can see what they’re like at:
They’re intended to help graduates and students recognise each other, and perhaps start some interesting conversations. Because we teach by distance, many students (and graduates) don’t recognise each other even though they may have had several classes together. This is the idea I came up with to help. It came in part from seeing people wearing long streamers of ribbons showing their various affiliations at ALA in Anaheim, and I turned it into something I could have made here.