Daily Archives: February 3, 2011

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See You in Phoenix!

I can’t help but think about a few days in Arizona while the temp falls outside here in Indiana. I’ll be presenting a workshop in March: Taming Technolust: Technology Planning in a Hyperlinked World Thursday, March 3, 2011 9:00 am – 3:15 pm Carnegie Library Main Floor How do we effectively plan in this shiny new world of emerging tech, when anyone in your library can create a library blog at a free hosting site, develop an online presence at sites such as Flickr or Facebook for the library, or launch the institution’s own social network with a few mouse […]

Upcoming Presentations Spring 2011

February 4, 2011: Staff Institute, Ela Area Public Library, Lake Zurich, Illinois. March 3, 2011: “Taming Technolust: Technology Planning in a Hyperlinked World,” Phoenix, Arizona March 18, 2011: Library Innovation Conference, Western New York Library Resources Council, Buffalo, New York. March 28 & 29, 2011: Turkish Library Week Presentations, Istanbul, Turkey. May 2-4, 2011: New Jersey Library Association Conference, President’s Program & Trends & Tech Presentation, Long Branch, New Jersey. May 12, 2011: Keynote,  Association des bibliothécaires du Québec Library Association, Montreal, Québec. May 17, 2011: “Heretical Thoughts about LIS Education,” The Future of the Academic Library Symposium, Hamilton, Ontario.

Emerging Roles in 21st Century Learning Support (Updated)

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 fifteen emergent key themes are posted here; you can also see a more detailed overview document. The “Academic 15:” Emerging Roles in 21st-Century Learning Support I. Overview We interviewed 24 library and I.T. professionals serving in positions that directly supported teachers, learners, and researchers, to understand their perspectives on curricular change and […]