Monthly Archives: October 2013

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#hyperlibMOOC: LIANZA Slides: Cath Sheard’s “Rangatiratanga: encouraged to lead”

Rangatiratanga: encouraged to lead – wear your heart on your sleeve from Cath Sheard From #hyperlibMOOC student Cath Sheard. Cath writes: “This is a lightning presentation I first gave at the LIANZA 2013 conference in Hamilton. It looks at why we should be prepared to show our emotions at work, especially when leading a team of staff.” Please click through the slides. They are Cath’s original artwork.

Thank You #LIANZA13: Slides, Links, More

Thanks to everyone who made this trip to New Zealand for the Library and Information Association of New Zealand Aotearoa Conference so wonderful and magical. From the Powhiri that opened the conference at the  Turangawaewae Marae to the beautiful M?ori songs that filled the ballroom after the keynotes, this experience touched my heart. The fact I got to meet so many #hyperlibMOOC students as well made these past few days all the better! My talk was sponsored by the Victoria University of Wellington’s School of Information Management – Thanks! Slide Download: For slides please Contact Michael Presentation Resources: Learning Everywhere: Learning to Learn: Infinite Learning: […]

#hyperlibMOOC: Library 2.013 Presentation Links

Another global learning opportunity, Library 2.013, just concluded. The online conference brings folks together from all over the world to give presentations and exchange ideas. Some people connected with our Hyperlinked Library MOOC presented. I wanted to make sure everyone had access to the recordings: Sally Pewhairangi & Megan Ingle: Jan Holmquist: Peter Morville: My keynote  “Learning Everywhere” is here: Full slide deck: for full slide deck, please Contact Michael ALL recordings:

The Digital Shift: Learning 2.0 Meets MOOC

I’m presenting today as part of Library Journal‘s The Digital Shift: Here are my slides as a PDF: for slide please Contact Michael I go on at 12:55pm, talking about The Hyperlinked Library MOOC. More below: This post was originally published at the Center for Information Research and Innovation (CIRI)  blog at the San Jose State University School of Library and Information Science in May 2013.   MOOC Meets Learning 2.0  In Fall 2013, the SJSU School of Library and Information Science (SLIS) will be offering its first open online course, the Hyperlinked Library MOOC. It is adapted from an existing […]

News: Jen Waller, Miami Ohio Librarian, and Google Glass

Visions of the future: Waller was one of 8,000 “glassholes” selected to be among the first to play with the new gadget, with the winning tweet: “MT @glennplatt: #ifihadglass my students and I would show that learning is everywhere. We’d help lead our university redefine higher ed.” An innovation grant from the Miami University libraryfunded Waller’s purchase, but the Glass is hers to use, according to Library Coordinator of Strategic Communications Peter Thorsett. “The innovation grants allow employees to play around with new ideas like this,” Thorsett said. “We like to encourage that kind of work.” Though the Glass belongs […]

#hyperlibMOOC at MOOCs in Libraries Symposium, Toronto

Greetings from the Pushing the Envelope in Education: Roles for Libraries — MOOCs, eLearning & Gamification Symposium in Toronto! It’s been an incredible event centered on sharing ideas about learning in our ever-evolving world. I was honored to present today about #hyperlibMOOC with SJSU SLIS Director Dr. Sandy Hirsh and my co-instructor Kyle Jones, who both Skyped in to be with us. Dr. Hirsh’s slides: for slides please Contact Michael My slides: Intro to the Hyperlinked Library MOOC:  for slides please Contact Michael #HyperlibMOOC Toolkit for Student Success: for slides please Contact Michael Kyle’s slides: for slides please Contact Michael THANK YOU to […]

Office Hours: The LIS/Library Divide

My new “Office Hours” column is up: Other professions (though not journalism) have strict continuing education (CE) requirements. CE, mostly carried out by consortia and state or national associations, is not as formalized for us. Consider this another call for professional development “with teeth.” Professional librarians should be expected to be always adding skills and knowledge as part of their duties. Formalizing a rigorous process says we mean business. Wafting through a few conference sessions, sitting with a group for a webinar over the lunch hour, or spending a desk shift doing “professional reading” should yield to more active […]