Monthly Archives: January 2014


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Don’t miss Brian Kenney’s new column: http://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/libraries/article/60780-the-user-is-still-not-broken.html Meet People Where They Are—Not Where We Want Them to Be Libraries are very good at organizing and presenting content in anticipation of users’ needs. From cataloging resources to creating booklists, to offering workshops and classes, we’re all about meeting people where we […]

The User is Still Not Broken by Brian Kenney







  Here are the slides from my WISE workshop presentation:  https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/239835/StephensWISEWorkshop14.pdf   Sponsored by the Web-based Information Science Education (WISE) Consortium As LIS programs become more entrepreneurial, reaching more diverse groups of learners, LIS educators are challenged to design their courses for diverse communities. There are many possible dimensions of diversity—different […]

WISE Workshop: Designing Online Courses for Diverse Communities of ...





January 21, 2014:  Designing Online Courses for Diverse Communities of Learners, Sponsored by the Web-based Information Science Education (WISE) Consortium. Moderator: Nicole Cooke, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Presenters: Lilia Pavlovsky, Rutgers University; Michael Stephens, San Jose State University; and Jill Hurst-Wahl, Syracuse University. ALISE Conference, Philadelphia,  Pennsylvania. January 22, 2014: MOOCs as LIS Professional […]

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