Monthly Archives: April 2015


In my hyperlinked library class we’ve been learning about the library as classroom and the benefits of the flipped classroom.  The flipped classroom lends itself to the newer concept of teaching and learning, the active, community centered, collaborative, group learning in which both students and instructors can be learners or […]

Library as classroom: What’s the big flippin’ deal? — A ...





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Congrats to Justin Hoenke, TTW Contributor, on his invitation to keynote LIANZA 2015! Iam so excited he’ll be talking about  his ideas for humanistic, user-centered  library services with the good folks of NZ. Justin writes: I’m happy to announce today that I will be attending the LIANZA 2015 Conference in Wellington, New Zealand […]

Justin is Going to New Zealand! LIANZA 2015



Our readings for New Horizons, New Models examined what forwarding thinking libraries are currently doing and envisioning as important future concepts. Of course, excessive future orientation can push some upstart librarians into technolust and, as Schmidt points out, make them forget about the people who are central to the library’s […]

New Horizons: Libraries, Space, and People — A TTW Guest ...


I am honored to have written this piece for the Queen’s Education Letter with Margaret Jean Campbell. Margaret served as our graduate research assistant throughout the MOOC planning, delivery and assessment phases. http://educ.queensu.ca/sites/webpublish.queensu.ca.educwww/files/files/Community/ed_letter_spring_2015.pdf Findings from our research yield a positive view of the cMOOC experience, with many inspired to explore […]

New #hyperlibMOOC Article: MOOCs: Transforming LIS Professional Development Programs



Stephens, M., & Jones, K. M. L. (2015). Emerging roles: Key insights from librarians in a massive open online course. Journal of Library and Information Services in Distance Learning, 9(1-2), 133–147. doi: 10.1080/1533290X.2014.946353 Abstract: From the cutting edge of innovations in online education comes the MOOC (Massive Open Online Course), a potentially […]

New #hyperlibMOOC Article: Emerging Roles – Key Insights from ...


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Amy Hofer, Sylvia Lu, and Lori Townsend’s keynote at the 2015 Information Literacy Summit (Illinois). They discuss their research and thinking about information literacy threshold concepts, which underlie ACRL’s Information Literacy Framework for Higher Education. The IL Summit is a partnership between the Moraine Valley Community College Library and the […]

What’s the big idea?! Incorporating Threshold Concepts Keynote (post by ...