Research Update

I am presenting a short update on my research agenda this afternoon for the Center for Information Research and Innovation at our school. I will share this URL with the participants.

Recent Peer Reviewed Articles (selected)

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

Stephens, M. & Jones, K. M. L. (2014). “MOOCs as LIS professional development platforms: Evaluating and refining SJSU’s first not-for-credit MOOC.” Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 55,(4).

Stephens, M. (2014) “23 Mobile Things: self-directed and effective professional learning”, Library Management, Vol. 35 Iss: 8/9, pp.582 – 593. doi:0.1108/LM-02-2014-0034

Stephens, M., Wedaman, D., Freeman, E., Hicks, A., Matthews-DeNatale, G., Wahl, D., & Spiro, L. (2014). “Academic 15: Evaluating library and IT staff responses to disruption and change in higher education.” First Monday, 19,(5). Retrieved from doi:

Stephens, M. (2013). MOOCs for LIS Professional Development: Exploring New Transformative Learning Environments and Roles. Internet Learning, 2,(2).

Stephens, M. (2013). “Exemplary Practice for Learning 2.0: Based on a Cumulative Analysis of the Value and Effect of ‘ 23 Things’ Programs in Libraries,” Reference and User Services Quarterly, 53,(2).

Stephens, M. & Cheetham, W. (2012). Benefits and results of Learning 2.0: a case study of CityLibrariesLearning – discover*play*connect. Australian Library Journal, 61(1), 6-15.

Stephens, M. & Cheetham, W. (2012). The Impact and effect of Learning 2.0 Programs in Australian public libraries. Evidence Based Library and Information Practice, 7(1).

Stephens, M., & Cheetham, W. (2011). The impact and effect of learning 2.0 programs in Australian academic libraries. New Review of Academic Librarianship, 17(1), 31-63.

Office Hours Columns (selected)

A Genius Idea:

In the Moment:

Library as Classroom:

Holding Us Back:

Infinite Learning:

Learning to Learn:

Mobile at the Library:

Reflective Practice: