Categories Libraries on the Web

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Posts about how libraries are using the web to offer services, engage patrons, advocate for libraries/other groups, etc.

#transtech Learning 2.0 Programs this Semester

In my Library Journal column “Office Hours,” I explored the concept of learning everywhere.  Here’s a snip: This semester, I’m teaching a new class based on Mezirow’s concepts of transformative learning, the work of Char Booth in the arena of user instruction, and the Learning 2.0 model…. We’re working with consultant Polly-Alida Farrington, who teamed up three groups of my students with two libraries and a school library consortium in New York State. Over the course of our 15-week semester, each group is adapting, designing, and running a “mini-23 Things” for its assigned organization. It’s been a fun, chaotic, and messy experience. In our weekly group […]

Announcing #23mobilethings: Global Mobile Learning 2.0

From Jan Holmquist: 23 Mobile Things is a self paced course that offers library workers the chance to build their awareness, knowledge and skills at their own pace. It  is a fun professional development tool that seeks to explore the added potential of mobile devices.  The course is freely available to anyone who has access to a mobile device (tablet or smartphone) to participate. We are interested in exploring ways that libraries and library staff can use mobile technologies to deliver library services, to engage with their communities and for their own professional development. The first version of 23 mobile […]