Rita Londo, originally uploaded by Lester Public Library. Rita Londo – Video/Oral History available at the Lester Public Library, Two Rivers, Wisconsin
Via Gordon’s Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) Blog comes this interview with Dr. Troy Swanson: http://ictcenter.blogspot.com/2011/02/community-college-blogging-podcast.html I’ve know Troy for sometime and was very pleased to watch his research unfold. Here are some details from the post: On Thursday I had the pleasure of talking with Dr Troy Swanson, an Associate Professor / Teaching and Learning Librarian at Moraine Valley Community College in Palos Hills, IL. In December Troy completed his PhD in Community College Leadership at Old Dominion University. His dissertation is titled The Administration of Community College Blogs: Considering Control and Adaptability in Loosely Coupled Systems. In the podcast, Troy […]
This time we are all in the front line, originally uploaded by Phil Bradley.
Social Media, Libraries, and Web 2.0: How American Libraries are Using New Tools for Public Relations and to Attract New Users – Third Survey November 2010 View more documents from Curtis Rogers. Dr. Curtis Rogers shares a report of his most recent survey. This is useful, practical data to explore.
Mrs. Miller Visited my Library- 1/21/11, originally uploaded by Litandmore. Mr. Schu writes: My first graders (IL) are book buddies with Shannon’s (IA) first graders. On Monday they will meet for the first time via Skype. Shannon and I did a test run today.
Portland Public Teen Library: 2010 Year In Review on Prezi I’ve been thinking a lot about transparency this year. It might have to do with the term becoming a buzz word of some sorts, or maybe because the ongoing discussion concerning Wikileaks in news media. A huge part of me, however, thinks that I came to the conclusion that as a public employee I have an obligation to inform my community about what I’m doing. Nonetheless, I approached creating a 2010 year in review for the Portland Public Teen Library with this idea in mind. Here’s the full annual report […]
Kurt Fischer noted (in passing, at a Mind, Brain, Education Institute) that the Conduit Metaphor of Learning is defunct. This is the idea that education is essentially a kind of pipe whereby knowledge travels from the mouth or mind of a more- to a less-learned person. That the learner is a receptacle to be filled with knowledge. Learning, it ends up, is actually much more complex. And knowledge is apparently not a paper package of data tied with string moving across the meat counter. Which is just as well, because the Conduit Metaphor taken to the extreme leads to students thinking […]
From Michael – This is a reprint of a column originally published last year in Digitale Biblioteek. “On average, students in online learning conditions per- formed better than those receiving face-to-face instructi- on”. That was the conclusion of an authoritative report by SRI International commissioned by the US Ministry of Education. The New York Times wrote about it on August 24th: “The report examined the comparative research for on- line versus traditional classroom teaching from 1996 to 2008. Most of the comparative studies were done in colleges and adult continuing-education programs of various kinds, from medical training to the military”2. Michael Stephens […]
QR codes at the beginning of each chapter of the book I’m reading, originally uploaded by The Shifted Librarian. Via Jenny Levine
As a result of Learning 2.0/23 Things…, originally uploaded by mstephens7. For more, please visit http://research.tametheweb.com/