Greetings! I can’t believe how the time has flown. Thanks for your hard work. Now we look inward and explore reflective practice in this module. Readings are short to allow you time to work on the Director’s Brief. Please watch the lecture and spend some time reflecting about your own practice. Action Item: Be sure to check […]
Hey all – hope you are having a good weekend. Been pondering emojis a bit more in light of some of your blogs. Here are my most used at this moment in time: It does say a lot about current events in one’s life! In other news that you could decode from above: Dozer had […]
Hello all – I have a new column up at Library Journal. It’s called Libraries in Balance. Using and offering access to technology —new and old—are part of what we do. This is literacy just like reading is. I can understand the disconnect and mixed signals, but those same people need to learn about digital […]
Hey all – I had a couple of questions about the Director’s Brief assignment. In the text of the brief, you’ll be sharing the results of your literature search. It becomes part of your narrative. These citations will be included in a references or bibliography section. From the assignment page: The Director’s Brief gives you the […]
Hey all – I think it would be a good idea to hear from each of you about your Director’s brief topic. Please share below, send me an @michael update, a private message, or an email! Just want to make sure everyone is on track.
Hey all – the last reflective blog post is due this Sunday: Reflection on Infinite Learning Modules OR Library as Classroom: 4/23 After you post that one, please submit your blog URL to Canvas for assignment “Reflection Blogging.” I can get a start on grading. 🙂 Reminder: the final reflection post (we reflect, A LOT!) is […]
Now we turn our attentions to the library as classroom. The library as creative classroom means we approach the learning opportunities we create with thought, user-directed planning, and insights from research. This classroom may include physical spaces for instruction and discovery as well as online, multiscale platforms aimed at social learning and participation.
Hey all – take a look at this job from last spring at The Bubbler: https://agency.governmentjobs.com/madisonwi/job_bulletin.cfm?JobID=1366770 GENERAL DESCRIPTION: This is highly responsible, advanced-level programmatic support work to support The Bubbler at Madison Public Library. The Bubbler is a maker-focused program for all ages that stretches across the Madison Public Library system including nine libraries and […]
Hey all – @mjostock asked me to share this with you all. I have to say this type of experience as part of your LIS education can be helpful. You may decide you want to play an active role in ALA as a professional: committees, working groups, etc.
In this module, we will explore how learning is changing and the ways new literacies are impacting how information is shared.