Welcome to Module 10: Mobile Devices & Connections

Greetings all! 

This module explores how mobile devices change the information experience. Do you have a serious relationship with your smartphone? Does it connect you to family, friends, school and the world? 🙂

Note: I revamped this one for the re-recording and changed the name. It seems like in the area of mobile devices things move very quickly.

Have fun with this module. It’s fascinating to think about.

Action Items:

  • The Planning Assignment was due yesterday – did you submit your blog post URL to Canvas? Extensions were offered as well!
  • I will be grading your planning assignments all week. Watch for your marks in Canvas by next weekend.
  • Be sure to check your blog for pending comments. Dashboard –> Comments. You may see some that need approval.
  • Thanks to all who participated in the mid-term check in. Nice to chat with you about your progress and the class! If you didn’t contact me, there’s still time!

Upcoming #hyperlib Chats:  (There are no mandatory sessions  but students are encouraged to attend if schedules allow. It will be a way for us to check in and keep in touch. Sessions will be recorded and available.)

  • TUESDAY October 22 –  Stacie Ledden joins us at 4pm PT. Stacie is Director of Innovations and Brand Strategy at Anythink Libraries. https://sjsu.zoom.us/j/741488175

Major Assignment Due Dates:

Blogging Assignments:

 

5 thoughts on “Welcome to Module 10: Mobile Devices & Connections

  1. Liz Olson

    Okay, I just have to say that I absolutely loved that in the middle of Jan Holmquist’s videos from this week, there was a video in there of a couple giant moose roaming behind him as he’s streaming his lectures. Just another awesome, yet surprising example of the types of things you can experience while taking your information landscape into a mobile environment. Very cool!
    -Liz

  2. Chuck Koontz

    @michael – question about the Wild CO app – much of that functionality is available on All Trails – https://www.alltrails.com/. Any chance that the Wild CO owners might have migrated their content onto a broader platform like that?
    In my archives training, that is something that has always been encouraged – if your institution can’t support a collection, to make every effort to find a like-minded institution that can maintain those records. Obviously it’s harder with user-submitted content, but it wouldn’t be impossible.

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