Category Archives: 2013

New Librarianship Master Class: MOOC Statistics

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“New Librarianship Master Class: MOOC Statistics” Pushing the Envelope in Education: Roles for Libraries-MOOCs, eLearning & Gamification. Toronto, CA. (via Skype) Abstract: A quick overview of the New Librarianship MOOC with some conclusions and statistics. Slides: https://davidlankes.org/rdlankes/Presentations/2013/MOOCStats.pdf Audio: https://davidlankes.org/rdlankes/pod/2013/MoocToronto.mp3 Screencast: New Librarianship Master Class from R. David Lankes on Vimeo.

Realigning Higher Education: From Starting Them Off to Keeping Them Going

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“Realigning Higher Education: From Starting Them Off to Keeping Them Going” Future Professoriate Program. Hamilton, NY. Abstract: The recent attention to MOOCs has highlighted strains in traditional models of higher education, including cost, pedagogy, scholarly communication, the role of tenure, and the appropriate incorporation of technology into teaching and scholarship. In this presentation Prof. Lankes…

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Moving Past the Deficit Model and Demonstrating Our Worth

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“Moving Past the Deficit Model and Demonstrating Our Worth” Texas Library Association Annual Conference. Fort Worth, TX (via Skype). Abstract: Our communities, be they an academy or a city, are not broken. Our communities are not passive users of services or consumers of reading. Our communities are our true collection. Their expertise, inventiveness, and experiences…

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School Librarians As Facilitators of Learning

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“School Librarians As Facilitators of Learning” Texas Library Association Annual Conference. Fort Worth, TX (via Skype). Abstract: School librarians are more than teachers who work in the school library. They have the ability to bring whole new forms of instruction into a school. This session will cover new ideas and examples of school librarians moving…

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ILEAD USA Opening

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“ILEAD USA Opening” ILEAD USA Residency, Video Conference. I apologize for the marginal video and audio quality. ILEAD USA should be releasing a better version soon…I will add a pointer here. Abstract: Librarians must build more than collection, but communities and conversations. Audio: https://davidlankes.org/rdlankes/pod/2013/ILEADUSA.mp3 Screencast: ILEADUSA Keynote from R. David Lankes on Vimeo.

Learning, Information, and Technology Walk Into a Bar…

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“Learning, Information, and Technology Walk Into a Bar…” Jefferson Community College Spring Convocation. Watertown, NY. Abstract: The world of learning, libraries, and technology are merging their ideas of the people who take advantage of their services. This present a great opportunity in community colleges and higher education in general to think about community focused education.…

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Success Through Collaboration

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“Success Through Collaboration” HELIN Annual Conference. Smithfield RI. (pre-recorded) Abstract: If you want a future for libraries, it is within you, the librarians. If you want a healthy community that seeks out knowledge, and seeks informed conversation, then advocate for it beyond your walls. If you want your library to thrive, the community must thrive.…

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