Hello all – For this part of the research paper process: Students will have the opportunity to submit a draft of their paper to the instructor for formal feedback up to one week prior to the final due date. Students can then incorporate this feedback into the final version of their paper submitted for grading. […]
The goal of the Research Paper is to give you experience in writing a graduate-level research paper. This assignment satisfies the San José State University’s Graduate Writing Assessment Requirement (GWAR), and also meets INFO 200’s student learning outcomes #2-#5. View a video about the assignment: Web Version Download the Slides Video Podcast Audio Podcast Getting […]
Greetings! This week’s module explores the work LIS professionals are doing all over the world implementing services and spaces designed for their communities. Some seek to engage users via programming and other means of connection to the institution.
Hey all – back from Cedar Rapids and some travel woes but all is well. Reminder – there is an extension for all for the LRM. Please submit by 5pm PT on 11/12.
Greetings everyone. As I noted in our Monday morning post, I am heading to Iowa this week to speak at the Cedar Rapids Public Library Staff Day. I will also be meeting with their board and administrative team. I will be traveling Wednesday to Friday night late. The LRM will now be due by 5pm […]
Greetings all! Now we turn our attention to librarians and information professionals encouraging and supporting learning for their communities. The exchange of information and knowledge within communities of learners is an area ripe for exploration. How people learn, what motivates them, and how we can assess them are viable questions for information professionals.
Happy Halloween all. I hope everyone is well. Here is a song about an old Welsh witch:
Is this fake news? Is this disinformation? Or is this truth and is this true information? And do I want to share it? This module explores the impact of misinformation on communities and individuals. The video lecture by Dr. Michele Villagran explores misinformation and resources to help make good decisions about what to share. Resources […]
Hey all – I finished reading your article summary posts this week. I learned a lot about your communities! I want to make sure that everyone understands the focus of the assignments: information behaviors and needs of your chosen community. Many of you have located useful studies related to your community’s info behaviors and needs. Some […]
Hey all – The date snafu we had early on has reared its head again. Please revise these due dates on your calendars: Blog Post #5: Explore how libraries and information centers create learning and programming opportunities for your chosen community. 11/17 Blog Post #6: Report on the issues your community may face on an […]