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. As the 20th century of “Reading, Writing and Arithmetic” gives way to a New Culture of Learning, the opportunities to learn anywhere and everywhere multiply. Libraries can serve their communities of learners in multiple ways: hands on experiential learning, exposure to new types of literacies, and outside of the box programming.
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Things to Read:
- Booth, C. (2011). Chapter 4: A crash course in learning theory. In Reflective teaching, effective learning: Instructional literacy for library educators. Chicago, IL: ALA Editions. https://ebookcentral-proquest-com.libaccess.sjlibrary.org/lib/sjsu/reader.action?ppg=58&docID=675848&tm=1504906209549
- Kenney, B. (2015). Where reference fits in the modern library. Publishers Weekly. Retrieved from http://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/libraries/article/68019-for-future-reference.html
- Lippincott, J. (2015). The Future for teaching and learning. American Libraries. Retrieved from https://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/2015/02/26/the-future-for-teaching-and-learning/.
- Stephens, M. (2014). Library as classroom: Office hours. Library Journal. Retrieved from http://libaccess.sjlibrary.org/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=lls&AN=95951696&site=ehost-live&scope=site
Things to View:
- Brown, J. S. (2012). The global one room schoolhouse: Highlights from JSB’s keynote at DML2012. Presented at the 2012 Digital Media and Learning Conference.
Things to Explore:
- Public Library Association. Digital Learn.
- Breeding, M. (2019). Public Libraries are Teaming Up…Middle Schoolers and Stem Learning Opportunities.
- SmarterLocalGov. (2019). Voices from the Hall-Session 3: The Rockstar Librarian
Obligor, D. (2010). A commitment to learning: Attention, engagement, and the next generation. Retrieved from: http://er.educause.edu/articles/2010/10/a-commitment-to-learning-attention-engagement-and-the-next-generation