Module 11: Teaching and Learning

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.

 Things to Read:

 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.

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Obligor, D. (2010). A commitment to learning: Attention, engagement, and the next generation. Retrieved from: