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Library 2.017: EXPERTISE, COMPETENCIES, AND CAREERS

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We're excited to announce our first of three Library 2.017 mini-conferences: "Expertise, Competencies and Careers," which will be held online (and for free) March 29th, from 12:00 - 3:00 pm US-Pacific Daylight Time (click for your own time zone). Please also join this Library 2.0

Webinar Tomorrow + Additional Speakers - "Responding to an Active Shooter in the Library"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Our first Webinar in a special Library 2.0 TOPIC: "Responding to an Active Shooter in the Library: Protecting Patrons and Staff From a Rare But Catastrophic Event." You will first need to be a member of Library 2.0 series with Dr. Steve Albrecht is tomorrow.

The Politics of Education Technology

Hack Education

” I mean, yes, I’m totally making up the framing of the “trends” angle here (in the hopes, I confess, to defanging all those ridiculous clickbait articles that just list a bunch of shiny new consumer technology products and predict that they’re poised to “revolutionize school”). The business of education technology overlaps with the politics of ed-tech. There is No Technology Industry (There is Only Ideology). Technology is a system.

Register Now for the Open Mini-Conference on Library "Expertise, Competencies, and Careers"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We're getting close to our Library 2.017 mini-conference: "Expertise, Competencies and Careers," which will be held online (and for free) March 29th, from 12:00 - 3:00 pm US-Pacific Daylight Time (click for your own time zone). Please also join this Library 2.0 and at the Library 2.0

Final Schedule - Open Mini-Conference on Library "Expertise, Competencies, and Careers"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Tomorrow, Wednesday, March 29th, is our Library 2.017 mini-conference: "Expertise, Competencies and Careers," which will be held online (and for free) from 12:00 - 3:00 pm US-Pacific Daylight Time (click for your own time zone). Please also join this Library 2.0

India tries coding camps, craft centers and all-girls schools to fight illiteracy

The Hechinger Report

There’s no playground, gym or running water and very little technology. In 2003, the Prerna Girls School began providing a low-cost option that has served over 5,000 girls from impoverished families. Students study for classes at a government school on the edge of the Thar Desert.

Truth, truthiness, triangulation and the librarian way: A news literacy toolkit for a “post-truth” world

NeverEndingSearch

6) (Note: Most of these tasks could authentically be taught in our libraries during the natural course of any inquiry project.). Triangulate: Try to verify the information in multiple sources, including traditional media and library databases.

The survival of higher education (2): Changing times

Learning with 'e's

In this paper, having revisited my previous speeches I''m going to try to gaze once more into the near future in an attempt to determine what education might look like in the light of the technological developments that comprise Web 2.0. As with most other technology innovations, Web 2.0

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Final Schedule for Tomorrow's "Digital Literacy & Fake News" Mini-Conference - Plus Bonus

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Tomorrow (Thursday, June 1st) is our second of three Library 2.017 mini-conferences: "Digital Literacy + Fake News," being held online ( and for free ) from 12:00 - 3:00 pm US-Pacific Daylight Time (click for your own time zone). Please also join the Library 2.0 and at the Library 2.0

"Digital Literacy & Fake News" Keynote Panelists Announced + First Sessions for Mini-Conference

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We're excited to announce the keynote panelists for our our second of three Library 2.017 mini-conferences: "Digital Literacy + Fake News," which will be held online ( and for free ) on Thursday, June 1st, from 12:00 - 3:00 pm US-Pacific Daylight Time (click for your own time zone).

The History of the Future of E-rate

Hack Education

While much of the speculation about the future of education technology under President Trump has been focused on the new Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos ( her investment in various ed-tech companies , her support for vouchers and charter schools), it’s probably worth remembering that the Department of Education is hardly the only agency that shapes education and education technology policy. The Supreme Court ruled in 2003 that CIPA does not violate the Constitution.

The changing Web

Learning with 'e's

It is a complex network of dynamic resources that we all acknowledge is constantly changing to adapt to the growing demand for entertainment, communication and access to knowledge. As with most other technology innovations, Web 2.0 Health Informatics and Libraries Journal, 24(1), 2-23.

CyArk: digitally preserving and sharing our vulnerable heritage

NeverEndingSearch

Founded in 2003, CyArk (for cyber archive), is an international nonprofit dedicated to enhancing accessibility to and digitally preserving heritage sites for future generations. The mission: to create a free, 3D online library of the world’s cultural heritage sites before they are lost to natural disasters, destroyed by human aggression or ravaged by the passage of time. We’re losing the sites and the stories faster than we can physically preserve them.

A Domain of One's Own in a Post-Ownership Society

Hack Education

One pays a fee for the right to register (and renew) a domain name for a website; one likely also pays a fee to a company that hosts the files for that website so that it is accessible over the network. One pays a fee to access the network. These fees must all be paid monthly or annually to maintain access and functionality. Increasingly, we work for free for major Internet technology companies, on their platforms.

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Your Talent Tech Stack for 2018

Gaggle Speaks

Whilst there are still those who cling to older technology or who will forever sing the praises of “banging the phones” there’s very little doubt that technology has made a big impression on the world of HR and Recruitment. We’ve come a long way.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

I love this headline from Campus Technology , which echoes the wise words of Bill and Ted from their excellent adventure: “ Ed Tech Changes … and Stays the Same.” “Ed access to VR growing as low-cost options expand,” says Education Dive. ” The report is from the Technology for Education Consortium. (I’ve Via Mark Guzdial’s Computing Education Blog : “University CS graduation surpasses its 2003 peak, with poor diversity.”

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Wahoo! The 2013 Global Education Conference - Still Time to Present + Plan to Attend!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Lucy Gray and I, the founders and co-chairs of this massive, worldwide, and free event, may have gotten ourselves a little behind this year on GlobalEdCon planning (with STEMxCon in September, then the Reform Symposium , Library 2.01 Our students are children of technology and the web.