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CONUL, the Irish Consortium of National and University Libraries has introduced the Annual Teaching and Learning award for outstanding contribution, achievement, excellence or innovation in the field of information literacy and teaching in Ireland. The winner will receive €1,000 for use in professional development or project related activity, the opportunity to publish their findings and a certificate of recognition. The award is open to all library staff working in CONUL libraries. The deadline for nominations is 2 October 2015. More information at http://www.conul.ie/sub-committees-groups/...
02/09/2015
CONUL, the Irish Consortium of National and University Libraries has introduced the Annual Teaching and Learning award for outstanding contribution, achievement, excellence or innovation in the field of information literacy and teaching in Ireland. The winner will receive €1,000 for use in professional development or project related activity, the opportunity to publish their findings and a certificate of recognition. The award is open to all library staff working in CONUL libraries. The deadline for nominations is 2 October 2015. More information at http://www.conul.ie/sub-committees-groups/...
02/09/2015
The EU HOlistic approach to Technology Enhanced Learning (HoTEL) project has produced a learning theories map. You can click on the map to access an interactive version of the map. I'm not sure if all of the links on it are the best links, but it's useful in listing a whole load of learning theories with brief explanations and links to further information http://hotel-project.eu/content/learning-theories-map-richard-millwood
31/08/2015
Richard Byrne blogs free technology useful to teachers, including some tutorials. He just put together a pdf The Practical Ed Tech Handbook, a "30 pages of the best ed tech tools for k12 teachers" http://www.freetech4teachers.com/
Photo by Sheila Webber: fern, Sheffield, August 2015
30/08/2015
Presentation materials from a number of the sessions at the 2014 Georgia International Conference on Information Literacy (held held in October 2014) are available. These include:
- The Best Laid Plans of Librarians and Faculty: Information Literacy Instruction in a General Education Literature Course, Difficulties and Successes
- The Proof is in the Worksheets: Assessing Information Literacy Outcomes from Library Instruction in an Evolved FYE Program
They are at http://digitalcommons.georgiasouthern.edu/gaintlit/2014/
The 2015 Georgia conference is on September 25-26, 2015 in...
26/08/2015
I mentioned before that the presentations from the LILi (Lifelong Information Literacy) conference held on 3 August 2015 in Los Angeles, USA were online. Now the presentations are all there, and there are videos of the sessions too https://sites.google.com/site/lifelonginformationliteracy/annual-conference-1
24/08/2015
I mentioned before that the presentations from the LILi (Lifelong Information Literacy) conference held on 3 August 2015 in Los Angeles, USA were online. Now the presentations are all there, and there are videos of the sessions too https://sites.google.com/site/lifelonginformationliteracy/annual-conference-1
24/08/2015
Andrea Baer is teaching an asynchronous online short course New Directions in Information Literacy: Growing Our Teaching Practices, for Library Juice aacdemy. It runs 7 September - 16 October asnd costs US $250. There is more information at http://libraryjuiceacademy.com/099-new-directions-IL.php
Photo by Sheila Webber: wellie boots on the ground, Blackheath, August 2015
24/08/2015
Wrocław, Poland will be the venue for the 2017 World Library and Information Congress, as was revealed at the closing ceremony to the 2015 World Library and Information (IFLA) Conference, which took place in Cape Town, South Africa last week. In this picture you can just about see the Mayor of Wrocław who had flown in to encourage delegates to visit his city in 2 years time. Next year WLIC (or, IFLA) conference takes place in Columbus, USA (as you will gather, the IFLA conferences rotate to different parts of the world each year) and they already have a website here: http://2016.ifla.org/
23/08/2015
The Cape Town Declaration was announced at the World Library and Information (IFLA) Conference taking place in Cape Town, South Africa. "Ministers and country representatives from Angola, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Cote D’Ivoire, Lesotho, Guinea, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, South Africa, South Sudan and Swaziland met to discuss the status of libraries and implementation of access to information agenda" and they made various commitments concerning information and libraries. The declaration is here: http://www.ifla.org/node/9767
Photo of the cultural evening at the conference
21/08/2015