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CFP - Instructional Design Best Practices

By nfawley on November 4, 2014 12:33 PM | Permalink

The Distance Learning Section (DLS) of the Association of College and Research

Libraries (ACRL) is seeking conference panelists to share best practices of
instructional design for the American Library Association Annual Conference to
be held in San Francisco, California in June 2015. The DLS program is
tentatively scheduled for Saturday, June 27, 2015.

The program will be a panel entitled "Intentional Teaching Online: Using
Instructional Design to Enhance Distance Library Education." The committee is
seeking presentations that speak to effective instructional design principles,
both in theory and practice. Each panel member will present for fifteen
minutes, followed by a Q&A.

If you are interested in presenting, please fill out an application available
at:
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1ZOLIwFy7s2-5d3wd-jh_NkOGnSi6TnqQlmRU5Mo....

Learn More about the UNLV Linked Data Project at ALA Las Vegas 2014

By Cory Lampert on June 4, 2014 9:15 AM | Permalink

We are very excited that the American Library Association Annual Conference is taking place right in our backyard this year.  If you are coming to Las Vegas, please consider attending one of the presentations on the UNLV Linked Data project that we have scheduled.  

Free and good for you! Open Refine, a valuable tool for digital collections managers on Saturday, June 28, 2014 from 10:30am to 12:00pm at the Las Vegas Convention Center Exhibit Hall - Poster Session - Poster 12

Taking action: Linked data for digital collection managers on Saturday, June 28, 2014 from 1:00pm to 2:30pm Las Vegas Convention Center S222 (slides at the bottom of this page)

Going To ALA Midwinter?

By Darcy Del Bosque on January 7, 2009 10:31 AM | Permalink
OCLC is hosting a Symposium on Friday about the impact of the web on how we think and learn. 

Friday January 23, 2009 from 1:30-4:30
Sheraton Denver Downtown, Grand Ballroom 1
OCLC Symposium: From Linking to Thinking--How We'll Live When Information Surrounds Us
Does the Web itself change how we think and learn? Join OCLC's Roy Tennant as he moderates a discussion between David Weinberger (author of Everything is Miscellaneous and co-author of the Cluetrain Manifesto) and Nova Spivack (Semantic Web pioneer and publisher of the Twine search/sharing tool) for a discussion that will explore answers to questions like these: How will we organize information when everyone is connected all the time? Will the Web add intelligence to everyday objects and our personal activities? Change is coming to the Web, but how will the Web change us? Register

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