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  1. Libraries and MOOCs: Role, Opportunities, Pitfalls

    As campuses debate the opportunities and impacts of MOOCs, libraries are also exploring the changing teaching and learning environment. This webinar will explore the variety of roles and skills associated with successful MOOCs, including partnerships to b ...

    CMCCONNELL - 03/07/2014 - 11:46 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  2. Through a MOOC, Darkly: Understanding the MOOC Landscape and Its Impact on Libraries' Digital Resources

    MOOCs are forcing us to rethink how we teach, learn, and provide educational resources. These courses have become a catalyst for issues that universities must confront: the value of a degree and its rising cost, the marketization and unbundling of educati ...

    CMCCONNELL - 03/03/2014 - 14:10 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  3. Using Third-Party MOOCs on Campus

    This webinar will cover new research on the opportunities and challenges associated with using third-party MOOCs in campus-based courses. In collaboration with the University System of Maryland, Ithaka S+R worked with faculty members at six campuses to tr ...

    CMCCONNELL - 03/03/2014 - 14:11 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  4. MOOCs and the Public Library: An Opportunity

    Join presenter Dorothy Pawlowski as she discusses opportunities for public libraries to promote lifelong learning by becoming meet-up destinations for MOOCs. The webinar is based on the experience of the Ridgefield (Connecticut) Library which hosted a ten ...

    CMCCONNELL - 02/20/2014 - 12:01 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  5. A Midwinter Update on the Digital Public Library of America

    bgoldberg's blog The Scoop By Stephen M. Brooks The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) aggregates resources that can be made freely available on the web from libraries, historical associations, and other cultural institutions; applies metadata; ...

    bgoldberg - 01/29/2014 - 10:33 - American Libraries Magazine

  6. Hanging Out with the Tech Crowd

    bgoldberg's blog The Scoop By Paul Signorelli Hanging out took on a completely new meaning Friday afternoon in the Networking Uncommons at the 2014 ALA Midwinter Meeting in Philadelphia. Board members and colleagues belonging to the Library and Infor ...

    bgoldberg - 01/25/2014 - 13:43 - American Libraries Magazine

  7. Unconference: Take Two

    bgoldberg's blog The Scoop By T. J. Szafranski My first ALA Midwinter began the same way my first Annual began: in a dimly lit conference room for an unconference. Unconference is a participant-guided experience that aims to reinvent the informal, un ...

    bgoldberg - 01/25/2014 - 14:47 - American Libraries Magazine