Join us for the ACRL e-Learning webcast, “Goodbye Cybrarians, Hello Moocbrarians: Envisioning the Role of Librarians in Massive Online Open Courses,” to be offered Wednesday, May 22 (1:00 – 2:30 p.m. Central). Technology is enabling higher education to change more in the next ten years than it has in the past hundred. Massive Open Online [...]
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December 22nd, 2011 · Comments Off · Advocacy, Higher Education
From the ALA Washington Office District Dispatch Blog: Libraries are logical, obvious partners & collaborators for increasing minority student engagement in science and technology Last Friday, I participated in a policy roundtable on “Leveraging Community Colleges for Minority Student STEM Engagement” organized by the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies and hosted at Microsoft’s [...]
December 21st, 2011 · Comments Off · Higher Education, Information Literacy, Value of Academic Libraries
The Association of College Research Libraries was invited by the New Leadership Alliance for Student Learning and Accountability to author an article for their December e-newsletter. The article “Exploring the Contributions of the Academic Library to Student Learning” – written by Joyce L. Ogburn, president of ACRL, dean, J. Willard Marriott Library and university librarian, [...]
September 29th, 2011 · Comments Off · Higher Education, Value of Academic Libraries
The process is underway to reintegrate the Academic Library Survey (ALS) into the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) survey, starting with the 2013 data collection year. Initial discussions were held in New Orleans at the annual meeting of the Academic Library Survey Advisory Committee meeting. Tom Weko, Associate Commissioner, Postsecondary Studies Division, National Center [...]