Vol. 2, No. 90. Greg Lambert considers the role that iPads could play in replacing print resources in his 3 Geeks and a Law Blog post, The iPad Law Library? I agree that tablets, likely iPads, will play a big role in the delivery of ...
What are the stages of technology in learning, and how can these stages be used as a framework for improving learning?
Valerie Hill's insight:
Personal responsibility for learning is now required and my top priority as a school librarian has suddenly become teaching information literacy. In participatory culture, YOU must decide what you want to learn and how.
In a digital age where many commentators tolled the death knell for the book-bound library, we’ve reported time and time again that the libraries of the future are the ones that react and adapt to new technology, not run from it.A library that’s...
An Interview with Roger Rosen American Libraries So in addition, they need to be 21st-century learners, and to be “transliterate.” We can define transliteracy as being very fluent in many different modes of communication, particularly those modes...
Excerpted from article by Pawan Deshpande, CEO at Curata: "By definition, content curation is the act of continually identifying, organizing, and sharing the best and most relevant content on a specific topic or issue online. When evaluating which content curation tool to use, there are three primary areas of consideration:
1.The Inputs – Where does the content curation tool get information from? What type of content will this allow me to curate? Will it help identify and recommend relevant content?
2.The Organization – What does this tool offer in terms of organizing content once it has been identified? What type of data models does this represent content as? In a simple chronological list, or an inter-linked structure? Does it let me annotate and editorialize the curated content?
3.The Venue – How and where can I share the content once I have decided to curate it?
"A brief introduction to Book Creator. It includes how to add text, image/video, sound recordings, hotspots. It also shows how to import an already existing Book Creator epub in to Book Creator from a location such as Dropbox."