"Thing 10 looks at qualifications and formal continuing professional development (CPD), and sets this primarily within the context of early career development: graduate traineeships, Masters courses, CILIP Chartership ..."
"Thing 10 asks us to consider qualifications that are relevant to the role of the librarian, including Master's qualifications and chartership. I have been putting off writing this post all week, thinking I'd feel very negative about the whole process, but actually I suspect my feelings are really a lot more mixed ..."
"This post primarily focuses on Twitter, inspired in part by a number of conversations I've had lately. I’ve only been using it for about a year (I joined as part of Thing 4 last year) but I thought I would share my experience ..."
“But above all else, seriously, create a public Internet identity, maintain it, link to it, build it, love it, hug it, and call it George. I can’t tell you how important this is.” – Danah Boyd What’s in a name? I thought Danah Boyd’s ...
"Thing #11 is Mentoring. Last year I was asked to be a mentor for the first time and worried for hours over helping or hindering, putting too much me in or not being there enough! I had a charteship candidate ..."
"I'm going to try and combine 2 things in one, as I haven't a huge amount to say about mentoring. Also, since I am Coordinator of the MA Librarianship and MA Information Literacy courses at Sheffield University iSchool (advert! - and the picture ..."
Phew! Before you know it you're suddenly two things behind!
Reflective practice is something I've had to learn to do quickly. One of my 'less optional' modules for my MA had a reflective diary as a big chunk of the coursework. The idea of marking reflective entries...