Archive for December, 2016

My 2016 Favorites, Part 1

My 2016 Favorites, Part 1

Can we really be nearing the end of 2016?!  I’ll continue my tradition of sharing favorite professional reads of 2016.  Here are the first five, in alphabetical order: Baer, A. (2016, December 7). Critical pedagogy, critical conversations: Expanding dialogue about critical library instruction through the lens of composition and rhetoric. In the Library […]

By December 29, 2016 0 comments InfoSavvy, Library
Happy Holidays from InfoSavvy!

Happy Holidays from InfoSavvy!

Again I wish you and yours safe, happy holidays.  Stay tuned for a regular post next week.

By December 23, 2016 0 comments InfoSavvy, Library
Scheduling as research

Scheduling as research

For many of us the Holidays bring many invitations in a short period of time.  Keeping up with them shows the Research as Inquiry frame (Association of College & Research Libraries, 2015) in action. Take any given invitation.  You start with the basic questions of date, time, and place.  Then […]

By December 15, 2016 0 comments InfoSavvy, Library
Contextual info lit

Contextual info lit

Last week I ended the post with a reference to the K-12 context.  The theme of context also came up in a recent webinar (Hinchliffe & Brown, 2016). Lisa Janicke Hinchliffe (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) and Karen Brown (Dominican University) discussed collaborative team-based assessment.  They described how a collaborative […]

By December 8, 2016 0 comments InfoSavvy, Library
Computer Science and Info Lit

Computer Science and Info Lit

The Association for Computing Machinery, the Computer Science Teachers Association, the Cyber Innovation Center, and the National Math and Science Initiative, along with Code.org,  have launched the K-12 Computer Science Framework (Yongpradit, 2016).  The framework contains seven Core Practices (K-12 computer science framework, 2016, p. 57).  Some of them speak to the […]

By December 1, 2016 0 comments InfoSavvy, Library