Exploring Digital Citizenship

Prompt: Locate, explore, and discuss 3 theories, models and curricula of/for digital citizenship. I set out to explore what was available in the way of digital citizenship information targeted toward adult learners, as this is my demographic. I wasn’t interested in curriculum for entire courses on the topic (Since we are in one, I know they exist. Here’s another example.); rather I was interested more in what adults could use for quick self-study or that an instructor might be able Continue reading Exploring Digital Citizenship

ED 650: Mobile Services in Academic Libraries

Mobile Services in Academic Libraries: Current Issue Paper 7 It only takes a glance around a public place to see that mobile technology has become ubiquitous. The vast majority of college students have one mobile device or another that they use to connect to the internet. The library edition of the NMC Horizon Report (Johnson, Adams Becker, Estrada, & Freeman, 2015) states that this prevalence of “mobile technology has transformed library patrons’ expectations of when and where they should be Continue reading ED 650: Mobile Services in Academic Libraries

ED 650: OER and Libraries

Open Educational Resources and Libraries: ED 650 Current Issue Paper 2 Though open educational resources (OER) are anything but new, their rate of adoption in higher education in the United States has only just reached a tipping point, according to Dr. Cable Green (2015), a leading force in the OER movement. They have reached a point where they will no longer be at the periphery, with an instructor here or there adopting them, but will become central to conversations of Continue reading ED 650: OER and Libraries