Archive for the 'Information Science' Category

Constructionist Learning in Digital Archives Education

Thursday, May 27th, 2010

I’d like to share a new paper I wrote: Cocciolo, A. (accepted). Constructionist Learning in Digital Archives Education: Student Perceptions of Effectiveness. Proceedings of 73rd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Information Science and Technology, Oct. 22-27, 2010, Pittsburgh, PA. ABSTRACT: This paper explores if a constructionist learning approach to digital archives education can […]

Course on Social Media

Monday, October 5th, 2009

I am excited (and a tiny bit daunted) to be offering the class “Social Media” next semester at Pratt SILS. A description is below: Social Media (LIS-697-09) Wednesday, 3:30-5:50 PM The rise of the networked information environment, currently highlighted by such descriptors as Social Media and Web 2.0, and popularized by such web properties as […]

Fall 2009 Classes

Tuesday, September 1st, 2009

I am teaching two classes this Fall at Pratt: Digital Libraries (LIS 693) and Library Use and Instruction (LIS 673). Here are the details on each: Digital Libraries [ Download Syllabus ] This course will cover the theoretical, practical and technical aspects involved in creating, using, and deploying digital libraries. Students will study the evolution […]