Archive for the 'Education' Category

New Publication on LIS Education

Friday, September 23rd, 2011

I wrote an article for Evidence Based Library and Information Practice (EBLIP) titled “Situating Student Learning in Rich Contexts: A Constructionist Approach to Digital Archives Education.” EBLIP is an open access journal so it is free to download.

Review: Access to Knowledge in the Age of Intellectual Property

Sunday, April 10th, 2011

I reviewed the book, Access to Knowledge in the Age of Intellectual Property from Zone Books/MIT Press (2010). It appears here in the Teachers College Record. The review is below: Access to Knowledge in the Age on Intellectual Property is a collection of over 30 essays by an international body of scholars, lawyers, and activists, […]

ED-MEDIA 2010 Toronto

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

I am in the lovely city of Toronto presenting my paper Using Online Social Networks to Build Healthy Communities: A Design-based Research Investigation at ED-MEDIA 2010. The presentation is below: Using Online Social Networks to Build Healthy Communities View more presentations from ac2182.

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 […]

Guest Respondent at Parsons

Monday, May 3rd, 2010

I was pleased to be a guest respondent at Parsons MFA exhibition OneZero, for the session on technology + education. If the website is any indication, this was indeed a well organized event. Congratulations to all the graduates, at Parsons and Pratt!

Teaching Future Information Professionals

Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010

I wrote this little opinion piece for ACM’s eLearn Magazine. I basically argue that a higher education institution’s lack of online learning options should not be confused with being low-tech.

Social Media Flyer

Friday, October 9th, 2009

I really dig the new flyer for my social media course that Sarah Lassie at Pratt SILS put together. Here it is:

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 […]

ICTs and Cultural Change

Thursday, January 15th, 2009

Below you will find my slides from the EdLab Seminar on January 14, 2009. Enjoy! Using ICTs to Promote Cultural Change: A Study from a Higher Education Context View SlideShare presentation or Upload your own. (tags: social_software web)