Monthly Archives: January 2012

My First Screencast

This is my first screencast, on how to get started using the website Vimeo. I hope you enjoy, and possibly learn something! How to Get Started Using Vimeo from Ryan Clement on Vimeo.

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Living Outside the Networks; or, Life in the Ether

This week, we got to find our own readings. We were tasked with finding readings from scholarly journals which both related to our future careers and the topic of “information literacy” (or transliteracy, or information fluency, or any of the … Continue reading

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Teaching with Screencasts; or, the Problem with Communication

This past week in class, we talked some more about what separates “experts” from “novices,” and then we got into our first “technique” we will be learning and practicing in class this semester: the screencast. The screencast, typically, is a … Continue reading

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The Importance of Evaluation (and Being Earnest)

This week’s readings focused on different ways of designing online learning modules (screencasts and online tutorials), as well as a more broadly applicable method for designing one-shot instructional sessions (the ADDIE model, pictured below). One issue I kept coming back … Continue reading

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Is flexibility the ultimate “21st century skill”?

So it’s been two weeks since the first class meeting of 643. This enforced break (because of MLK, Jr. Day) was a strange way to begin a class, but it was also helpful in some ways. It has given me … Continue reading

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My First Post (and first readings…)

This is my first post for SI 643, Professional Practice in Libraries and Information Centers. For the rest of the semester, I’ll be keeping a weekly record of my thoughts, questions, feelings and more as they relate to the readings … Continue reading

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