The importance of visual literacy

Over the past couple of months I have received numerous calls about the Biz Wiki.   The callers,   emailers, and IMers all have something in common:   they all own a business or work at a business whose name or contact information is incorrect on the Biz Wiki.   I even got a call... Continue Reading →

On video games and libraries

I've been working a lot lately about how to incorporate some to the concepts of video games into new and existing library services and resources.  I've written before about how games make you learn by doing, and I've pointed to how specific games teach the player how to play the game.  I've been doing quite... Continue Reading →

Educause articles of interest

Here's some articles/resources that might be of interest to some:Seven Things You Should Know About YouTubeSeven Things You Should Know About FacebookAre College Students Techno Idiots?Disconnects Between Library Culture and Millennial Generation ValuesAre Video Games Evil?New Media and Learning in the 21st CenturyGames in Higher Ed: When Halo 2, Civilization IV, and Xbox 360 Come... Continue Reading →

Librarycasting SE

This is sweet! Librarycasting SE: Screencasts, podcasts, tutorials and titles for the sciences and engineering. Librarycasting SE is a compilation of selected educational and information resources for the sciences and engineering, with a strong emphasis on new media and communication formats such as screencasts (pc screen video), video, and podcasts (audio). Resources covered include those... Continue Reading →

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