My first MOOC: diary of 1 of 24,000 students following a truly “Massive Open Online Course”

Massive Open Online Courses are all the rage. A truly exciting and massive one (over 24,000 students enrolled!) is the Learn Creative Learning MOOC organized by MIT Media Lab, which will run from February- May 2013 . Since MOOCs are so new, still much ground needs to be broken about what they are, what they … Continue reading My first MOOC: diary of 1 of 24,000 students following a truly “Massive Open Online Course”

Building Capacity for Learning: towards a Library 2.0

On August 27, I attended the Library & IT Services Innovation Lecture at Tilburg University.  The speaker was Stephen Abram, SirsiDynix's Vice President of Innovation. His talk was titled "Building Capacity for Learning: Affordable Technology Preparedness".  Stephen held a passionate plea for reform of university library practice, urging librarians to fully embrace rather than feel … Continue reading Building Capacity for Learning: towards a Library 2.0