[Libs-Or] Defining the Library as Classroom: Free Online Conference

Nicole Purviance nicole.purviance at sjsu.edu
Tue Apr 5 09:14:08 PDT 2016

Library 2.016: Library as Classroom

June 15, 2016 

12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. PDT 

Free and Online

 <http://www.library20.com/classroom> http://www.library20.com/classroom


The San Jose State University School of Information (iSchool) is proud to
offer professional development opportunities like the Library 2.0 Worldwide
Virtual Conference series as part of our
=listservs&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=classroom> lifelong learning
solutions. The next Library 2.016 mini-conference will take place on
Wednesday, June 15, 2016, from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. U.S. Pacific Daylight
Time (
ibrary+as+Classroom&iso=20160615T12&p1=283&ah=3> click here for your time
zone) via Blackboard Collaborate web conferencing. 


Moderated by Dr. Michael Stephens, iSchool assistant professor, the June
conference will open with a panel discussion on "
<http://www.library20.com/classroom> Defining the Library as Classroom." For
example, this classroom may include physical spaces for instruction and
discovery, as well as online, multi-scale platforms aimed at social learning
and participation. Registration is free, and all registrants will receive
links to view the recorded sessions.
-22670856141> Register today!


Confirmed Keynote Speakers: 

.       Michael Casey, Information Technology Director, Gwinnett County
Public Library, Georgia

.       Brian Kenney, Director, White Plains Public Library, New York 

.       Joyce Valenza, Assistant Professor, Rutgers University School of
Communication and Information, New Jersey 

.       Jessamyn West, Librarian and Community Technologist, Central Vermont

.       Sean Casserley, County Librarian, Johnson County Library, Kansas 


We invite you to share your ideas and experiences for using the library as a
creative classroom and community learning space by
<http://www.library20.com/page/call-for-proposals> submitting a presentation
proposal. Presentations should be at least 15 minutes in length, and all
sessions must be completed (including Q&A) within 25 minutes. Slots are
limited, and may fill before the May 31, 2016 deadline for proposals. 


The Library 2.0 Worldwide Virtual Conference series was co-founded in 2011
by the iSchool. The June "Library as Classroom" event is the second of
<http://www.library20.com/> three mini-conferences planned for this year.
Please visit the conference website for more information and links to the
presentation recordings from past events:  <http://www.library20.com/>


About the SJSU School of Information

The San Jose State University (SJSU)
paign=classroom> School of Information (iSchool) prepares individuals for
careers as information professionals. Graduates work in diverse areas of the
information profession, such as user experience design, digital asset
management, information architecture, electronic records management,
information governance, digital preservation, and librarianship. The SJSU
School of Information is a recognized leader in online education and
received the Online Learning Consortium's
=email&utm_campaign=classroom> Outstanding Online Program award. Find out
more about the SJSU iSchool's award-winning online educational programs at
=classroom> ischool.sjsu.edu. 





Nicole Purviance

Director of Marketing and Communications

School of Information

San Jose State University

One Washington Square

San Jose, CA 95192-0029

nicole.purviance at sjsu.edu





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