[Libs-Or] Two freebies from the SJSU School of Information

Nicole Purviance nicole.purviance at sjsu.edu
Mon Mar 4 15:49:47 PST 2019

Next week is a big week for the School of Information at San Jose State
University and information professionals everywhere! Our school's Blockchain
MOOC starts March 11. In addition, the first of three free web conferences
will be held March 13.  


Here's the scoop:


Blockchain and Decentralization for the Information Industries MOOC


Quick Overview: This MOOC will provide a background for individuals involved
with libraries, urban planning, government agencies, publishing and other
organizations to understand the issues and applications of Blockchain
technology. Upon completion, participants will receive badges and a
certificate. More info: https://ischool.sjsu.edu/blockchain-mooc


.       Six-week course (March 11 through April 21, 2019)

.       Asynchronous instruction with weekly modules

.       Prior knowledge of Blockchain is not required

.       Free to enroll

.       Not-for-credit


Enroll at


Library 2.019 Shaping the Future of Libraries with Instructional Design


Quick Overview: During this three-hour web conference, librarians,
instructional designers and other educators will come together to discuss
the integration of instructional design, educational technology, learning,
and libraries, and explore how they can shape the future of libraries
through the application of instructional design and technology. More info:


.       March 13, 2019

.       Noon to 3 p.m. Pacific Time

.       Free to attend

.       Keynote and concurrent, crowd-sourced sessions


Register at https://libraryinstructionaldesign.eventbrite.com/




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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