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This chapter describes a visualization of the main elements in play when we search for information. The chapter describes how this visualization can be used to start classroom conversations around how social, political, and economic systems influence how people create, organize, find, and gain...
Insights from the performing arts for information professionals who teach
This presentation critiques the discourse of teacher-as-entertainer and examines five elements from the performing arts that can provide meaningful insights for information professionals who teach: physicality, defining the situation, extemporizing, scripts, and acting.
The digital revolution changes the way we teach and learn. This paper introduces the concept of a hybrid course structure. It aims to show the benefits of blended learning and describes the course design used by the Bibliothèque Saint-Jean, University of Alberta. It is hoped this approach will...
Within our field, and more widely, there is a way of thinking that equates effective teaching with effective entertaining. This way of thinking can be referred to as a “discourse of edutainment.” It underpins some of the publications and conversations that encourage librarians to make their...