Past iSchool Faculty Presentations

  • Cheaper or faster: Who benefits when cities manage the public library's information technology services?
    Date: October 04, 2012
    Presenter(s): Cheryl Stenström
    Link: library20.com
    Location: Online
    Comment: Cheryl Stenström and study co-investigator, Ken Roberts, will provide preliminary results from their study on city- and library-managed IT services in Canada (funded by the Canadian Urban Libraries Council).
  • Finding the True Teen Behind the Mask
    Date: October 04, 2012
    Presenter(s): Dr. Joni Richards Bodart
    Link: library20.com
    Location: Online
    Comment: The session will give participants a deeper understanding of adolescence as a stage of life and adolescents as individuals. Participants will be asked to challenge their existing beliefs about teens and will gain a new understanding of this age group.
  • Finding The True Teen Behind The Mask
    Date: October 04, 2012
    Presenter(s): Elizabeth (Beth) Wrenn-Estes
    Link: library20.com
    Location: Online
    Comment: The program will cover the developmental stages of adolescence and the way that physical, social and psychological development impacts teen’s thoughts, beliefs and actions. The session will give participants a deeper understanding of adolescence as a stage of life and adolescents as individuals.  Participants will be asked to challenge their existing beliefs about teens and will gain a new understanding of this age group. This understanding leads to improved interaction with teens and better programming that meets their development needs. Dr. Joni Richards Bodart and Beth Wrenn-Estes are both full-time faculty members teaching courses in youth services and materials in the School of Library and Information Science at San Jose State University. Both are former youth services librarians who have worked with teens in school and public library settings.
  • Crisis Response and Disaster Resilience: “Futures Thinking” for Librarians and Information Workers
    Date: October 04, 2012
    Presenter(s): Dr. Chris Hagar
    Link: library20.com
    Location: Online
    Comment: Presentation begins 11:00 UK time.
  • “23 Things” as Transformative Learning: Promoting Confidence, Curiosity and Communication via Library Staff Professional Develop
    Date: October 03, 2012
    Presenter(s): Dr. Michael Stephens
    Link: library20.com
    Location: Online
  • Learning Everywhere: The Transformative Power of Hyperlinked Libraries
    Date: October 02, 2012
    Presenter(s): Dr. Michael Stephens
    Link: ilfonline.org
    Location: Oak Hill Mansion, Carmel, Indiana
  • Conference Keynote
    Date: September 27, 2012
    Presenter(s): Dr. Michael Stephens
    Link: conference.wyla.org
    Location: Parkway Plaza Hotel and Convention Center, Casper, WY
  • The Mobile Revolution and Libraries: An Overview
    Date: September 27, 2012
    Presenter(s): Lori Bell
    Link: infopeople.org
    Location: Online
  • How to Manage Social Media in Your Organization: Building a Successful Governance Strategy
    Date: September 25, 2012
    Presenter(s): Dr. Patricia C. Franks
    Link: arma.org
    Location: Chicago, IL
    Comment: Social media technologies enable conversations and interactions among individuals in the form of text, images, audio, and video often developed in an ad hoc and collaborative manner, resulting in information that may be transient in nature. Dr. Franks, who took the lead in the development of ARMA International’s technical report, ”Using Social Media in Organizations work group,” will moderate a panel of work group members. The panel will reveal practical advice on social media use within organizations, including accepted RIM best practices and effective governance policy.
  • Why Teens like Supernatural Monsters that Suck, Bite, Eat, and Kill
    Date: September 25, 2012
    Presenter(s): Dr. Joni Richards Bodart
    Link: baya.org
    Location: California
    Comment: I will be speaking on the topic of my new book, They Suck, They Bite, They Eat, They Kill: The Psychological Meaning of Supernatural Monsters in Young Adult Fiction.

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