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copyright open ed

Coming Soon: Code of Best Practices in Fair Use in OER!

I have observed that educators and librarians have a deep fear of relying on fair use in their teaching, and forget about relying on it during OER creation. At the same time, every lawyer that I hear speak on fair use describes it as way underused. I get it, copyright, and fair use in particular, […]

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info lit open ed

A Year in Practice: Synthesis & Vision

The Cluster Pedagogy Learning Community filled my summer with readings, discussions, meetings, and the Academic Technology Institute, and now the CPLC folks want to know what my takeaways are.  That’s not a simple question.  This summer I was reminded that I have as much to learn as the students, and was engaged in the work […]

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open ed

Experiments with P2PU

I first learned about P2PU this past May at the Northeast OER Summit.  P2PU is about facilitating peer learning, and several (so far mostly public) libraries are incorporating P2PU learning circles into their programming.  I’m still not really sure what learning circles look like.  Coming from the land of traditional higher ed, it’s (sadly) hard […]

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info lit

Information Literacy Instruction in Transition

Cathie Leblanc invited Anne Jung Matthews and I to attend the Tackling a Wicked Problem track of yesterday’s CPLC event to help us understand what the new course looked like as we contemplate the role of librarians in TWP.  (Thanks, Cathie!)  I do have a lot of new ideas from the session (and some of […]

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open ed

Conference Season 2019

The last two weeks have been a blitz of conferences and workshops for me.  I attended the Northeast OER Summit in Amherst, the Academic Technology Institute (ATI) in Concord, and a Copyright Bootcamp in Boston.  Having all of my professional development activities for the year happen within a month of each other has been amazing […]