Stephen Francoeur, Ellen Kaufman, Louise Klusek, Jin Ma, Ryan Phillips
We checked out a number of library related videos created using the xtranormal service, which lets you create animations.
Video Interviews of Baruch Professors
At the recent Baruch Teaching and Technology Conference, Keri Bertino from the Writing Center spoke about a project she’s undertaken with a peer tutor to interview Baruch faculty about what research looks like in their disciplines. The interviews are recorded and will eventually be available as videos. This teaser video gives a sense of what the content will be like in the final videos.
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Using Video to Evoke Critical Stances from Students
We talked about this news story from InsideHigherEd (“Calibrating Students’ B.S. Meters,”15 April 2011) that spotlights the work of librarians using videos in classrooms to engage students in critical thinking.
Mobile Library Websites
A recent blog post at iLibrarian featuring 7 ways to build a library website for mobile devices was discussed.
joli Cloud OS
Stephen showed his Dell Mini laptop that was running Joli OS instead of Windows. Joli is built on Ubuntu.
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Tags : Information literacy, Joli OS, Mobil, Mobile library sites, mobile web development, Research methods, Student writing, Tech Sharecase, Ubuntu, Videos, xtranormal