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  • This Week in LIS - 7 June 2013

    June 7, 2013

    Headline of the Week: Early MOOC Analysis and Technology and Information Literacy WorkshopA number of the “TWILIS Headlines” have discussed various topics and ideas related to MOOCs.  Read more...

  • This Week in LIS - 24 May 2013

    May 24, 2013

    Headline of the Week: LIS Strategy Workshop 5/24/13What a great day today! The best match – balancing a gorgeous, stimulating, off site venue and LIS pragmatic affordability put us  Read more...

  • This Week in LIS - 17 May 2013

    May 17, 2013

    Headline of the Week: MOOC-based Graduate Degree in Computer Science from Georgia TechIt was only October of last year I first mentioned MOOCs in a TWILIS  Read more...

  • This Week in LIS - 10 May 2013

    May 10, 2013

    Headline of the Week: Electronic Books as Class TextsYesterday I came across an interesting article. It seems Coursera has struck deals with a number of textbook publishers. The deal  Read more...

  • This Week in LIS - 3 May 2013

    May 3, 2013

    Headline of the Week: Why Do They Offer MOOCs?Sunday, Monday and Tuesday were spent at a conference with approximately 50 higher education CIOs. Some were from smaller schools of Luther  Read more...

  • This Week in LIS - 26 April 2013

    April 26, 2013

    Headline of the Week: StrengthsFinderLast year during the planning for our Strategy Days the recommendation was made that we look at leveraging the StrengthsFinder instrument and process  Read more...

  • This Week in LIS - 19 April 2013

    April 19, 2013

    Headline of the Week: Teaching What You Are Just LearningOne upside of attending conferences is that there is a lot of time involved in travelling which can provide opportunity for readi  Read more...

  • This Week in LIS - 12 April 2013

    April 12, 2013

    Headline of the Week: Change to What?Very early in my career IBM began holding department and area meetings on “change.” Information was presented about how the status quo was unsust  Read more...

  • This Week in LIS - 5 April 2013

    April 5, 2013

    Headline of the Week: Stanford U. and edX will Jointly Build Open-Source Software to Deliver MOOCsNews and conversations on MOOCs continue. The hype is rampant and the term is so overloa  Read more...

  • This Week in LIS - 22 March 2013

    March 22, 2013

    Headline of the Week: Digital Technology Helping the Liberal Arts?The Midwest Regional Educause conference was held in Chicago Monday through Wednesday (March 18-20, 2013) this week. The  Read more...

  • This Week in LIS - 15 March 2013

    March 15, 2013

    Headline of the Week: MOOCs as On-Ramp/Demand Relief for Students (that start in California)A very interesting leap occurred this week along the MOOC maturity vector. Proposed legislatio  Read more...

  • This Week in LIS - 8 March 2013

    March 8, 2013  Read more...