Tag Archives: Anu Vedantham

Are You in the Circle?

Since library director Anu Vedantham participated in the American Library Association’s December webinar on digital literacy, she’s become a lot more Web savvy. In fact, she’s even started to use Google Hanguout–the no-cost videoconferencing system used in the webinar series–in her own personal day-to-day life. In an article on the University of Pennsylvania Weigle Information Common blog, Vedantham says: I’ve ... Read More »

Register Now: ALA Hosts Digital Literacy Virtual Forum on Nov. 14th

We are excited (and slightly trepidatious) about holding our first online forum, Creating a Culture of Learning: How Librarians Keep Up with Digital Media and Technology on Wednesday, November 14, 2012, from 7:00-8:00p.m. EST. RSVP now. As part of the free virtual forum, digital literacy leaders will address dramatic shifts in learning and civic engagement due to the rapidly changing ... Read More »

Anu Vedantham on Taking Digital Experiments

The blog post below comes from Anu Vedantham, director of the Weigle Information Commons at the University of Pennsylvania. The university library center supports collaborative learning and group activities using the latest technologies. Vedantham’s article is part of the ALA Digital Literacy Task Force’s continuing efforts to highlight library leadership in the digital literacy sphere. On November 14, 2012, Vedantham ... Read More »

OITP Fellow Renee Hobbs on Digital Literacy

The post below comes from Renee Hobbs, an expert on digital and media literacy and the founding director of the Harrington School of Communication and Media at the University of Rhode Island. In addition to serving as an American Library Association Office for Information Technology Policy Fellow, Hobbs supports the work of the ALA’s Digital Literacy Task Force. On November ... Read More »

OITP Confirms Speakers for “Culture of Learning” in Online Digital Literacy Forum November 14

Speakers from a range of settings and library backgrounds have been confirmed to participate in the ALA’s Digital Literacy Task Force program “Creating a Culture of Learning: How Librarians Keep up with Digital Media and Technology” Google Hangout session moderated by ALA Office for Information Technology Policy (OITP) Fellow Renee Hobbs. This virtual national conversation will take place Wednesday, November ... Read More »