Tag Archives: Renee Hobbs

“Assessing Digital Literacy” Archived Webinar Available

Video from the most recent American Library Association Digital Literacy Task Force webinar is now available. As part of the webinar, titled “Assessing Digital Literacy: Outcomes and Impact,” information experts explored methods to measure the effectiveness of digital literacy programs and ways to assess student engagement in online inquiry. While the webinar has ended, the Digital Literacy Task Force will ... Read More »

Reminder: Digital Literacy and Libraries Webinar December 11

The American Library Association (ALA) will host the free webinar “Assessing Digital Literacy: Outcomes and Impact” on December 11, 2012, from 7 to 8 p.m. EST. The December forum will be hosted by the ALA Office for Information Technology Policy (OITP) and the ALA Digital Literacy Task Force. As part of the webinar, attendees will hear from information experts who ... 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 »

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 »