Tag Archives: Librarians

10 + 2 useful reports on #MOOCs and online education

The International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE) published a digest of useful reports about MOOCs and online learning three days ago (25 June). In this post, I look at these reports closely, to identify whether Library services and … Continue reading

Posted in MOOCs & Librarians, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Librarians and Open Educational Resources: Survey Results

Around late October 2013, I had posted an invitation to participate in a survey circulated by the OER Research Hub (OERRH) in collaboration with the Community of Practice for Information Literacy Online Teaching (CoPILOT). The OERRH researcher Beck Pitt started … Continue reading

Posted in OER, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Librarians and Open Educational Resources

In one of my previous posts, I had mentioned the work that has been undertaken by the Open Educational Resources Research Hub  (for short, OER Research Hub or OERRH) and their ongoing research on “What the impact of OER on learning … Continue reading

Posted in OER | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

MOOCs and Librarians: Join the new #MOOCLib Mendeley Group

I set up a Mendeley group for librarians across all sectors to share literature and resources about the evolving nature of MOOCs and the role of the librarian. You don’t need to be directly involved with MOOCs to join. All … Continue reading

Posted in MOOCs & Librarians | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

MOOCs and Librarians: Keep the conversation live

On Twitter: This is the second of the MOOCs and Librarians series of posts, following the one on opportunities for discussions via virtual forums and past conferences. Today’s post is focused on Twitter conversations including a poll on setting up … Continue reading

Posted in MOOCs & Librarians | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

MOOCs and Librarians: Join the #MOOCLib conversation

This is the first of a series of posts that explore and propose communication channels for librarians who are involved or interested in MOOCs. A few months ago, in March to be exact, a new group was formed, namely, MOOCs … Continue reading

Posted in MOOCs & Librarians | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments