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Creating Behavioral Changes in a Vocational Library Media Center


Final Project- Creating Behavioral Changes in a Vocational Library Media Center LSC 531 URI w/Dr. Renee Hobbs Ariel Dagan Ignite Presentation: https://youtu.be/PPH7W2psr7U Introduction: The following information will provide details regarding a project I am undertaking at a school library in Franklin, Massachusetts. I will be providing below details regarding the aims, goals, and process of developing this project. It is my hope that the documentation will provide enough background to understand the immense amount of work I have, and continue to put into this project. In the conclusion section I will cover assessment of this project. The implementation of [...]

The Long And Winding Road


In the song “The Long and Winding Road” by The Beatles I find answers to where it is I am on this amazing journey of information science, and especially in my understanding of information competencies for Young Adults. In this online summer course with Dr. Renee Hobbs at University of Rhode Island I have found much twist and turns. I found stimulating material that has been introduced through our word press website where each week I have had several opportunities to share experiences with some of the 25 classmates in my course. Taking an online course has been both rewarding [...]

Article Review for #LSC531


The following is a review of a 2013 article published in the academic journal BookBird. This publication is dedicated to covering children’s literature with a focus on the international scene. The journal is produced by Johns Hopkins University in collaboration with the International Board on Books for Young children (IBBY). This article brings to our attention reading programs that are taking place in the United Kingdoms, The Netherlands, and …. It’s primary focus is the results of the 2009-2010 results from the program called “The Challenge” that was run by The Flemish Reading Association. On a side note- Flemish is [...]

Reflections after a week of LSC531 assignments- Reading and more


Is it my imagination or does it seem like there are many assignments to be done each week. I must admit that I was not a fan of the assignments for this week. Even though I am registered for this class I do not wish to publicly share the results of the study or annotated notes. For this reason I will keep my answers brief: Here is a link showing I know how to annotate an article: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B92yvJ-cvo52UUQ0eHloNjRLMXM/edit?usp=sharing I did not enjoy this weeks readings and found them to be missing much information. Writing my logs for the entire week [...]

For the Times They Are A- Changing


In reflecting on my activity as a learner I would like to begin with media that I found on what has been a very credible resource, The Wall Street Journal.  It is this notion of trusted and credible resource that I would like to begin my reflection since when I was in high school my experience were much different then those of todays adolescent students in our media centers. I appreciate our course starting off with giving us a moment to reflect back on the environments we have experienced in those years or with experiences of youth. After viewing the clip [...]

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