the future of libraries in the digital age
Your Name and Title: Roberta (Robin) Sullivan, Emerging Technologies Librarian & Head of Media Services
Library, School, or Organization Name: University at Buffalo Libraries, State University of New York
Co-Presenter Name(s): Cherie van Putten
Area of the World from Which You Will Present: Buffalo, NY
Language in Which You Will Present: English
Target Audience(s): All libraries - but most suited to academic libraries
Short Session Description (one line): Learn how your libraries of all types can take advantage of this self-paced online learning opportunity targeted to the needs of higher-ed students, faculty, and anyone with an interest to learn about the value and implications of using established and emerging technologies for personal and professional growth.
Websites / URLs Associated with Your Session: http://suny.edu/emtech
Full Session Description (as long as you would like):
Learn about the State University of New York “Exploring Emerging Technologies for Lifelong Learning and Success” (#EmTechMOOC) /span> http://suny.edu/emtech >.
This self-paced online learning opportunity is targeted to the needs of students, faculty, and anyone with an interest to learn about the value and implications of using established and emerging technologies for personal and professional growth.
This project consists of two associated parts; #EmTechMOOC and EmTechWIKI.
#EmTechMOOC is a Massive Open Online Course offered through the Coursera platform. The MOOC provides a supportive environment for dialogue and sharing among participants. EmTechWIKI is a socially-curated discovery engine to discover established and emerging technology tools, tutorials, and resources. The WIKI can be used as a stand-alone resource, or it can be used together with #EmTechMOOC.