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15 Essentials of a Media Consent Form

Educators must adapt to the digital world, where private versus public boundaries are shifting, through engaging in continuous dialogue and negotiation with parents and administrators to co-produce ethical guidelines for participatory research, photography, and social media with youth. Today’s virtual learning environment pose not only risks, but also opportunities, for empowering youth in research. American …

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25 Expectations for Academic Integrity in the Classroom

Teachers are in a unique position to show students how to use technology properly, productively, and ethically. The overall goal of ethical principles is to protect and advance human values.1 Here are twenty-five expectations for academic integrity in the classroom and online: Activities on social networking websites should not reflect negatively on fellow students, teachers, …

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5 Acceptable Rules of Netiquette in the Classroom

net·i·quette (/ˈnedəkət,ˈnedəˌket/) noun- 1) the correct or acceptable way of communicating on the Internet. 2) social etiquette for the internet. Oxford Dictionary Although there are many variations for the rules of engagement online, here are a few to consider: Be courteous and respectful when communicating with others online1 Always Give Credit to Original Source1 Remember …

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5 Methods for Ensuring Student Safety While Using Technology in the Classroom

In all things, “safety first!” Educators and learning institutions must take appropriate measures to ensure students are safe physically and mentally when in their care. The virtual learning environment is no different. Here are five methods for ensuring student safety while using technology in the classroom or online: To combat carpal tunnel syndrome and eye …

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10 Pros of Incorporating Technology into the Teaching and Learning Process

George Couros once said, “Technology will not replace great teachers but technology in the hands of great teachers can be transformational.” In metamorphosis within this new learning frontier, technology with direction is naturally the tool to establishing a strong foundation to build upon. Here are 10 benefits of incorporating technology in to the curriculum: Access …

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Optimizing the Library’s Visibility Online

“What is the value of libraries? Through lifelong learning, libraries can and do change lives, a point that cannot be overstated.” ― Michael Gorman, Our Enduring Values: Librarianship in the 21st Century The Library Digital Presence or lack thereof majorly impacts its visibility and relevance within the communities they serve. It is for this reason that promotion ideas …

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Program Observation and Evaluation at the Library

The emphasis on addressing community needs continuously creates an atmosphere that inspires staff members to reexamine their roles (Julie Cruise). Public and academic libraries both have an obligation and duty to their patrons to be the counter stone of the community they serve. Through programs and services, they cultivate a sense of belonging, an appreciation of differences, facilitation of student learning, and increased knowledge of …

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Advancing Racial Equality in Public & Academic Libraries

Black lives have always mattered. Only now are the library system’s standard operations undergoing scrutiny in order to address universal human rights; to bring justice, healing, and freedom to Black people in the US. In the wake of America’s boiling point from racial profiling, systemic racism, microaggressions, and far too many murdered from police brutality …

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The importance of amplifying the presence of joint-use libraries online & sharpening the skillset of a future librarian

The Joint-use library Joint-use or Combined libraries, though rare, exist. These quasi facilities are the counter stones of supporting multiple communities with limited resources. Creating a presence online not only notifies the community of their existence, but allows communication, digital sharing, and networking with the world at the stroke of a character key. Dr. Martin …