MBMH Seminar

Dates, Teams, Topics by D. Grainger Wedaman
September 13, 2009, 7:30 pm
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October 23, Stork
The Mixing and Blurring of Entertainment and Scholarship

  • Karrie Peterson, Brandeis
  • Joy Pile, Midd
  • Alex Chapin, Midd
  • Chrissa Godbout, Mt. H.

November 6, Eagle
Do Students Learn Differently?

  • Thom Valicenti, Brandeis
  • Bryan Carson, Midd
  • Mary Glackin, Mt. H.

November 20, Elephant
Faculty Development Relationships

  • Amy Craig, Brandeis
  • Carrie Macfarlane, Midd
  • Janet Ewing, Mt. H.

December 4, Grasshopper
What is Scholarship and How Does It Affect Our Work?

  • Lisa Zeidenberg, Brandeis
  • Andy Wentik, Midd
  • Leigh Mantel, Mt. H.
  • James Lee, Brandeis

December 18, Muscovy Duck
Organizational Development

  • David G. Wedaman, Ph.D., Brandeis
  • Mike Roy, Midd
  • Alex Wirth-Cauchon, Mt. H.
  • Shel Sax, Midd

Brandeis “RIS Seminar” Notes by D. Grainger Wedaman
September 2, 2009, 12:38 pm
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We’d begun doing some thinking along the lines of the MBMH seminar at Brandeis (working title was “RIS Seminar”).  Feel free to peruse our notes for topic ideas or references to resources:


Proposed Topics by D. Grainger Wedaman
September 1, 2009, 9:19 pm
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A draft list of possible topics for seminar sessions (and final projects).  Add your own!

* cyberinfrastructure and the changing nature of research

* do students actually learn differently now

* assessment 101

* models of faculty development

* collection development

* the future of reference

* information literacy

Seminar Goals by D. Grainger Wedaman
September 1, 2009, 9:10 pm
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  • Understand the budding mission of the broadly-skilled, academically-oriented information professional
  • lay foundation for a related community of practice
  • share key knowledge, identify and address shared challenges
  • develop inter-institutional ties