Instruction in libraries is becoming a more and more important part of the purpose and function of a library. Here’s one perspective on how we can carry that out.

The Unquiet Librarian

Three years ago, Dr. Michael Wesch was one of the key people whose work inspired the vision for Media 21 (post 1 and post 2), an initiative that has resulted in a deep collaborative partnership with English teacher Susan Lester and her 10th Honors World Literature/Composition students and consequently,  collaborative partnerships  in varying degrees with other faculty who have incorporated some of the strategies Susan and I have utilized.

I rarely point people to specific articles through my blog (I use Twitter and for that purpose/sharing), but I think this article, “A Tech-Happy Professor Reboots After Hearing His Teaching Advice Isn’t Working“, in the Chronicle of Higher Education is a must-read for all instructional librarians and teachers; even more powerful and insightful are Wesch’s additional reflection in the comments that I’m going to quote and repost below.   Wesch’s comments resonate with me because of Wesch’s…

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