Instruction Instruction Part 2: Become a Better Instructor
Big Picture / Continuing Education

Instruction Instruction Part 2: Become a Better Instructor

Author’s note: This is part two of a two-part series on the state of library instruction training in LIS programs. Part one discussed why such training matters. In part two, we will discuss how library students can create or supplement opportunities to become better library instructors. As I mentioned in my last post, courses on instruction have yet … Continue reading

Weekly Round-Up

HLS Weekly Roundup

Editor’s Note: Each week, we reflect on the top articles, blog posts, tweets, news, thoughts, and other tidbits we’ve found interesting or useful . Enjoy! Anna-Sophia Over at Magpie Librarian this week, Ingrid ran a thoughtful interview with Scott Bonner, librarian at Ferguson Municipal Public Library. There was also some great reflection and hot educational-theory takes on … Continue reading

Big Picture / Hellos & Goodbyes

Why I Loved Lucy Even Though It Got Terrible Reviews: Toward an Info-Humanism

The last movie I went to before the onslaught of finals was Luc Besson’s Lucy. A lot of critics thought it was awful. A lot of critics felt they were too smart for its widely-debunked pseudoscience. A lot of critics argued about whether Scarlett Johansson is turning out to be secretly feminist. I just thought I … Continue reading