Archive for October 18th, 2005
I came across this item in the Chronicle’s Wired Blog. Vartan Gregorian, president of the Carnegie Corporation of New York, said he is worried about what he called an emerging “Home Depot approach to education,” in which there is “no distinction made between information and learning“. Gregorian said this yesterday as part of his remarks [...]
Earlier, we noted the announcement of the creation of an Endowed Chair in Information Literacy at Purdue University. Today, the Career section in the Chronicle notes the opening of a new administrative position in the Purdue University Libraries with the search for an Associate Dean for Learning. Here (in good “Google” fashion) is a snippet [...]
Scott McLemee, who provided some of the impetus for the creation of ACRLog with his article, Silence in the Stacks, has returned to the issue of blogging in academic librarianship with a nod to the creation of ACRLog in his newest article.