Archive for December 20th, 2005
Want to help students think critically about sources? Want them to know that “I read it in the paper” does not mean “so it must be true”? Have them check out the Crunk Awards that are posted annually at We Regret the Error. I found this feature courtesy of the always interesting Sivacracy blog.
A previous post here at ACRLog discussed higher education’s divided response to Millennial Generation learners. While some experts advocate changing teaching methods to conform with the learning styles of Millennials, others insist that it’s the Millennials who need to conform to the way the professor chooses to teach. Because Millennials are strongly associated with the [...]
John Willinsky of the Public Knowledge Project provides an interview on his new book, The Access Principle: The Case for Open Access to Research and Scholarship. What is the “access principle”? In a nutshell: “The access principle holds that with a form of knowledge that is constituted as a public good, which is the case [...]
There is a fascinating discussion going on across the biblioblogosphere (and on the ALA Council list) about Jenny Levine’s comments about ALA policy regarding compensation for presentation at conferences. While some are posing this as a “generational” issue, or as an unfortunate financial reality that we should all simply accept, there are a wide range [...]