Category Archives: “The Librarian Thought”

Buying Books

I often warn my students that becoming a subject specialist (librarian) is not all glitz and glamour. The idea of being in charge of an entire discipline/subject area for collection is quite appealing (to ~0.0001% of the population, but includes … Continue reading

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Assessment of assessment

About three years ago I got interested in ‘clickers.’  The name made me skeptical, it just does not sound right, kind of like ‘one shot’ library classes (a term that needs to go away).  Anyway, here is me and my … Continue reading

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They didn’t have video games in 1984

While teaching an English 102 class… I asked if any of the students had topics (which they all had).  One student in the front raised her hand and stated “I’m looking at video games and their relationship to violence in … Continue reading

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