Library Camp #edtech Edition - Planning
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WHEN: July 25th
WHERE: Dodson Room, IKBLC, UBC's Point Grey Campus
WHAT: A morning of lightning talks followed by an afternoon of unconference-like breakout sessions as per the Surrey datacamp, this time focusing on education and technology, e.g. open-everything (access, textbooks, source), Raspberry Pi and Arduinos, MOOCs, Maker Spaces, etc. etc. etc. (please replace an etc. with an actual thing/idea please). Open to librarians, tech people, makers, hackers, educators, etc. For more information email erin.fields@ubc.ca
HEY July 10 evening a bunch of us are meeting to talk about this list. Tweet @maryakem to join us7 minute sessions (70 minutes total)Notes
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OrderTitleDescriptionMore InfoYour Name (optional)Twitter Handle (optional)
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1Jbrary: Using Social Media to Inform, Connect, and Learn Among Youth Services LibrariansWe will discuss the creation of Jbrary and its social media outlets, how we grow our audience, and the implications for other fields of librarianship.www.jbrary.comLindsey and Dana@lmkrabbenhoft @danachorrocks @jbraryyes
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2Waterbear: Programming for the Fun of ItUsing Waterbear, a visual toolkit for programming on the web, for graphics, games, and Useful Thingshttp://waterbearlang.com/Dethe@detheyes
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3Open BadgesKate@OpenBadgesUBCyes
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4Role of Rasberry Pi and Arduino in facilitating hands-on education in electronics and computer scienceHow can educators use Rasberry Pi and Arduino to help the public learn about electronics and programming. These small affordable platforms can be used by teacher and student alike to hack and learn.Scott@srobartsyesI can get 4-5 Arduino kits for the folks to play - Eugene
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BREAK (10 minutes)
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5The DL on IL - Digital Literacy as Information LiteracyThere are numerous digital literacy frameworks appearing, from Mozilla WebLiteracies to the JISC 5 categories framework. What do they all have in common? Each addresses searching, finding, analyzing, and using information. Sound familiar? Digital literacies have become the macro framework in which information literacy resides. So why aren't we talking about digital literacy as a framework for instruction in the library? Let's talk digital literacy.
 
Crowd sourcing a DL framework for libraries.Erin @Emefie yes
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6Software tutorials with animated gifsWe will look at the why, the why not, and the how of using animated gifs in software tutorials rather than static screenshots or screencast videos. Allison@atrumbledyes
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7Easy as Pi! Computer Programming for Kids at the Public Library Discussion of how the Raspberry Pi can be used to teach children about computational thinking and computer programming in a hands-on environment. Danielle@DanielleJanineWyes
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8The Machine: Using a Raspberry Pi for Readers’ AdvisoryKrista Parham, Anna Ferri, Stephanie Fan, Matthew Murray, Rebecca Lahr, Ekatarina Grguric, & Monica Swamiraj@MidniteLibrary yes
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9Some Simple Programming Tutorial Thing (Acronym: SSPTT, you put your lips together and make a stupid sound)You tell me what you want to learn!Alex@axfelixyes
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Other ideas list
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DIY book scanningRipping content to meet the needs of users. Is DIY the answerTBD@daftkifty?More info here: http://www.timescolonist.com/news/local/library-programs-help-people-with-print-disabilities-1.1099372
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Maker Spaces in libraries, public, school, and higher ed: What would they look like and do they even make sense?Discussion of what it would mean to try to implement a Maker Space in libraries, public and higher education. Does it even make sense? How to connect with goals/mission of university. More about what questions we should be asking than about how to create onewait, wasn't my name on this??? - frankMaryann@maryakemyesMore info here: http://maryannkempthorne.ca/2014/06/14/makerbrarians-are-born/
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Canceled
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A survey of the current Haskspaces/Makerspaces from North America Some general obsurvations from the last two years of visting different hackspaces and makerspaces from around the world. What works, How conflit is resolved, Biggest problems, How they are funded, etc...Steven @funvill
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Making iOS and Android Apps using BuzztouchQuick demonstration of Buzztouch for compiling simple apps for libraries. We will discuss the appropriateness, costs, maintenance, and limitations of apps made with Buzztouch. http://www.buzztouch.com/Jon Strang@jryanstrang
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