Thanks to the Simmons MSLA Student Interest Group (SIG) for inviting me to present at their spring conference for a second year in a row! I talked about board gaming as a literacy activity, and tying board games into national standards and local curriculum.
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Web 2.0, Cuyahoga County
Thanks to the Cuyahoga County Public Library for hosting me for two sessions on Web 2.0! Slides and handouts follow after the break. If you attended either session, please complete a short EVALUATION.
Understanding the Impact: Your Guide to Web 2.0 and other technologies that matter to libraries
Thanks to the Las Vegas Clark County Library District for hosting me for a program on Monday March 9. Slides, handouts and links follow after the break.
Get Your Game On, Online!
I’m teaching an online class for Infopeople this winter, titled Get Your Game On, Online! This four-week online learning course will provide a snapshot of videogames in U.S. popular culture and the current state of gaming in libraries, and provide models of ways to serve gamers of all ages with programs, collections and more. The sessionContinue reading “Get Your Game On, Online!”
GSLIS CE: “Introduction to Virtual Worlds”
You probably have heard the term “virtual world.” You might be curious about them or even regularly take part in one yourself. There are hundreds of virtual worlds that exist (and have for many years) and are being used by public, school, and academic libraries.
Get Your Game On! INCOLSA
Thanks to INCOLSA for hosting me last week for a full day workshop on gaming at the library!
Besides offering gaming programs for library patrons, I’ve added creative writing, card-making and beading programs for ages 10 & up.
What Games Do You Play?
Any sports gamers out there? EA Sports has contracted Wieden + Kennedy to do a series of ads featuring real gamers who play Madden, NCAA Football, Tiger Woods PGA, NBA Live, NHL or Fifa Soccer. If you do, and are interested, contact Monica Ranes at monica DOT ranes AT gmail DOT com!
Demonstrating a Memory Card Reader…
with the Flip Video, at MLA
NHPR Word of Mouth Appearance
I was a guest on NHPR’s Word of Mouth show this afternoon, with Cheryl Olson, Ph.D., and author of Grand Theft Childhood: The Surprising Truth About Violent Video Games. The session was recorded and is archived online for anyone who might want to take a listen.