Tag Archives: 21st Century

Learning the new ‘meanings’ of ABC

Looking at the two alphabet charts, you’d be quickly be aware of which generation you grew up in. Whatever is the case, at least ‘A’ is still ‘APPLE’ . . . . . . so what will be next ?

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BiblioTech – the First Bookless Public Library in Texas

Come Fall 2013, a new library will be opened in Bexar County, Texas, providing visitors with a bank of e-Readers for borrowing e-books … obviously books of the traditional paper variety will be glaringly absent.  This project marks the first … Continue reading

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“Facebook” in the 16th Century

According to recent research, the modern world’s penchant for social networking may not be exclusive to this century alone. Studies into the communication habits of 16th and 17th century Italian Academies, where scholars created their own nicknames, as well as emblems and mottos to signify those with … Continue reading

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Envisioning emerging technologies for 2012 and beyond

Having a hard time keeping abreast with technological development and wished that you have a crystal ball in front of you?

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Infographic – Components of a 21st Century Classroom

Based on the findings from various research surveys in U.S. (check out the sources at the bottom right of the infographic), an Australian-based online course company Open Colleges developed this infographic, giving you with a pictorial understanding of where we are today in … Continue reading

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Transliteracy : Constructing Knowledge and Networks

Librarians gathered together for a one-day conference on ARLD Day 2012 (27 April) in Minnesota to engage, discuss and connect on the theme “Transliteracy: Constructing Knowledge and Networks“. The conference, presented by the Academic and Research Libraries Division, covered a wide … Continue reading

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D10 Conference : Internet Trends Report 2012

Mary Meeker of Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers, who used to be called “Queen of the Net” when she was an analyst at Morgan Stanley was named “one of the ten smartest people in tech” by “Fortune” magazine in 2010. Her … Continue reading

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A Whole New Way to Fly

French novelist and critic, Marcel Proust, once said “The real voyage of discovery consists of not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.” Can you imagine what the world would be like if the Joseph and Jacques Montgolfier … Continue reading

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Free Webinar (16 May 12) – Libraries and the Era of the Learner: A Vision for the Future

Libraries and the Era of the Learner: A Vision for the Future Webinar Date(16 May, 2012 [2:00 pm Eastern/11:00 Pacific]

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The Broken iPad

This video clip was briefly shown at the recent iCTLT (“International Conference on Teaching and Learning with Technology” 2012 conference and I think it just hit the nail right on the head in defining what do we mean by the … Continue reading

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