Category Archives: Graduate School

The five things I learned about myself from taking a MOOC

I  took the Coursera Gamification course in September for various reasons. I am interested in gamification in education. I am also interested in MOOCs and how they are going to change education. What better way of learning a teaching method than as a student, right?  I found I learned less about MOOCs, and more about […]

BRASS Gale Cengage Student Travel Award

I had the supreme honor of being the Student Travel Award winner for 2012 for BRASS, the business reference section of ALA. See the original press release. My library school the University of Michigan School of Information also put out a press release. Picture is myself and a representative from Gale Cengage Learning at the […]

HackLibSchool Post in Quasi-Con 2012: “How to Hack the Academic Conference”

I was lucky enough to be part of the planning of this last year’s first ever quasi-conference, and even more lucky to be part of the writing team for this blog post: How to Hack the Academic Conference. This article outlines the process of running a conference/conference as a student, with potential benefits and lessons along […]

From Dead Media class

“The collector delights in evoking a world that is not just distant and long gone but also better — a world in which, to be sure, human beings are no better provided with what they need than in the real world, but in which things are freed from the drudgery of being useful.” Walter Benjamin, […]

I’m Famous! Well, for people who read the Michigan Daily

You can view here on the Michigan Daily site: The 21st Century Library: Books may gather dust in the stacks, but librarians are busier than ever It is always nice to know, when one is in graduate school, that people outside the bubble are wondering about the same things that you are wondering about. I […]