Open Access Week Events with John Willinsky

  On Monday, October 24, 2016, John Willinsky, Khosla Family Professor of Education and Director of the Program in Science, Technology, and Society at Stanford University, will visit the Penn Libraries for a full day of events to celebrate International Open Access Week (October 24 – 30). The events are open to all members of the … More Open Access Week Events with John Willinsky

Statistical Software Consultations Now Available at Weigle Information Commons

Shruthi Arvind,  our new statistical software consultant, begins this week, offering appointments to provide assistance with statistical software, including Stata, R,  and SPSS. She welcomes questions about proper commands, data cleaning, visualization, and regression analysis. She cautions that her assistance is not intended to help students decide on the suitability of a given statistical method … More Statistical Software Consultations Now Available at Weigle Information Commons

Creating Videos for Student Engagement

Video: It’s Not Just for “Online” Learning! As the Fall 2016 semester approaches, instructors are assiduously preparing their teaching materials: drafting syllabi, revising assignments, and refining all manner of content in the hope that come the first day of classes, their students will have a fully developed course awaiting them. Arguably, it might seem like … More Creating Videos for Student Engagement

Museum of Play

I recently had the opportunity to attend the New Media Consortium 2016 Summer Conference in Rochester, New York. One of the highlights from my trip was The Strong Museum of Play. Upon entering the building I was immediately struck by the joyful energy of the space. From tropical fish tanks to robots to Sesame Street … More Museum of Play