Copyright and Open Content, Open Educational Resource Design, Rural and Remote Broadband, Digital Literacy, Telecommunications Policy
I am currently involved in the following research projects:
University of Alberta's Opening Up Copyright Instructional Series: https://sites.library.ualberta.ca/copyright/
3D Heart Project: https://www.3dheartproject.com/
I have taught/will be teaching the following courses at SLIS since 2012:
LIS 501: Foundations of Library and Information Studies
LIS 503: Reference and Information Services
LIS 505: Introduction to Research in Library and Information Studies
LIS 526: Instructional Practices in LIS
LIS 531: Collection Management
LIS 536: Digital Reference and Information Retrieval
LIS 549: Selected Topics in Information Policy
LIS 598: Emerging and Evolving Technology
LIS 598: Cultural Memory Organizations in the Global Information Society
LIS 598: Technology, Information and Society
LIS 598: Information Policy
Introduction to the historical, current, and potential roles of libraries and of library and information professionals in western society. Required course. Sections may be offered at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations sections of the Calendar.
Theory and practice related to the teaching roles of the librarian or information professional. Includes planning, implementation and evaluation of pedagogical approaches for the design of effective information literacy and professional development instructional sessions. Sections may be offered at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations sections of the Calendar. Prerequisites: LIS 501, 502, and 503, or consent of instructor.
An analytical approach to collection management including the acquisition, review and evaluation of collections. Sections may be offered at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations sections of the Calendar. Prerequisites: LIS 501, 502, 503, 504, and 505, or consent of instructor.
An examination of selected topics in information policy including a focus on origins, policy and regulatory environment and current issues. Selected topics regularly examined are intellectual property; telecommunications policy; access to Information, privacy, and surveillance. Prerequisite: LIS 501 or consent of instructor.