Call for Volunteers: UW Center for an Informed Public MisInfoDay, Feb 14

Call for Volunteers: UW Center for an Informed Public MisInfoDay

Deadline: Applications due by Friday, February 14, 2020.

UW’s new Center for an Informed Public is hosting the second annual MisInfoDay event on Monday, March 16, from 10:00-2:15. They expect 500 high school students, teachers, and librarians to come ready to learn about how to identify and combat mis- and disinformation.

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iCareers Listings: Part Time Librarian and Information Literacy Directed Fieldwork

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iCareers Listings: Part Time Librarian and Information Literacy Directed Fieldwork

Part-Time Librarian (.3 FTE) at The Valley School (#10196)

The Valley School is a co-educational day elementary school, serving students in grades pre-k through the fifth grade. Founded in 1985, The Valley School offers a high-quality academic foundation in a small school setting, rich with opportunities for creativity, exploration, and play. The Valley School is seeking to fill a Part Time Librarian position reporting to the Director of Teaching and Learning.

Information Literacy Directed Fieldwork at UW Bothell

The Library at the University of Washington-Bothell will sponsor one MLIS student for Directed Fieldwork for Spring quarter 2020. Applicants must be able to sign up for 2 credits (100 hours). The fieldwork will be focused on information literacy and instruction.

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Talk: Writer and Storyteller Joseph Bruchac, Jan 13

Talk: Writer and Storyteller Joseph Bruchac

January 13, 2020
8:30-9:30 AM
Dearborn Park International School

For over forty years Joseph Bruchac has been creating literature and music that reflect his indigenous heritage and traditions. He is a proud Nulhegan Abenaki citizen and respected elder among his people. He is the author of more than 120 books for children and adults. His best selling Keepers of the Earth: Native American Stories and Environmental Activities for Children series, with its remarkable integration of science and folklore, continue to receive critical acclaim and to be used in classrooms throughout the country.

Learn more at http://josephbruchac.com/

Mentoring and Workshop Program – Writing for Children and Young Adults, January 2020

Mentoring and Workshop Program – Writing for Children and Young Adults, January 2020

Are you looking for on-going writing support, with monthly deadlines, expert feedback, and participation and discussion along with other committed children’s book creators? Maybe you have thought about doing an MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults, but not had the flexibility or been able to afford the high fees, which can be around $50,000. Then this could be the perfect opportunity!

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Employment: Director of Educational Technology and Library Services, Asheville School, open until filled

Employment: Director of Educational Technology and Library Services, Asheville School

Deadline: Position open until filled.

Asheville School, a coed 9-12 boarding school in Asheville, North Carolina, seeks a Director of Educational Technology and Library Services for a full-time position. The school is hoping to transition from a traditional library into a new space that revolves around many things technology-focused.

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Registration: Research Group Winter 2020 – Children’s Digital media and Technologies Design Toolkit, Dec 12

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Registration: Research Group Winter 2020 – Children’s Digital media and Technologies Design Toolkit

Led by Ph.D. student Saba Kawas and Professor Julie Kientz

Deadline: Form due by December 12, 2019

Meeting Time: Monday From 10 am–12 pm
Registration: Research Group Course Credit: 2-4 CR/NC
Application Deadline: 12/12/2019
Decisions: 12/13/2019

Research Group Overview

The research group is looking for a few students who are interested in applied research to help inform the UX design process of interactive technologies for children. In this DRG, we will prototype and evaluate design toolkits that translate academic research findings into actionable insights that can be easily used by UX designers in the industry. The goal is to come up with toolkit designs with content presented in an easily-digestible format such as a set of cards or an online resource library. We are also planning to run co-design sessions with professional UX designers to design, create, and evaluate several Children’s Digital Design Toolkit examples.

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