#LTHEchat 63: The University Library in the 21st Century. With Isobel Gowers @Isobel_Gowers

Isobel GowersIsobel Gowers started teaching whilst a post-doc at the University of Sheffield. With an interest in equine and human joint disease she became a lecturer at Writtle University College in 2009, where she is now Head of Learning and Teaching. In this diverse role she is responsible for developing and monitoring the Learning, Teaching and Assessment Enhancement Strategy, providing staff and academic development to about 60 academics and is also responsible for the strategic management of the library.

The University Library in the 21st Century

In this #LTHEchat we will discussing the role of the library in student learning. Information has changed from being nearly entirely text and paper based to a wide range of media many of which are available electronically. This has changed the way that university libraries see themselves. They are no longer just a physical space but a virtual one too. The question is have libraries evolved quickly enough to maximise the student learning experience across all disciplines in the 21st century? And are students developing the information literacy skills they need for the future employment?

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See you Wednesday 5 October, same time, same place. 8-9PM (GMT+1) #LTHEchat

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About teresamac

Experienced language educator and innovator, now retired. Taught and managed language teaching (French and Spanish) for 35 years, researching voice over the internet and telecollaboration (virtual exchange) in language teaching, informal learning, assessment and learning theories.
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2 Responses to #LTHEchat 63: The University Library in the 21st Century. With Isobel Gowers @Isobel_Gowers

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