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Designing An Active Learning Popular Culture Experience, Julie A. Decesare Oct 2016

Designing An Active Learning Popular Culture Experience, Julie A. Decesare

Julie A DeCesare

Designing an Active Learning Popular Culture Experience is an overview of various techniques faculty can use to incorporate active learning into their curriculum and pedagogy.  Popular culture studies provides a great platform for engaging students, but also provides them opportunities for active review of materials and discussion in and out of class.  Innovative spaces, classroom design and technology to support active learning will also be reviewed. 


Streaming Video Resources For Teaching, Learning, And Research, Julie A. Decesare Feb 2014

Streaming Video Resources For Teaching, Learning, And Research, Julie A. Decesare

Julie A DeCesare

In less than 10 years the availability of digitally converted or born digital video, has grown exponentially. Libraries and librarians are constantly navigating, and helping their patrons navigate, this shift from analog to digital. For access to video, our libraries are challenged by an individual consumer marketplace, where institutional access is often limited and expensive. Due to limitations of streaming content, licensing and copyright issues for use in learning management systems and public performance screenings, and time and budgetary issues surrounding the conversion of analog to digital formats, public and educational institutions are still very reliant on physical formats. Patron ...


We’Re All On This Cloud Together: A Look At Five Innovative, Patron-Centered Projects At Providence College, Julie Decesare, Julie Kliever, Mark Caprio, Hailie Posey May 2013

We’Re All On This Cloud Together: A Look At Five Innovative, Patron-Centered Projects At Providence College, Julie Decesare, Julie Kliever, Mark Caprio, Hailie Posey

Julie A DeCesare

iHelp: The Support for Technology and Learning Implementation Team (aka iHelp) is a collaboration with IT, Academic Media Services, Library, and the Instructional Technology Development. With multiple representatives from each department, the team’s charge is to create a one-stop digital “help” page for PC students and faculty, as well as streamline the physical services of four separate departments and cultures to better assist the community at Providence College in their technology needs.

The 2020 Project: The provost of Providence College asked the Library+Commons to compile, curate, and present scholarly materials on the future of higher education for the ...


Navigating Multimedia: How To Find Internet Video Resources For Teaching, Learning, And Research., Julie Decesare Mar 2013

Navigating Multimedia: How To Find Internet Video Resources For Teaching, Learning, And Research., Julie Decesare

Julie A DeCesare

The deep and open Web has quickly become a resource for multimedia and video content. Search engines have tools to help mine for visual content, but finding video content creates different challenges in comparison to text. This chapter will present an articulated guide on searching for multimedia, specifically video, content and provide a showcase of some innovative collections and resources. The reader will take away research strategies and a list of resources to find a variety of subject specific and interdisciplinary video content, as well as specific skills in navigating the wealth of multimedia available online.


Navigating Multimedia – Streaming Video Beyond Youtube: Pop Culture Edition, Julie Decesare Mar 2013

Navigating Multimedia – Streaming Video Beyond Youtube: Pop Culture Edition, Julie Decesare

Julie A DeCesare

The Internet has quickly become a resource for multimedia and video content, especially in popular culture research. Search engines have tools to help mine for visual content, but finding videos content creates different challenges in comparison to text. This presentation will provide tips on searching for multimedia content, as well as, a showcase of some innovative video collections, initiatives, and resources important to popular culture research.


Lending Ipads 101: Steps To Loan From Your Library, Julie A. Decesare, Hailie Posey, Christopher Bellotti Mar 2013

Lending Ipads 101: Steps To Loan From Your Library, Julie A. Decesare, Hailie Posey, Christopher Bellotti

Julie A DeCesare

The Phillips Memorial Library staff demonstrates, step-by-step, how to develop an iPad lending program at your library.

The central goal of our iPad lending program is to provide access to iPads as teaching, learning and research tools for the Providence College community. The iPad lending program is intended to teach and facilitate for our patrons the effective use of iPads and iOS mobile technologies and their applications and to foster a greater understanding of how these and similar mobile technologies can enhance teaching, learning, and research.

In our presentation, we will cover the initial roll out of the iPad lending ...


Artbabble—A Partnership Of Art Appreciation, Curation, And Media Literacy, Julie Decesare Nov 2012

Artbabble—A Partnership Of Art Appreciation, Curation, And Media Literacy, Julie Decesare

Julie A DeCesare

This is a review of the website ArtBabble, which was created by the Indianapolis Museum of Art. ArtBabble is a high quality multimedia showcase from various museum partners, which aims to bring topics surrounding art and artists to a wider audience.


Arkive—An Intersection Of Conservation, Multimedia And Usability, Julie Decesare Jun 2012

Arkive—An Intersection Of Conservation, Multimedia And Usability, Julie Decesare

Julie A DeCesare

In this review, the author discusses why users should consider ARKive (http://www.arkive.org) is an excellent resource for teaching, learning, and research.


Outreach Fail: When A Library Instruction Series Fails To Draw A Crowd, Julie Decesare, Hailie Posey May 2012

Outreach Fail: When A Library Instruction Series Fails To Draw A Crowd, Julie Decesare, Hailie Posey

Julie A DeCesare

In fall 2011, we unveiled an ambitious and conscientious outreach program for our campus community to showcase new databases and services in the library. From the library’s perspective, it was a great model of collaboration and energy. It was well marketed and well thought out. Attendance was abysmal. We know we have so much to share with our students and faculty – How do we convince them? How do we reach them? How do we shake off the many hours of staff time and planning? How do we handle the low return-on–time investment? It’s rare when a presentation ...


Navigating Multimedia: Finding Internet Video Resources, Julie Decesare Nov 2011

Navigating Multimedia: Finding Internet Video Resources, Julie Decesare

Julie A DeCesare

The Internet has quickly become a resource for multimedia and video content. Search engines have tools to help mine for visual content, but finding videos content creates different challenges in comparison to text. My presentation will give tips on searching for multimedia content and showcase some video collections and resources.

From filmstrips, beta, S-VHS, VHS, DVD, to streaming video -- video content has been used in physical classrooms. There is now an immense amount of video content available on the Web for online educators, but how do you get to it? A brief inquiry of a search engines just scratch the ...


Media: Maintaining The Balance, Julie Decesare Apr 2008

Media: Maintaining The Balance, Julie Decesare

Julie A DeCesare

Striking a balance between what your patrons want versus what they need is a daily challenge. This presentation will discuss the Media Center's Outreach and efforts on behalf of the students and faculty of the Boston College Community, as well as our hopes for the future. The Media Center is O'Neill Library's non-print collection of visual materials, audio recordings, And computer data files (an inventory of over 20,000 items on a variety of formats). In addition to the physical collection, the Media Center (with partners) also supports a Streamed Film Collection initiative and owns the digital ...


Collection Building: Foreign Videos & Dvds, Julie Decesare Jun 2007

Collection Building: Foreign Videos & Dvds, Julie Decesare

Julie A DeCesare

Review of online resources for obtaining foreign language videos and DVDs, covering formats available from different countries and equipment needed to view them. Also included a demonstration of some online digital video resources.