Three University Library faculty and staff will present at the EDUCAUSE
West/Southwest Regional Conference February 2012.
, Humanities and Social Sciences Librarian, and Nathan Mealey
, Manager of Library Technologies, have been accepted to present in the Ideas & Innovations Showcase. The focus of their presentation is on Millar Library¬ís new Learning Ground and, in particular, the Sandbox. The Sandbox is an experimental collaboration space adjacent to the renovated computer lab on the first floor. This space will offer a range of technologies aimed at fostering student collaboration, including wall-embedded LCD displays, touch-screen monitors, floor-to-ceiling writeable wall surfaces and whiteboards, and a variety of seating and workspaces. The space is currently under construction and expected to open at the start of Winter 2012 term. Visit our Learning Ground page at http://library.pdx.edu/learning-ground.html
to find out more about the project.
, Distance Learning Librarian, will present a poster session titled "Taking the library to the LMS: A collaborative solution for online classrooms."