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Blog Division of Library & Information Science Blog HLS – How would you Hack Library School? Home 21st Century Teacher We have heard alot about the 21st Century Learner. We know that they are:collaborativeadaptiveinformation, media and technology savvycommunicatorsimmediate and instantrequire instant gratificationcreators and adaptorBut what about the 21st Century Teacher, what are the characteristics we would expect to see in a 21st Century Educator. We know they are student centric, holistic, they are teaching about how to learn as much as teaching about the subject area. We expect our students to be life long learners. For their advice and feedback Sheryl Nussbaum-Beach, Rod Fee, Kim Cofino, Doug DeKock, David Truss

Palm Beach County Library Association About Kate I’m an educator, researcher and digital curriculum and pedagogy specialist with a background in the library and information sector. I’m currently the Principal Lead, Digital Pedagogy and Curriculum at the University of Southern Queensland. Teaching and learning Teaching and learning has been a passion throughout my academic career. In my current role, I lead a team of academics who work on digital pedagogy and curriculum innovation projects. In the past, my teaching has been primarily focused in the Information Management and Library and Information Practice majors of a Master of Information Science program. I have a background in teaching dual mode cohorts, with both internal and external students who move fluidly across study modes from course to course and even week to week. You can read about my adventures in teaching and learning on my blog higheredukate. Research I hold a PhD in information technology from QUT. Service Just Kate

Resource Description Alan November - Education Technology Consultant Alan thrives on confirming and challenging educators’ thoughts about what’s possible in the world of teaching and learning. More than anything, he is a teacher at heart, with a wealth of experience teaching learners of all ages. Alan November is an international leader in education technology. “As an educator, sometimes all you need is inspiration to work harder for your students. Audiences enjoy Alan’s humor and wit as he pushes the boundaries of how to improve teaching and learning. Alan was named one of the nation’s fifteen most influential thinkers of the decade by Technology and Learning Magazine. Alan’s resume can be found here. Each summer Alan leads the Building Learning Communities summer BLC conference with world-class presenters and international participants.

Connecting to Collections Online Community Mr. Library Dude – Academic librarian with 15+ years of experience. Passionate about lifelong learning and student success. Interested in user experience and organizational leadership. For me, being a librarian has never been about the books–it's about th