Category Archives: Learning Tools and Interactives (Information/Media literacy)

Adult New Computer Users: A Glimpse into the Learner Path

By Gloria Jacobs, Jill Castek, Andrew Pizzolato, Elizabeth Withers, and Kimberly Pendell Literacy, Language & Technology Research Group Portland State University Over the past three years, with a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, the Literacy, Language, … Continue reading

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The STEM Challenge Is on the Road!

By Barrie Adleberg Manager, STEAM Learning Programs E-Line Media In the culmination of Computer Science Education Week, the Free Library of Philadelphia Maker Jawn program hosted this year’s National STEM Video Game Challenge kick-off game design workshop as the Hour … Continue reading

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Wrapping Up a Year of State Library Interviews

By Teri DeVoe Program Officer, IMLS Over the past year, the UpNext Blog has featured dozens of interviews with state librarians on priorities for their IMLS Grants to States funds. These annual population-based grants reflect the broad legislative purposes of … Continue reading

Posted in 21st Century Skills, Accessibility, Afterschool/Out-of-School, Economic/Community Development, Grants to State Library Administrative Agencies, Learning Tools and Interactives (Information/Media literacy), Lifelong learning/ Intergenerational, Workforce Development/Job Assistance | 1 Comment

Libraries and the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act

This article is cross-posted on the Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education blog hosted by the U.S. Department of Education and the U.S. Department of Labor blog.  Portia Wu, Assistant Secretary for Employment and Training, U.S. Department of Labor Johan … Continue reading

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