John Berry III, Editor-at-Large for Library Journal, and Seton Hall Associate Professor Christopher Tienken, Ed.D. will co-present on the topic of "Critical Issues in Information and Education" on Wednesday, March 29 at 12 p.m. in the 2nd floor Common Area of the Walsh Library. The program marks the inaugural event in the Libraries Speaker's Series. RSVP to: Franceska.Osmann@shu.edu to attend this free event.
In the age of mass communication, which resources literally at our fingertips provide true information or something slightly more "alternative?" Join professor Tienken and Mr. Berry for a lively discussion followed by a Q&A, where the subject of how students and educators alike must navigate the modern age of information in order to arrive at valid answers. How should today's students properly conduct their research efforts effectively? Attend this program to gain highly valuable tips and insight into better using the library media of the 21st century.
During John Berry's more than fifty years with Library Journal where he was Editor-in-Chief, he authored over 700 publications and maintained an active role in the American Library Association, spearheading many socially aware initiatives. He is a recipient of the Joseph W. Lippincott Award for distinguished service to librarianship.
Dr. Christopher Tienken has authored over 80 publications. His research interests include school reform issues such as standardization, the influence of curriculum quality on student outcomes, and the construct validity of high-stakes standardized tests as decision-making tools. He was named the 2014 College of Education and Human Services Researcher of the Year, and was invited to be a member of the Professors of Curriculum organization in 2015.
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