INF530: Assessment 4: Scholarly book review

Language and Learning in the Digital Age by James Paul Gee and Elisabeth R. Hayes, Routledge, New York, USA, 2011, 168 pp., US $29.95, ISBN: 978-0-203-83091-8 (ebk)   The idea that language has a profound effect on learning is gaining traction in the world of education – particularly as schools and tertiary institutions grapple with … Continue reading INF530: Assessment 4: Scholarly book review

INF530 Assignment Book Review: Language and Learning in the Digital Age

Language and Learning in the Digital Age by James Paul Gee and Elisabeth R. Hayes, Routledge, New York, USA, 2011, 168 pp., US $29.95, ISBN: 978-0-203-83091-8 (ebk)The idea that language has a profound effect on learning is gaining traction in the world of education – particularly as schools and tertiary institutions grapple with literacy, learning and … Continue reading INF530 Assignment Book Review: Language and Learning in the Digital Age

Physical Environment

big, moveable signageOne thing our visit demonstrated wonderfully is that design has become a huge factor in libraries.  In its presentation, UWCSEA in fact focused on design aspects, as it had two new, purpose built libraries.  Careful thought had also gone into the design of the Tanglin Trust libraries, in particular the new senior library.Libraries … Continue reading Physical Environment