On August 31, 2015, Deb the Librarian had the great fortune to interview Helen Chen, Senior Researcher for the Designing Education Lab and the Director of ePortfolio Initiative at Stanford University, and Tracy Penny Light, Executive Director of the Centre for Student Engagement and Learning at Thomson Rivers University in British Columbia. Listen to this Informania to discover the value and many applications of ePortfolios; and how they are used as an effective high impact learning opportunity and a tool to demonstrate skills, competencies and learning abilities.
August 24, Deb the Librarian spoke with Dana Bonifacio-Sample, the Associate Director of Student Union, Student Activities, and Commuter Student Services at the University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA). Dana shared useful information about student services, and her goals for expanding the services and opportunities for students at the Student Union. Currently, complimentary food is served in the Daily Den (1st floor of Student Union), Monday through Friday, at 10am-11am and 2pm-3pm. Summer and winter gear (mountain bikes, kayaks, snowshoes, and more) is available for rental on the 2nd floor of the Student Union. There is also musical entertainment in the Student Union on Wednesdays during the lunch hour, and rooms in the Student Union for student clubs to use for meetings and events.
Additionally, there are many student job opportunities at the Student Union, Interested in exploring what student job opportunities are available at UAA? Check out www.uakjobs.com!
For more information about resources and services offered through the Student Union and Student Activities, check out the Student Union and Commuter Services website!
Monday, August 3, Deb the Librarian interviewed Assistant Professor Lorelei Sterling, Distance Education Librarian at the UAA/APU Consortium Library. Lorelei spoke about library services to students taking online (Distance) courses, and services to all University of Alaska Anchorage and Alaska Pacific University students. For information about placing course materials on Reserve at the Consortium Library, go to https://consortiumlibrary.org/services/course_reserves.php.
Professor Sterling also manages student employees. Learn about student employment opportunities and the multiple services available to students on this Informania interview with Lorelei Sterling! To search for employment opportunities at the Consortium Library, go to www.uakjobs.com.