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Design for Diversity Opening Forum: A Reflection

Written on November 13, 2017 at 4:52 pm, by

The first Design for Diversity event was held at Northeastern on October 16 and 17 to begin the collaborative process of building the Teaching and Learning Toolkit. My takeaway questions, inspired by the presentations and discussions, were: When working with learners to teach technologies and systems, how can we teach learners to be critical of  Continue Reading »

Design for Diversity Opening Forum

Written on October 20, 2017 at 11:42 am, by

Design for Diversity, supported by the IMLS, focuses on the ways in which information systems embody and reinforce cultural norms, and asks how we can design systems that account for diverse cultural materials and ways of knowing. Based on a series of working meetings, we will be developing a collaborative pedagogical toolkit to encourage inclusive  Continue Reading »

Design for Diversity Podcast Interview: Lost in the Stacks!

Written on October 6, 2017 at 11:44 am, by

Julia was interviewed for Lost in the Stacks, a Research Library Rock n Roll Radio Show, broadcasting from the WREK studio on campus of the Georgia Institute of Technology. Hear Julia’s interview portion of Lost in the Stacks episode 359, broadcast October 6, 2017. She speaks about inclusion in information systems and the Design for  Continue Reading »

Design for Diversity at Digital Humanities 2017

Written on August 12, 2017 at 11:38 am, by

Amanda and Julia presented at Digital Humanities 2017 at McGill University in MontrĂ©al, Canada from August 8-11, 2017. The Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations strives to promote and support digital research and teaching across arts and humanities disciplines. They presented a posted showing some of the main results from the initial literature review. See the  Continue Reading »

Design for Diversity at Massachusetts Library System Annual Conference

Written on June 15, 2017 at 11:25 am, by

Amanda presented at the Massachusetts Library System’s (MLS) Annual Conference in Devens, MA on June 13, 2017. This year’s theme was Talking Social Justice in Massachusetts Libraries: Diversity to Equity. Every year, MLS hosts a day-long program to give members the opportunity to explore topics and have conversations among peers. She presented a table talk  Continue Reading »

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