Keynote: Leaning into the Future: Best Practices for Keeping Up with Emerging Technologies with Nicole Hennig
If you’re like most people, you feel stressed out about keeping up with the deluge of information about new technologies.
In this talk we’ll look at some examples of how technology is moving forward exponentially (from both utopian and dystopian viewpoints). Then we’ll focus on:
And finally we’ll help reduce the stress of rapid change by focusing on a step-by-step process that you can use no matter which new technologies are on the horizon.
Nicole Hennig is an independent user-experience professional, helping librarians and educators effectively use mobile technologies.
Nicole’s books include Apps for Librarians: Using the Best Mobile Technology to Educate, Create, and Engage, Selecting and Evaluating the Best Mobile Apps for Library Services, and Best Apps for Academics. She teaches several online courses, including Apps for Librarians & Educators, and Organize Your Life with Mobile Apps.
She worked for the MIT Libraries for 14 years, first as web manager and then as head of the user experience department. She is the winner of several awards, including the MIT Excellence Award for Innovative Solutions.
Nicole loves teaching, presenting, and inspiring people to use technology effectively. To stay current with the best mobile technology for education, sign up for her email newsletter, Mobile Apps News, and follow her on Twitter @nic221, where she tweets about libraries and mobile technologies.
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This conference has been funded in part under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, administered by the Florida Department of State, Division of Library and Information Services.