Presentations

Below we list some presentations about the two Commons. You may also be interested in videospress articlesand publications about our work.

05/20/16 Apps for Teaching and Learning, Donna Brown, Carla Hoge, Rashmi Kumar and Anu Vedantham, IT Staff Convention, UPenn. (Slides and Materials)
03/30/16 Connecting Librarians To Researchers, Anu Vedantham and Rosemary Frasso, QSR Webinar, Online (Slides)
03/02/16 Ideas for Faculty Engagement, Anu Vedantham, Next Generation Learning Spaces Conference, Atlanta, Georgia (Slides)
02/17/16 Simple Mobile Apps for Managing Clinical Research, Anu Vedantham, Maylene Qiu and Frank Campbell, CRF Day, Perelman School of Medicine. (Slides)
12/17/15    Green Apps? Environmental consequences of our mobile lifestyles, Anu Vedantham, Penn Eco-Reps December Meeting
9/29/15    Connecting Librarians to Researchers, Anu Vedantham, NVivo National Trainer Network Webinar (Slides)
3/26/15    Branding the Commons: Connecting to Libraries, Faculty, and Students, Eric Janec and Vickie Karasic, ACRL 2015 Conference, Portland, OR.
9/30/14    From Commons to Classroom: Evolving Learning Spaces in Academic Libraries, Vickie Karasic and Samantha Kirk, PaLA Annual Conference, Lancaster, PA.
2/24/13:   Penn CAMRA, Anu Vedantham, L. Che, J. Chen, Pedagogy Panel, Screening Scholarship Media Festival, Annenberg School of Communication, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.
  11/14/12:   "Creating a Culture of Learning: How Librarians Keep Up with Digital Media and Technology", Anu Vedantham, Renee Hobbs, et al., American Library Association District Dispatch, Online event (Blog post: "Anu Vedantham on Taking Digital Experiments").
  10/25/12:   "Mobile on Campus: Getting it There on Time," Anu Vedantham, R. Danielson, T. Flood, Campus Technology Virtual Leadership Summit, Online event.
  5/16/12:   iPads and Tablets in the Classroom, Anu Vedantham, Caitlin Shanley, Michael Herzog, Olaino Hardaway, Annual IT Staff Convention, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.
  4/20/12:   Nurturing Student Creativity through New Media and Outstanding Academic Papers by Students (OAPS), Anu Vedantham, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.
  3/29/12:   Toward Frictionless Learning: Notes on an iPad Pilot Project, Caitlin Shanley and Eric Janec, Drexel e-Learning 2.0 Conference, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA.
  1/27/12:  "Building a New Community of Practice: Translating What We Know from Research and from the Field into Planning 21st Century Learning Environments", Anu Vedantham , Jeanne Narum and William LaCourse, Annual Meeting of the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AACU), Washington DC.
  12/12/11:  "Online Video Creation by Undergraduates: Consequences for Media Literacy", Anu Vedantham and Renee Hobbs, Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) Fall Membership Meeting, Washington DC. (Video)
  11/5/11:  "Understanding Student Perspectives on Teaching and Learning", Anu Vedantham, Learning Spaces Collaboratory National Colloquium, Chantilly, VA.
 10/20/11:  "Understanding Student Perspectives on Teaching and Learning, Myrna Cohen, Marjorie Hassen, Chia- Ying Pan and Anu Vedantham , Educause Annual Conference, Philadelphia PA
 7/21/11:  Social Media Panel, Anu Vedantham and Julia Sherwood Murphy, Three-Library Staff Symposium, Temple University, Philadelphia PA
 5/18/11:  Students' Use and Expectations of Support and Technology Panel Discussion, Anu Vedantham, Annual IT Staff Convention, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.
 4/6/11:  Hoesley Digital Literacy Fellows Program Update Presentation, Adam Behrens, Tayler Sorensen and Anu Vedantham, Penn Libraries Board of Overseers meeting, Philadelphia, PA.
 2/28/11:  Lynda.com, Anu Vedantham and Kristin Nelson, IT Roundtable, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.
 2/11/11:  The Penn Libraries Supporting Undergraduates, (Presentation PDF), Marjorie Hassen and Anu Vedantham, University of Pennsylvania Parents Council Meeting, Philadelphia, PA.
 7/22/10:  Engaging the YouTube Generation , (Presentation PDF), Marjorie Hassen, David Toccafondi, Sarah Jacoby, Jesse Turnbull and Ellen Reynolds, Higher Education Web Symposium, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.
 6/25/10:  Zip Learning - 12 Learning Commons in a Flash (LLAMA - BES) , Marjorie Hassen and Anu Vedantham, 2010 ALA Annual Conference, Washington DC.
 6/15/10:  Information Commons in the Wild: Lessons from the Field , Anu Vedantham, PaLA Annual Conference, Scranton PA.
 4/12/10:  Learning Commons: What's working?, Anu Vedantham with Joan Lippincott from CNI and John Culshaw from University of Colorado, CNI Spring Meeting, Baltimore, MD.
 3/25/10:  Faculty Collaborations: Outreach and Multimedia Resources (Presentation PDF), Sarah Jacoby, David Toccafondi and Anu Vedantham, Drexel E-Learning 2.0 Conference, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA.
 11/10/09:  Digital Literacy, Digital Storytelling and The Role of The Academic Librarian (Webcast Recording and web resource), Anu Vedantham with Ellysa Stern Cahoy from Penn State University Libraries for the Blended Librarian webcast series.
 11/5/09:  Nurturing Student Creativity with Video Projects, Anu Vedantham, Educause Community Showcase, Denver, Colorado (Poster PDF and Showcase Photo).
 6/12/09:  "Sharing Effectively: Multimedia for Faculty Development", Anu Vedantham with Lou Zweier from Sonoma State University and Marian Shaffner from San Francisco State University, 2009 NMC Summer Conference, New Media Consortium, Hosted by California State University, Monterey Bay, Monterey, CA.
 5/5/20:  Social Media@Penn Panel Discussion, Anu Vedantham, Annual IT Staff Convention, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.
 4/22/09:  WIC Update Presentation (PPS file) and handout, Anu Vedantham, Penn Libraries Board of Overseers meeting, Philadelphia, PA.
 3/25/09:  Conference Presentation, "Mashup Video Projects for Classroom Creativity", Peter Decherney and Anu Vedantham, at the 2009 NMC Symposium on New Media and Learning, New Media Consortium, Conducted online using Second Life.
 3/13/09:  Invited Paper [PDF] and Presentation [PPT], "New Media: Engaging and educating the YouTube generation", Anu Vedantham and Marjorie Hassen, at the 2009 Reference Services Symposium at Columbia University, New York, NY.
 3/1/09:  Best Practices Help End Copyright Confusion, by Renee Hobbs, Professor of Communication at Temple University. Published in the Council Chronicle magazine, National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE), March 2009.
 10/29/08:  Panel Presentation, "Mashups, Remixes, and Video Culture: Engaging the YouTube Generation in the Classroom", Peter Decherney, Anu Vedantham, et. al., Educause Annual Conference 2008, Orlando, FL. (Web Resource)
 6/13/08:  Five Minutes of Fame Award, "Weigle Information Commons", Anu Vedantham and David Toccafondi, 2008 NMC Summer Conference, New Media Consortium, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ.
 6/12/08:  "Student Created Video: Creativity Unleashed", Anu Vedantham and David Toccafondi, 2008 NMC Summer Conference, New Media Consortium, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ. (Web resource and PowerPoint PDF)
 4/3/08:  "Mashup Video Movie Screening", Anu Vedantham and Ryan Leonard, NMC Symposium on Mashups, New Media Consortium, Conducted online using Adobe Connect and Second Life.
 4/2/08:  Conference Presentation, "Mashup Contest at Upenn: Copyright and Free Culture", Peter Decherney and Anu Vedantham, NMC Symposium on Mashups, New Media Consortium, Conducted online using Adobe Connect and Second Life.
 3/20/08:  Conference Presentation, "Learning Spaces that Encourage Risk-Taking", Anu Vedantham, E-Learning 2.0 Conference, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA.
 12/11/07:  Invited Project Briefing, "Mashup Contest: Student Created Video Parodies" , Peter Decherney and Anu Vedantham, Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) Fall Task Force Meeting, Washington DC. (Web Resources)
2/16/07 Invited Presentation, Technology Tools for Teaching and Learning, Anu Vedantham, Penn Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Education Research Group, Philadelphia, PA.