Dr. Curtis Rogers discusses recording audiobooks for the State Library's Talking Book Services program and more with Ella Rescigno and Ellen Dunn. Ella is a 17-year-old singer and actor who lives in Columbia, SC, and among her many interests and projects, volunteers at the South Carolina State Library in the Talking Book Services department recording audiobooks. Also joining us is Ellen Dunn who is the Library's Public Information Coordinator and helps record audiobooks as well as offers the Library's Tail Waggin' Tutors program.
Boo! Dr. Curtis Rogers discusses ghosts and legends of South Carolina in this episode of From Our Collection with Sarah Pettus and Kerry Jeyschune from the library's Collections Management and Digitization department.
- Kerry talks about the Blue Lady of Hilton Head and the legend of Alice Flagg
- Sarah discusses the Ghost Hound of Goshen and Julia Legare
Dr. Curtis Rogers discusses Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) in libraries and much more with Dr. Nicole Cooke. Dr. Cooke is the Augusta Baker Endowed Chair and Associate Professor at the University of South Carolina’s School of Library and Information Science. Her research and teaching interests include human information behavior, critical cultural information studies, and diversity and social justice in librarianship.
Dr. Curtis Rogers learns all about pirates in this episode of From Our Collection with Sarah Pettus and Kerry Jeyschune from the library's Collections Management and Digitization department.
- Sarah's selection of titles include the pirates Anne Bonny, Calico Jack (Jack Rackham), and Mary Read:
- Kerry's selection of titles include the pirates Stede Bonnet and Edward Teach, aka Blackbeard:
- Stede Bonnet: Charleston’s Gentleman Pirate by Christopher Byrd Downey
- Blackbeard and Other Pirates of the Atlantic Coast by Nancy Roberts
- Pirates of the Carolinas Second Edition, by Terrance Zepke
Frank Baker is a media literacy advocate who has published five books on the topic for parents, educators, and students. In this episode, he shares his early history with media and how he became interested in taking a critical look at how stories are told. He also gives a few suggestions for encouraging media literacy in younger generations of students.
- Baker, Frank. Close reading the media: literacy lessons and activities for every month of the school year. New York: Routledge, 2018
- Baker, Frank. Media literacy in the K-12 classroom. International Society for Technology in Education, 2016.
- Media Literacy Clearinghouse: http://www.frankwbaker.com/mlc
- Media Literacy Defined. National Association for Media Literacy Education
- The Past, Present and Future of Media Literacy Education. National Association for Media Literacy Education’s Journal of Media Literacy Education (2009)
- History of Media Literacy Timeline by Frank Baker