UBC iSchool Again Storms iConference (All Students)

This year’s iSchools conference, “Scholarship in Action: Data, Innovation, Wisdom” was February 12-15 in Fort Worth Texas, with a large representation from SLAIS: The iSchool at UBC in attendance.

The iSchool was well represented when it came time to hand out the conference awards. Special congratulations go to the Remediating Tinker Bell crew for 1st place in the posters!!

Title: Remediating Tinker Bell: Childhood Commodification and the Transmedia Narrative
Recipients: Eric M. Meyers, University of British Columbia; Lindsey Krabbenhoft, University of British Columbia; Julia P. McKnight, University of British Columbia

Also special congratulations to the honourable mention to the NooX crew

Title: The Neighborhood Book Exchange: Community Catalyst or Media Hype?
Recipients: Kathleen Gollner, University of British Columbia; Tenny Webster, University of British Columbia; Lisa Nathan, University of British Columbia

Lists of all the awards are here


Still more congratulations to the fine Social Media Expo presenters for all the work they did, and for being selected for presentation (a higher category that ‘just’ poster) – student Nick, Jonathan, Allison & Brigid!

The need for information gurus in online learning communities
Nick Josten, Jonathan Kift, Allison Trumble, and Brigid Winter



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