Charles Sturt University
Charles Sturt University

Judy O'Connell

 Judy O'Connell

BADipEd SYD, GDAS (TL) UTS, MAppSci (Inf) CSU, MEd ACU, AALIA

Skype: heyjudeonline
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Judy O'Connell teaches a range of subjects in Information Studies and Teacher Librarianship. Judy joined CSU full-time in 2011. In Sydney Judy was previously Head of Library and Information Services at St Joseph's College; Library and Web 2.0 Consultant with Catholic Education, Parramatta Diocese, Western Sydney; Head of Library and Information Services, Hills Grammar School; Director of Information Services, MLC School, and Curriculum Co-ordinator and Teacher Librarian at Bethlehem College. Judy provides keynote presentations and conference sessions, seminars and workshops at national and international level for library, education and technology organisations.

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  • Teaching and leadership roles of the teacher librarian
  • School Library design
  • Library Services to Children and Young Adults
  • Information fluency and Transliteracy
  • Digital Citizenship
  • Gaming and Virtual Worlds
  • New media and social networking
  • Professional online communities and work groups
  • Web 3.0 and the Semantic Web

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Publications (selected)

  • O'Connell, J. (2010) Virtual Worlds are genuinely real spaces for learning. Access Volume 24 Issue 4. http://heyjude.files.wordpress.com/2006/06/access-vol-24-issue-4-2010-virtual-worlds.pdf
  • O'Connell, J. & Groom, D. (2010) "Connect, Communicate, Collaborate", Learning in a Changing World Series, ACER Press : Camberwell.
  • O'Connell, J. & Groom, D. (2010) "Virtual Worlds", Learning in a Changing World Series, ACER Press : Camberwell.
  • O'Connell, J. (2010) "Kindle-ing discussion About Learning", Synergy, Volume 8 No: 1. http://heyjude.files.wordpress.com/2006/06/kindle-ing-discussion-about1.pdf
  • O'Connell, J. (2010) "Het 21ste-eeuwse klaslokaal", Media Coach, January, No. 1. http://heyjude.files.wordpress.com/2006/06/judy-oconnell_hoofd-bibliotheek.pdf
  • O'Connell, J. (2009) "Content Used to be King" , The Transformational Media Centre, ASCD Express 4.22, August 6. http://www.ascd.org/ascd-express/vol4/422-newvoices.aspx
  • O'Connell, J. (2008) "Library 2.0 and the implications for Information literacy teaching in Schools" in Godwin, P. (ed) "Information Literacy meets Library 2.0" Facet Publishing: UK.
  • O'Connell, J. (2008) "What's that Sound? "Tweet": New perspectives on leadership and learning", Access Volume 22 Issue 4.
  • O'Connell, J. (2007) "Learning is a multi-modal conversation", Bloggers Cafe, Leading and Learning with Technology, ISTE. Dec/Jan.
  • O'Connell, J. (2006) "Engaging the Google Generation through Library 2.0", SCAN Volume 25 No.4.
  • O'Connell, J. (2006) "Engaging the Google Generation through Web 2.0". SCAN Volume 25 No.3.

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