The Travelin' Librarian Uncategorized Nebraska Learns 2.0: Foursquare

Nebraska Learns 2.0: Foursquare

Nebraska Learns 2.0 is the Nebraska Library Commission’s ongoing online learning program. The goal of our program is to encourage participants to experiment with and learn about the new and emerging technologies that are reshaping the way people, society and libraries access information and communicate with each other. Nebraska Learns 2.0 is a self-discovery program which encourages participants to take control of their own learning and to utilize their lifelong learning skills through exploration and PLAY. 

Each month, we offer you an opportunity to learn a new Thing (or lesson). You have all month to complete that Thing and receive one CE credit. You may choose which Things to do based on personal interest and time availability. If the Thing of the month doesn’t interest you or if you are particularly busy that month, you can skip it.

FourSquare-Logo<strong>The Thing for January is: Foursquare.

"Foursquare is a mobile application that is a cross between a friend-finder, a social city-guide, and a game that encourages users to explore their neighborhoods and rewards them for doing so. We do this by combining our friend-finder functionality and social city guide elements with game mechanics — our users earn points, win mayorships and unlock badges and specials for trying new places and revisiting old favorites."

If you are new to Nebraska Learns 2.0, your first assignment is to sign up to participate.  This program is open to ALL Nebraska librarians, library staff, library friends, library board members and school media specialists. 

We hope you’ll join your library colleagues in the fun as you learn about new and exciting technologies!

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