Teresa Slobuski is the liaison librarian for Elementary Education, Special Education, Secondary Education, and Social Work at San Jose State University. She also serves as the librarian for San Jose State’s nascent Learning and Games Education Initiative. As the Elementary Education liaison, she oversees collections of current and historical California textbooks for kindergarten through eighth grade. Slobuski completed her master’s degree in library and information science at Rutgers University in her home state of New Jersey. Her undergraduate degree in English is from St. Mary’s College of Maryland, with minors in Art History and Asian Studies. She conducts research on a variety of topics such as the impact of non-text media on information retrieval, children’s literature, informal learning and the development of 21st century skills, and educational technology topics, especially the use of games as educational tools. In her free time, she spends as much time playing games as reason allows. She resides in San Jose, CA and loves the sunny weather.
April 29, 2015 by 1 Comment