Doering delivered the keynote for the 2015 Association for Information Science and Technology annual conference in St. Louis, Missouri, this week. Titled “Building Community Online: Connecting People, Places, and Ideas through Innovative Design,” Doering’s talk centered on what innovation in education looks like and how research is designed to contribute to society, culture, the economy, and the environment. Doering provided attendees with pragmatic steps any educator or instructional designer can take to foster transformational learning experiences that build community both online and face to face.
The Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) is the only professional association that bridges the gap between information science practice and research. For over 75 years, ASIS&T has been leading the search for new and better theories, techniques, and technologies to improve access to information. Members consist of researchers, developers, practitioners, students, and professors in the field of information science and technology from 50 countries around the world.