Friday, June 1, 2001
9:30am - 3:30pm
Brandeis University, Waltham, MA

The ACRL/New England Library Instruction Group (NELIG) and Brandeis University Library present a one day program focusing on many aspects of library instruction for modern learners, such as learning styles for visual thinkers, active learning techniques to use in the classroom, evaluation of library instruction programs, and other topics that relate to information literacy.

8:45am Registration and Refreshments
9:30am Introduction and Opening Remarks
Mary MacDonald, NELIG Chair, University of Rhode Island
Bessie Hahn, National Women's Committee Librarian and Assistant Provost for Libraries, Brandeis University
Anna Litten, Emerson College Library
10:00am Presentation:
Teaching and Learning from Generation Y
Anna Litten, Emerson College, and Beth Lindsay, UMass Dartmouth
11:00am Panel: First Year Programs
  • New Students and Library Advisors
    Stephanie Willen Brown and Bonnie Vigeland, Hampshire College
  • Moving From Teacher-Centered to Student-Centered Active Learning in the Library: Visualize This!
    Esme DeVault, Wheelock College Library
12:15pm Lunch
1:30pm Panel: Assessment
  • Performance-Based Learning and Assessment The Wave of the Future
    Carol Gordon, Boston University
  • Faculty Voices Library Instruction Assessment Faculty Survey
    Patricia Mardeusz, Trina Magi, and Laurie Kutner, University of Vermont
2:30pm Presentation:
Active Learning and Thinking
Anna Litten, Emerson College and Patricia Durisin, Simmons College
3:15pm Closing Comments

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